|Corolla Beach Rescue (CBR), a non-profit organization of Lighthouse Resort Services, provides a minimum of 40+ lifeguards during the summer months and peak visitor season. The lifeguards are either assigned to fixed tower locations or patrol the oceanfront on ATVs. The life guarding operation covers about twenty-two miles of beach, serving over 1.2 million visitors per season. The mission of this life guarding organization is to provide the safest beach environment possible. Corolla Beach Rescue personnel focus on prevention of accidents through education of and interaction with the general public.The Corolla Beach Rescue Season begins Memorial Day weekend and continues through Labor Day weekend. The operation consists of sixteen stationary lifeguard stands, nine roving ATV patrols, and three QRVs (Quick Response Vehicles) each manned by a certified NC EMT. Corolla Beach Rescue is also responsible for responding for emergencies in the Currituck Sound.
There are several Special Activities that Corolla Lifesaving Association, another non-profit organization of Lighthouse Resort Services, sponsors throughout the year:
• The Safety Education & Aquatic Learning (SEALS) Program is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from the middle of June through July. For more information, click here to visit the SEALS Program.
• The Junior Lifeguard Program is held once during June and once during July. Click here to visit the Junior Lifeguard Program.