Jr. Lifeguards

This volunteer program allows youth/teens the opportunity to be a trained in the basics of water safety, first aid and introduction to basic lifeguard skills.  
Jr. Lifeguards are divided into two classes based on age: Ages 10-13 years and Ages 13-16 years.  Please see below.

Registration will begin April 21 on the online catalog.
Must be registered before May 16 (date of first meeting/skills test).
  1. Ages 10-13 Yrs
  2. Ages 13-16 Yrs

Jr. Lifeguards - Ages 10-13 years

This program is for those who are ages 10-13. Participants will learn water safety skills in, on, and around water as well as basic lifeguard and rescue skills. Participants will receive certifications for the American Red Cross Whale Tales and Jr.Lifeguard program.  This program will be done virtually and in person.

Certifications:

  • Jr. Lifeguard
  • Water Safety - Whale Tales

Fee: $80

Prerequisites

Swim Test

  • Swim front crawl for 25 yards continuously while breathing to the front or side
  • Swim the breaststroke for 25 yards using a pull, breathe, kick, and glide sequence
  • Water Competency Sequence Test
  • Enter water and completely submerge
  • Recover to the surface and remain there for at least 1 minute (floating or treading)
  • Rotate 360 degrees and orient to the exit
  • Level off and propel oneself on the front or the back through the water for at least 25 yards
  • Exit from the water

Schedule

This is the anticipated schedule and it is subject to change.

DateDayTimeLocation
May 16Sun1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.CRC - Skills Test
May 28FriTBDTBD
Jun 10Fri1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Virtual
Jun 18Fri1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Virtual
Jun 19Sat8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.In-Person
Jun 25Fri1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Virtual
Jul 9Fri1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Virtual
Jul 10Sat8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.In-Person
Jul 16Fri1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Virtual
Jul 23Fri1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Virtual
Jul 24Sat8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.In-Person