Before you Surf, you SWIM! The Skudin Family is excited to announce Skudin Swim.
Skudin Swim Inc. is a family business built around safety and competency in and around the water. Our roots took hold with Grandfather Richard “Dick” Bolton served the Jones Beach Lifeguard Corps dating back to the 40s. There our Grandfather worked from a Rookie to Jones Beach Director of Aquatics for Pool Shows at the East and West Bath House. In the 1970s, Grandpa worked for Nassau County as the Director of Pool Shows at all County Facilities. As Dick Bolton organized and directed shows, his children joined the ranks of the Nassau County Lifeguards at “Nassau Beach” .
In 2019, Skudin Swim continues the legacy of Lifesaving at the Nickerson Beach Park Pools, formerly known as “Nassau Beach”. Skudin Swim trains, educates and supervises Red Cross Certified Lifeguards at pools and beaches in order to ensure patron safety. Also, Skudin Swim teaches swimming to all ages and abilities.
Top Photo is a great photo of their grandfather teaching surfing during the 60’s in NY.
- A reliable supply of professionally managed and trained lifeguards for public and private pools, beaches and swim venues.
- The successful mitigation of risk by safely managing water operations for public and private entities.
- Lifeguards of the highest standard in regards to physical fitness and knowledge of emergency response procedures ensuring safety for all patrons.
- Exemplary swim instruction to all ages and abilities (including all ages with special needs).
- Promotion of the public’s safe use and enjoyment of various aquatic venues within Nassau County.
We look forward to the coming summer of providing a safe and fun aquatic venue at Nickerson Beach Park for everyone, of all ages and abilities, to SWIM!
PRESIDENT, LIFEGUARD CORPS DIRECTOR
Woody is a certified American Red Cross Lifeguard and CPR Instructor, Water Safety Instructor and Grade III Nassau County Lifeguard. His experience includes, Graduate of Virginia Military Institute and United States Marine Corps Infantry Platoon Commander. He is responsible for the supervision of Lifeguard Training and Services.
Beth is a certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer, Red Cross Lifeguard and CPR Instructor, USAA Swim Coach and Grade III Nassau County Lifeguard. Her experience includes Nassau Beach Lifeguard, Pool Manager for City and County of Honolulu, Long Beach Tiger Shark Swim Coach, Long Beach Recreational Swim Instructor, Graduate from Adelphi University and “Resident Mom” of Skudin Surf Inc. She is responsible for all Water Safety Instruction protocol in order to maintain Skudin Swim Standards.
Formally nationally-ranked lifeguard and experienced waterman. Cliff is a certified New York State Teacher and holds a Masters degree in Physical Education from Hofstra University. He also had two entries into the 2016 World Surf League Big Wave Awards from Nazare Portugal and Nelscott Reef, Oregon. In 2014 he had an entry in the Ride of the Year category in the World Surf League for Wave of the Year from Nazare Portugal.
Cliff is Co-Founder of Surf For All (non-profit organization) which helps individuals with special needs enjoy the passion for surfing ranging from The blind and visually impaired. Cerebral Palsy, Autism, MS, Wounded Military Veterans, Long Beach Schools, MLK Center, and other local community centers and schools around Long Island.
Qualified for the 2017 / 2018 Big Wave World Tour, Will’s passion for chasing waves around the world and determination is second to none. In the 2015 / 2016 Big Wave Season Will was a finalist in the Surflines Performance awards for the World Surf League.
Will is Co-Founder of Surf For All (non-profit organization) which helps individuals with special needs enjoy the passion for surfing ranging from The blind and visually impaired. Cerebral Palsy, Autism, MS, Wounded Military Veterans, Long Beach Schools, MLK Center, and other local community centers and schools around Long Island.