NEW JG Pre-registration for the April 26th swim is live, click here.
Remember that you will receive a random lottery number and that you have until 5:00pm on April 24th.
The web browsers that are supported by our registration system are:
Safari 6.x and Safari 7.x
Internet Explorer 10.x
You may need to disable any "popup blockers" in use by your browser.
Mobile Devices are not directly supported on the website
If you have an iOS device, you can download the Filemaker Go app from the AppStore and access our system that way.
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If you have an iPhone or iPad and have FileMaker Go installed, click the link below to pre register for the April 26th swim test.
Click here from your iOS Device for 2014 LA County Junior Lifeguard Registration System
TO PARENTS THAT HAVE REGISTERED FOR MORE THAN ONE SWIM TIME:
The JG Staff will only honor your FIRST swim time generated by the lottery process.
Additional attempts will be purged from the system.
Returning JG Registration Update:
We are still having difficulty sending pdfs to returning JGs. We are working on fixing this problem as quickly as possible. We are very sorry for this frustrating process. You can call the office or email email@example.com to inquire about your beach placement for summer 2014.
If you are a confirmed returner and know your's child beach location you can mail your payment (check or credit card) of $476 to:
LA County Junior Lifeguard Program
PO Box 910901
Commerce, CA 90091-0901
Returning JG Release Form Click Here
Returning JG Credit Card Click Here
Please do not send payment until you get an official pdf via email!!
Returning JGs - Update your information here
Information for the 2014 Junior Lifeguard Program
General Program Information
2014 JG Program Tentative Calendar
Master Calendar Click Here
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.
Program Dates and Hours:
The dates for the first session of the 2014 Junior Lifeguard program are Monday, June 23rd through Thursday, July 24th. No Class on July 4th or July 18th. The dates for the second session of the 2014 Junior Lifeguard Program are Monday, July 28th through Saturday, August 23rd. 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.
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.
New applicants for the Summer 2014 program are required to tryout. A photocopy of the applicant's birth certificate must be presented before a child can tryout. Swim test dates will be announced soon.
Swim Test Locations:
April 12, 2014- Culver City Plunge
(4175 Overland Avenue, Culver City)
April 26, 2014- Culver City Plunge
(4175 Overland Avenue, Culver City)
May 4, 2014 - Palisades Charter HS Pool
(15777 Bowdoin Street, Pacific Palisades)
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, 2014
Uniform Pick-up Dates and Locations
April 12th- Culver City Plunge (8am to 4pm)
April 26th - Culver City Plunge (9am to noon)
May 4th - Palisades Charter High School (10am to 1pm)
June 14th - Dockweiler Bluffs Parking Lot (9am to 3pm)
July 25th - Dockweiler Bluffs Parking Lot
Program Tax ID Number:
The Tax ID Number of the Junior Lifeguard Program is: 95-6000927.