BEACH PATROL PRESS RELEASES

Ocean City Beach Patrol Coverage Reduced As Seasonal Employees Head Home

Ocean City, Maryland – (August 20, 2018):  As seasonal staff numbers begin to dwindle, the Ocean City Beach Patrol is reminding residents and beachgoers that the number of surf rescue technicians (lifeguards) working day-to-day will also decrease. While there will be no unguarded areas of the beach, the number of available lifeguard towers will change…

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Ocean City Lifeguard Recently Presented at World Conference on Drowning Prevention

Ocean City, Maryland – (October 26, 2017):  Jamie Falcon, a Sergeant with the Ocean City Beach Patrol, recently gave an oral presentation at the World Conference on Drowning Prevention in Vancouver, Canada.  The event was hosted by the International Lifesaving Federation and is co-sponsored by the World Health Organization. In his acknowledgements, Falcon thanked Ocean…

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Ocean City Lifeguard to Present at World Conference on Drowning Prevention

Ocean City, Maryland – (September 12, 2017):  Jamie Falcon, a Sergeant with the Ocean City Beach Patrol, will be giving an oral presentation at the World Conference on Drowning Prevention in Vancouver, Canada.  The event is hosted by the International Lifesaving Federation and is co-sponsored by the World Health Organization. In his acknowledgements, Falcon thanks…

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Captain Robert S. Craig Annual Boardwalk Swim & Ginny Craig Quarter Mile Boardwalk Swim Taking Place Saturday, July 8

Ocean City, MD – (June  2017):  The Ocean City Beach Patrol will host the annual Boardwalk swim to honor Captain Robert Craig on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 6 p.m. on 14th Street and the Boardwalk. Competitors will swim a measured mile with the prevailing current to a finish line located at 14th Street and…

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Ocean City Is Not a Topless Beach & Will Not Become A Topless Beach

Ocean City, Maryland – (June 9, 2017):  Despite many reports and social media posts, the Town of Ocean City is not a topless beach and will not become a topless beach, town officials pledge. The intent of the policy that is being reported on was strictly for our Beach Patrol employees. Lifeguards in Ocean City…

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Ocean City Beach Patrol Employment Opportunity, Pre-Employment Testing for Summer 2017

Ocean City, Maryland – (February 12, 2017): The Ocean City Beach Patrol (OCBP) will hold their first off-site pre-employment physical skills evaluation on Sunday February 12th at Maggs Gym, on the University of Salisbury Campus in Salisbury, Maryland to fill openings in the 2017 employment roster.  There are no pre-certification requirements and experience in ocean…

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Ocean City Beach Patrol Employment Test Set for May 1 in Ocean Pines

Ocean City, Maryland – (April 11 2016): The Ocean City Beach Patrol (OCBP) will hold its final off-site pre-employment physical skills evaluation for the 2016 summer season on Sunday, May 1.  The pre-employment evaluation is being held in Ocean Pines at the Ocean Pines Sports Core Pool. There are no pre-certification requirements and experience in…

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Ocean City Beach Patrol Testing for 2016 Summer Employment

Ocean City, Maryland – (March 8, 2016): The Ocean City Beach Patrol (OCBP) will hold an off-site, pre-employment physical skills evaluation for the 2016 summer season on Saturday, March 12. The pre-employment physical skills evaluation is being held at York College’s Wolf Hall, in York, PA. There are no pre-certification requirements and experience in ocean…

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Emergency Responders Make Multiple Rescues Due to Dangerous Rip Currents

OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND – (September 29, 2015): Treacherous surf conditions resulted in an afternoon scare in Ocean City yesterday, September 28.  Despite public advisories to stay out of the surf until spring, first responders made multiple rescues for swimmers in distress. Emergency personnel from Ocean City fire, beach patrol and police departments responded to 33rd…

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