Water Safety for Guides

Water Safety for Guides (WSFG) Class 2018

March 22: Hamilton, NY (begins at 1:00 pm) White Eagle Conference Center. To register for this course at the Rendezvous. Click here to use this form.

April 15: Manhatten, NY (begins at 9:00 am) Discovery Outdoors Training Center, 154 Grand St., NY, NY 10013 (Instructor – Will Soter)

April 21: Central New York (begins at 11:00 am) Borodino United Methodist Church, 1820 Route 174, Skaneateles, NY (Instructor - Craig Tryon)

May 5: Tupper Lake, NY (begins at 1:00 pm) Chamber of Commerce, 121 Park Street, Tupper Lake NY 12986 (Instructor – Sonny Young)

June 2: West Hurley, NY (begins at 11:00 am) West Hurley Library, 42 Clover St., West Hurley, NY 12491 (Instructor – Will Soter)

June 10: Woodgate, NY (begins at 12:00 pm) Woodgate Free Library, 11051 Woodgate Road. Woodgate, NY 13494 (Instructor – Alan Woodruff)

July 21: Tupper Lake, NY (begins at 1:00 pm) Chamber of Commerce, 121 Park Street, Tupper Lake NY 12986 (Instructor – Sonny Young)

July 21: Thousand Islands (begins at 11:00 am) MacSherry Library, 112 Walton Street, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607 (Instructor - Craig Tryon)

August 19: Woodgate, NY (begins at 12:00 pm) Woodgate Free Library, 11051 Woodgate Road. Woodgate, NY 13494 (Instructor – Alan Woodruff)

August 25: West Hurley, NY (begins at 11:00 am) West Hurley Library, 42 Clover St., West Hurley, NY 12491 (Instructor – Will Soter)

September 15: Tupper Lake, NY (begins at 1:00 pm) Chamber of Commerce, 121 Park Street, Tupper Lake NY 12986 (Instructor – Sonny Young)

October 20: Tupper Lake, NY (begins at 1:00 pm) Chamber of Commerce, 121 Park Street, Tupper Lake NY 12986 (Instructor – Sonny Young)

The Water Safety for Guides class generally runs 3-4 hours, fulfills the water safety requirement for the New York State guide license and is a LIFETIME CERTIFICATION. Participants are not required to enter the water for this course.

Please click here for the Water Safety Form and fill it out in its entirety. The form must be submitted to register for any Water Safety for Guides class. You will be contacted by a NYSOGA water safety instructor once this form is received. The fee for the course is $60.00 per person. Please note that pre-payment is necessary to confirm class registration. PLEASE BRING A PAYPAL PAYMENT RECEIPT OR SCREEN SHOT WITH YOU TO THE WATER SAFETY CLASS AS PROOF OF PAYMENT FOR THE INSTRUCTOR. Thank you. If you are not using the online payment option for class registration, contact the instructor directly for other payment options.

NYSOGA instructors generally schedule one class a month from March-November. Other class dates will be posted as they become available. Should there be interest in a class at a time other than those on the class schedule, please complete and submit a Water Safety Class Form. You will be contacted by a water safety instructor who will help you make arrangements for a class.

Contact phone numbers are below, should you need to talk with an instructor for a particular class regarding questions you may have. Please call the appropriate instructor for the class you would like information about. Thank you.

Alan Woodruff (Woodgate NY area) - 315-392-4592
Sonny Young (Saranac Lake NY area) - 518-524-6002 after 5 PM
Craig Tryon (Central NY area) - 315-427-8984
Will Soter (Catskills area) – 845-399-9948
Patricia Rudge (Catskills area) - 845-254-4126

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