The Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation Junior Lake Lifeguard Program provides a challenging and exciting open water environment which promotes an active and responsible lifestyle for participants ages 9-17.
Lifeguard staff serve as mentors and impart their experience by leading hands-on activities. Youth are introduced to water safety, athleticism, teamwork and potential careers in aquatics. Participants learn from a variety of activities that range from first aid, CPR and water related rescue skills.
This 3-week summer program offers 2 sessions (morning or afternoon) daily, Monday through Thursday, and will be held at three LA County Parks locations:
2023 PROGRAM DATES:
Session 1: Monday, June 12 – Thursday, June 29
Session 2: Monday, July 10 – Thursday, July 27
INTERESTED IN BECOMING A JUNIOR LIFEGUARD?
- PLEASE READ our (FAQ) Frequently Asked Questions below for program details and registration process.
- All registration processes for the Junior Lifeguard Program are done through the online Active Net system.
Pool Practice Swims (Available) to Train for the Swim Test – April 8th & 15th – 8:00am to 12:00pmLocations: Norman Johnson Aquatic Center & Castaic Aquatic Center (No Sign-up Required)
Swim Test Registration will OPEN for sign-ups on Saturday, April 1, 2023 @ 8:00am.
Program Session Registration will OPEN on Saturday May 6, 2023 @ 8:00am
Scholarships Are Here
This year, prospective Jr Guard applicants can apply for scholarships that will cover all program costs of the Junior Lake Lifeguard Program. Scholarships are awarded on a first come, first serve basis. Submission of a scholarship does not guarantee awarding of a scholarship, nor a spot in programming. Applicants can apply by filling out a scholarship application here or at the button below.