California State Parks and the California State Lifeguards at the Silver Strand State Beach offer the Jr. Lifeguard Program twice during the summer. Each session is four weeks in length and open to boys and girls 9 – 16 years of age.
Students learn all about the ocean, including waves, tides, currents, marine life, beach hazards, beach etiquette and beach safety.
Training includes surf rescue, first aid and CPR lifesaving methods. (Non-Certificated)
This enormously popular program provides sun, surf, games, competitions, swim conditioning, surfing, body boarding, bodysurfing, skin diving and exercise to the Jr. Lifeguard participant.
For information, registration dates and fees, call (619) 424-3632.
To Qualify You Must:
- Swim 100 yards in a time designated for your age
- Tread water for 3 minutes