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The Health & Safety of all instructors as well as our participants is our top priority. Our philosophy is to provide the highest level of training in a safe environment while ensuring every student understands all required material prior to testing.


Our courses are hands-on and taught with an energetic and motivating attitude to make every class fun and enjoyable.  You will leave class with confidence knowing your training today could save a life tomorrow!

We know how valuable time is, so for your convenience we can travel to your organization to train. With low prices, we make it so everybody can afford our training.


We have trained a wide range of occupations and personnel in CPR/AED such as surgeons, doctors, professors, emergency employees, baby sitters, and even parents. We have taught swim lessons for infants entering the water for the first time to kids improving techniques, all the way to adults who never learned how to swim. Aquatic Safety, LLC has even proudly trained 1988 World Gold Medalist U.S. Olympian, Chris Jacobs, as a Water Safety Instructor!

According to the  ARC, Cardiac Arrest is the leading cause of out-of-hospital death among adults over the age of 40 with 9 out of 10 victims dying. A victim's chance of survival decreases by 10% every minute CPR is not given. Would you know what to do if someone collapsed in front of you? According to the CDC, nearly 10 people die from unintentional drownings every day, two being children under the age of 14. Drowning is ranked fifth among the leading cause of death in children under the age of 4. At Aquatic Safety, LLC, we feel the more residents that are certified in safety courses and swim lessons, the safer our community will be and the more lives that can be saved, decreasing these statistics.

Aquatic Safety, LLC is a proud provider and offers all certified courses by the ARC, AHA, ASHI, and/or PHTA® and taught to the organization's standards. We offer multiple organizations so you can customize the training that works best for you and meets your facility needs. Our BLS courses meet the criteria for all emergency medical professionals and nursing students.

We teach in the Long Island, New York City, Westchester Co., Rockland Co., Orange Co., Dutches Co., Connecticut, New Jersey, and the surrounding areas.  Aquatic Safety, LLC, will travel to all lower 48 states. Contact us to request a course to be taught for your organization, or to request a course, not on the schedule.  

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Meet the Staff

U.S. Coast Guard veteran, Eric Hammermeister, is the Founder, President, and CEO of Aquatic Safety, LLC. Eric has a B.A. in Sports & Recreation Management and currently pursuing his M.A. in Organization Management with a specialization in Leadership. Eric has over 20 years of teaching and is an active NYC 911 EMT. His experience includes Lifeguard, Swim Instructor, and Aquatic Director positions in multiple locations including HI, WA, MT, VA, TN, NJ, and NY. 

Eric's goal is to train the community in Health & Safety classes to increase safety awareness and response in the event of an emergency.

Eric is a Certified Pool/Spa Inspector and an Instructor/Instructor Trainer and offers the following courses with American Red Cross, American Heart Association, American Safety & Health Institute, and/or the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance®:

  • Lifeguard Instructor

  • Lifeguard (pool/waterfront)

  • Water Safety Instructor

  • Safety Training for Swim Coaches

  • Emergency Medical Response Instructor

  • Emergency Medical Response

  • Certified Pool & Spa Operator® (CPO®)

  • Aquatic Play Feature™

  • The NSPF® Aquatic Management Series

  • The Certified Pool/Spa Inspector™  (CPI™)

  • Responding to Emergencies

  • Advanced Life Support Instructor

  • Advance Life Support

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support

  • Basic Life Support Instructor

  • Basic Life Support

  • First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor

  • First Aid/CPR/AED

  • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Instructor

  • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

  • Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor

  • Wilderness & Remote First Aid

  • Babysitter's Training

  • And more!


Aquatic Safety, LLC's Lead Instructor, Steven Kahn, started his Aquatics career in 2013 when he got certified as a lifeguard at the age of 15. Because of Steven's love for the water and passion for kids, he earned his Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification. Not stopping there, Steven went on to earn his Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) certification and his Babysitter's Training certification. As a ballet dancer, Steven enjoys moving to music and achieved his Water Fitness Instructor certification. Steven is a Certified Pool/Spa Operation and also holds certifications as a Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor, Emergency Medical Response (EMR) Instructor, and Responding to Emergencies (RTE) Instructor.

Steven graduated from SUNY Purchase with his degree in Liberal Studies. He plans to return to school to get his RN. 

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