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 11 on the online catalog.
Jr. Lifeguard Skills Test will be Saturday, May 28.
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  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 the 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

Below is a tentative schedule.  A detailed schedule will be provided to participants at the Skills Test

DateDayTimeLocation
May 28 -Skills TestSat11:00 - 12:00 p.m.CRC Pool
June 9Thu10:00 - 12:00 p.m.CRC
June 11Sat9:00 - 12:00 p.m.CRC
June 16Thu10:00 - 12:00 p.m.CRC
June 23Thu10:00 - 12:00 p.m.CRC
July 9Sat9:00 - 12:00 p.m.CRC
July 14Thu10:00 - 12:00 p.m.CRC
July 21Thu10:00 - 12:00 p.m.CRC
July 29Fri12:00 - 2:30 p.m.CRC