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Youth Aide Program

If you are a Junior Guard that is between the ages of 13-16 you should consider trying out to become a Junior Lifeguard Youth Aide.

As a Youth Aid you work under the close supervision of the Junior Lifeguard Instructors and assist in the daily operations of the program.

This position will work directly with the Lifeguard Staff in order to develop job skills, quality work habits and leadership ability through work experience.  It also looks great when you try out to become a State Lifeguard!


Physical Events

500 yard open water swim in 15 minutes
100 yard run, 300 yard swim, 100 yard run in 15 minutes

Oral Interview

Applicants are encouraged to have knowledge of the Junior Lifeguard program, CA State Parks Mission Statement, and basic lifeguard skills.  It is recommended that you attend your interview with a resume and in business casual attire.

Youth aide candidates need to have a parent or guardian in attendance at the tryout to swim.