Rafael Gonzalez

Fitness and Aquatics Coordinator

Rafael Gonzalez first joined the Neighborhood as a lifeguard in 2012 before becoming the Fitness and Aquatics Coordinator in 2016. Previously Rafael worked as an Aquatics Director for a summer camp and as a lifeguard and water safety instructor for numerous organizations. Rafael received his BA in Neighborhood Intervention from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. Rafael is a Certified Lifeguard, Lifeguard Instructor, Water Safety Instructor, CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor and Pool Operator and is certified in CPR for the Professional Rescuer & Health Care Provider.

Photo: Philip Mauro