Employment Opportunity: Lifeguards Needed at the Pool & at Notte Park

At the Pool & Fitness Center and at Notte Park this summer.

Get the all the details on the Employment Page.

Spring 2 Swim Lessons Registration is Saturday, May 13th

Lifeguard Training & Review Courses Offered for April Vacation

American Red Cross – Lifeguard Training

North Providence Pool & Fitness Center
401-353-7007 

Instructor: Amanda Knuth
Class Date/Time: April 18th – April 21st, 2017 from 9am – 4pm

Cost: $300.00 for members, $350.00 for non-members        

Prerequisites:

  • Must be 15 Years old
  • Swim 300 yards continuously using front crawl stroke and breaststroke.
  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 10-12 feet, retrieve 10 – pound object, return to surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using ladders or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds.

To Register: Please register at the Front Desk. For further questions contact Amanda Knuth at 401-353-7007. Ext. 712.

Student Requirements:

  • Attend all class sessions
  • Successfully complete three sections on exam with an 80% on each
  • Successfully complete final skills scenario
  • Perform all critical skills necessary

 

Certificate: Lifeguard Training, First Aid, and CPR/AED for Lifeguards

                    Expires 2 years from date of completion

American Red Cross – Lifeguard Training Review 

North Providence Pool & Fitness Center
401-353-7007 

Instructor: Amanda Knuth

Class Date/Time:  April 17th, 2017 from 9am – 5pm

Cost: $175.00 for members, $200.00 for non-members.   

Prerequisites:

  • Swim 300 yards continuously using crawl stroke and breaststroke.
  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 10-12 feet, retrieve 10 – pound object, return to surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using ladders or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
  • Must have current (or just expired) certifications in Lifeguard Training.

To Register: Please register at the Front Desk. For further questions contact Amanda Knuth at 401-353-7007. Ext. 712.

Student Requirements:  A current certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED is required to participate in the review course. Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED which is valid for 2 years.

North Providence is Live with Online E-Permitting

E-Permitting Portal

North Providence has now gone live with online E-Permitting at northprovidenceri.viewpointcloud.com.
This online system will allow contractors and homeowners to apply for the following permits from their office or home:

  • Building Permit
  • Demolition Permit
  • Electrical Permit
  • Mechanical Permit
  • Moving Permit
  • Plumbing Permit

Don’t have a computer? No worries. There are two kiosks located in the Inspections Department lobby that you can use to apply for your permit. Our staff will be there to assist you in filling out the application online.

This system will help better streamline the permitting process and allow a better means of communications between the Applicant, Clerk, Inspector, Building Official, and Fire Marshal. Where you can always log in or receive email notifications and check the flow status of your application. and completed inspection.

Paper applications for the above permits will no longer be accepted.

Please send your feedback to

E-Permitting Kisoks in the Inspections Department lobby that you can use to apply for your permit. Our staff will be there to assist you in filling out the application online.

Teen Center Now Accepting Registrations and Donations

youth-centerNorth Providence Youth Center, scheduled to open in early October, is now accepting registrations for 6-12 grade students. The week of September 26th-30th, the youth center will be open 5:00-7:00 PM to host visiting hours and collect registrations.

To become a member, students must complete the registration form with a parent/guardian. Forms will be available online and at the center itself. Early registration is encouraged as space is limited.

There will be an annual membership fee of $25. However, registrations submitted before October 3rd will only be charged $20. A family discount is available for multiple-child households.

If you are interested in donating to the center, there are various methods of doing so. The youth center currently has two online registries through Target (Org. Name: North Providence Youth Center) and Walmart (Last Name: Youth Center).

To inquire about other ways to help, please email Mandy Roach at or call 719-1633.

Monetary donations can be made out to Town of North Providence Youth Center and mailed to 2 Governor Notte Park Way, Building 2. Donations will help enrich the experiences of youth members, pay for exceptional programming, and provide member sponsorships.

North Providence Youth Center Registration Form (.pdf)

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Home Repair Assistance Available

The Johnston-North Providence Home Repair is encouraging home owners to a use the Home Repair program to assist with home repairs, code compliance, furnace replacements and upgrades, as needed before winter sets it. Income eligible North Providence home owners may apply and receive a zero-interest loan with no regular payments. The loan becomes due upon sale or transfer of the home.

For more information, please contact the Johnston North Providence Home Repair Program at 231-4000, extension 4117. The Home Repair Coordinator is at North Providence Town Hall, 2nd floor, every Thursday morning from 10 am to 12 noon. Interested persons can come by and speak to the coordinator in person, or call the office over in Johnston, Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 3:00 pm.

This program is sponsored by the Mayor’s Office and receives funding from the RI CDBG program.

For more information, click the linked .pdf document below:

home-repair-program-overview

CodeRed Notification Upgraded to Include Optional Weather Notifications

This is the Town of North Providence, RI with an important message for all residents and businesses in North Providence.

We have recently upgraded our CodeRED Community Notification System to include CodeRED Weather Warning, an automatic severe weather notification service, to alert citizens in the path of severe thunderstorms, flash floods and tornadoes.

CodeRED Community Notification Enrollment PageUnlike community notification, citizens must register to receive these warnings by going to the Emergency Info page, http://northprovidenceri.gov/emergency-info/ then click on the CodeRED logo located on the right (or click the CodeRed logo to the left) and entering their contact information. At sign up you may select which types of warnings you’d like to receive. Entering your information will also update our Community Notification System with your current contact details. There is no charge to register for this service.

If you know of anyone who did not receive this call who lives in New Providence, please encourage them to visit the city website and enter their information.

Should you not have Internet access, please contact a friend or family member to help add your contact information. You can also call the North Providence Communications Director Ralph Nahigian directly at 401-719-1500 ext 3 for assistance. When calling, please leave your name and phone number on his voice mail.

 

Video: Rhode Island Foundation 100 Year Celebration at Camp Meehan

See all of the Town’s YouTube videos on our YouTube Channel

Photos from Mayor Lombardi’s Fishing Derby

The annual Mayor Charles A. Lombardi Fishing Derby was held on April 18th, 2016 at Governor John A. Notte, Jr.,Park / Geneva Pond. Boys and girls ages 6-14 enjoyed refreshments & awards were presented by Mayor Lombardi. The event was sponsored by the North Providence Recreation Department. 

 

New YouTube Video from the Mayor’s Youth Commission

Noah Bon, Chairperson of the North Providence Mayor’s Youth Commission and a senior at North Providence High School, gives his farewell speech during the April 11th Induction Ceremony.

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