Islip, NY – Kids 8-16 years old have been learning water safety, life-saving techniques, and how to use rescue equipment in Atlantique, Fire Island, in preparation for the New York State Level 1 Ocean Lifeguard Test. The seven-week program includes identifying dangerous water conditions and introduces participants to the duties and responsibilities of an ocean lifeguard. The program is run through Open Water Swim Long Island. For more information on future programs, please call the Town of Islip Sports and Aquatics Division at 631-224-5404.