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Dutchess County Drowning Prevention Classes Continue in June

Published: 6/7/2017

Poughkeepsie… With the swimming and water recreation season underway, Dutchess County residents are reminded that Drowning Prevention Seminars are being offered this month at various locations and times at no cost.

These presentations offer guidance for supervising swimmers, how to identify swimmers in distress, an informative video on drowning victim recognition and a time to discuss lifeguard duties and responsibilities as they relate to DBCH regulations.  The following classes are being offered:

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 3:00 PM - HACKETT HILL/HYDE PARK RECREATION
59 East Market Street, Hyde Park, NY 12538 

Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM - WILCOX MEMORIAL PARK
Route 199, Milan, NY 12581

Friday, June 16, 2017 at 3:00 PM - BEEKMAN RECREATION PARK
Recreation Road (Off Beekman Rd), Hopewell Jct, NY 12533

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 9:15 AM - CAMP RAMAPO
101 Anchorage Trail Road, Rhinebeck, NY  12572

Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 2:00 PM - CAMP YOUNG JUDAEA SPROUT LAKE
6 Sprout Lake Camp Road, Lagrangeville, NY 12540


Seating for the seminars is limited and registration is required.  To register, please contact the Department, Monday-Friday from 9AM - 5PM at (845) 486-3480 or by e-mail to