The LA County Fire Dept Lifeguard Division Junior Lifeguard Program
The Junior Guard Program is offered to all boys and girls in Los Angeles County. The program is designed to instruct youth (ages 9 through 17) in beach and ocean skills. The program provides instruction in water safety, swimming, body surfing, surfing, physical conditioning, competition skills, first aid, lifesaving, rescue techniques, CPR and the use of professional lifesaving equipment.
Summer 2016 Program Dates
Session 1: June 27th – July 29th
(No JGs on July 4th, 15th, & 22nd)
Session 2: August 1st – August 27th
2016 Junior Lifeguard Sign Ups are currently CLOSED for 2016
2016 Summer Community & Competition Events:
Santa Monica City College is hosting a Jordan Wilimovsky meet and greet event on July 9th, 2016 at Santa Monica College Swim Center. Jordan Wilimovsky was a Junior Lifeguard at Will Rogers Beach and we cannot wait to watch him at RIO 2016 Olympics.
Please see flyer above for more information.
- USLA Membership is required to participate in the following events: Competition Team Tryouts- 7/15-Dockweiler State Beach, Regionals- 7/22-Huntington Beach, CA, and Nationals- 8/10-Hermosa Beach, CA.
Please follow the link above and go thru the USLA forms to sign up for the membership. Make sure to sign up as a Junior Lifeguard Member and the Chapter is: Los Angeles County (Beaches), CA: Southwest. Membership will be Junior Lifeguard- $10.00.
The Velzy Stevens Pier to Pier event is a competition put on by the International Surf Festival in the South Bay. The 2 miles paddle from Manhattan Pier to Hermosa Pier will take place on the morning of August 7th. Please see the link above for the online sign up that needs to be completed for participation. If you are signing up as a Junior Lifeguard please reference the RACES tab and click SOFT BOARDS. This is where you will sign up for your child’s age group.
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