Jr. Lifeguards

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This volunteer program allows youth/teens the opportunity to be a trained in the basics of lifeguarding and first aid. Volunteers will assist staff with aquatic operations and acquire skills and experience that are helpful should they become employed at an aquatic facility in the future.

Requirements


 Age 11-15 years old
 Fee $100
 Dates Volunteering and training during TVUSD summer break
 Swim Test*
Sunday, May 19th, 1:30 p.m.at the CHS Pool - 27215 Nicolas Rd.
  • Successfully swim 100 yards (four pool lengths) 
  • Tread water for 1 minute
 Register  Registration is now open online under Aquatics Programs.

Program Overview


This American Red Cross Program is available to youth ages 11 - 15 years old who have the desire to learn about the responsibilities and duties of a lifeguard. This class is designed to teach students basic rescue skills, first aid, CPR, and water safety.

This program does require a time commitment throughout the summer which generally consists of one meeting a week (typically Thursday afternoons) as well as assisting with two swim lesson sessions per week (usually totaling approximately 5 hours). Junior Lifeguards are an important part of our Learn to Swim program which is why it is imperative that they are a committed part of our Aquatics Team.

See Jr. Lifeguard Manual for additional information.

Schedule


At the Swim Test, all participants will be given a class schedule and volunteer availability form. Junior Lifeguards will be scheduled weekly to volunteer at any of our 3 locations based upon their availability.

Tentative training schedule is as follows: 
 Date Day  Time  Location 
 May 19
 Swim Test
Sunday  1:30 p.m..  CHS Pool - 27215 Nicolas Road
 May 25* Saturday  8:00 - 10:00 a.m.  CRC - Classroom and Pool
 June 8  Saturday  10:00 - 12:00 p.m. CRC - Classroom and Pool
 June 13 Thursday  12:30 - 2:30 p.m.  CHS Pool
 June 20 Thursday  12:30 - 2:30 p.m.  CRC - Classroom
 June 27 Thursday  12:30 - 2:30 p.m. CRC - Classroom 
 June 29 Saturday 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. CRC - Classroom and Pool
 July 11 Thursday  12:30 - 2:30 p.m.  CRC - Classroom 
 July 13 Saturday 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. CRC - Classroom and Pool
 July 18 Thursday 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
CRC - Classroom 
 July 25 Thursday 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. CRC - Classroom
 August 1
 Written Tests
Thursday  12:30 - 2:30 p.m. CRC - Classroom 
 August 3
 Party!
Saturday  10:00 - 1:00 p.m.  CRC - Classroom and Pool
*Required to help with swim lessons

Swim Test

All registered participants must pass the Swim Test on Sunday May, 19th at 1:30 p.m. at the CHS Pool.  If a participant is unable to pass the Swim Test then they will receive a full refund.

Registration


Registration is now open online under Aquatics Programs.
Space is limited.  Registration will be accepted at the Swim Test if spaces are still available.