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General Program Information

2014 Downloadable Program Brochure

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.

Information for the 2015 Junior Lifeguard Program

Program Dates and Hours:

The tentative dates for the first session of the 2015 Junior Lifeguard program are Monday, June 22nd through Thursday, July 23rd.  No Class on July 3rd or July 17th. The dates for the second session of the 2014 Junior Lifeguard Program are Monday, July 27th through Saturday, August 22nd. Classes are every day, Monday through Friday. There are two class sessions: morning session (8:30am - 11:30am) and afternoon session (1:30pm - 4:30pm).  Some areas do not offer the afternoon session.  Some locations will not have programs during the second session. Please go to the Locations and Hours tab to find out which locations are offered during each session. Program hours are occasionally modified into a FULL day, upon the Instructor's discretion. Watch this video to see what the testing process and program details are all about.

Program Fee:

The projected fee for this year's JG Program is $476.   A uniform is included in the fee.  Girls receive a Junior Lifeguard t-shirt and a navy blue Speedo tank swimsuit. Boys receive a Junior Lifeguard t-shirt and navy blue custom designed Body Glove board shorts. Financial Aid is available. 

Swim Tryouts:

New applicants for the Summer 2015 program are required to tryout.  A photocopy of the applicant's birth certificate must be presented before a child can tryout.

Tentative Swim Test Dates:

April 18, 2015 Culver City Plunge

May 9, 2015

May 31, 2015 Palisades Charter High School

 

Swim Times:

A's (ages 14-17) 100 yards under 1:30

B's (ages 12-13) 100 yards under 1:40

C's (ages 9-11)   100 yards under 1:50 

CADETS (ages 16-17) 500 yards under 7:00 qualifies to move forward in the application process. See Cadet page.

Ages are as of July 1st, 2015

Uniform Pick-up Dates and Locations

April 18th Culver City Plunge

May 9th

May 31st Palisades Charter High School

TBD

Program Tax ID Number:

The Tax ID Number of the Junior Lifeguard Program is: 95-6000927.

 

Class Availability |  Cadet Information |  Taplin Information |  Application Process  |  Locations and Hours |  Program Calendar |  Cost, Financial Aid and Transportation |  Program Office

Download : | Transportation Form Valley | Transportation Form East/South LA | Financial Aid | New JG Information

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