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GENERAL INFORMATION

TO SIGN UP

Please go to our "SIGN UP" page for detailed registration information.

*Enrollment in the Monterey Junior Lifeguard Program is first come - first served. Due to the popularity of the program, enrollment is expected to fill to capacity quickly!!!

COSTS

$440 per child; $880 for both sessions  (excludes Active.com's admin. fees)

QUALIFICATIONS

1. You Must Be Between the Ages of 9 and 15
2. YOU MUST PASS THE JG SWIM TEST

 JG SWIM TEST:

  • Swim 100 yards continuously using ONLY the front crawl/freestyle stroke
  • Swim under water for 10 yards
  • Tread water for 3 minutes

Time Standards for the 100 Yard Swim Are As Follows:

Ages   9 - 11: under three minutes
Ages 12 - 13: under two minutes and thirty seconds
Ages 14 - 15: under two minutes

*Note: These times are strict and we will be accepting participants based on their times as well as their forward progression in the water. 
 
Please understand that a child may physically complete all phases of testing and still may not be accepted into the JG program. The Instructors approve a youth's skill level based upon his/her swimming ability, competence, and confidence. This is done for the safety of the child, as well as the success of the program. We highly apprecitiate your understanding.

**All new students must successfully complete the whole testing process to be eligible for the program.  Please refer to the "IMPORTANT DATES" page for more information in regards to testing dates and locations.

PROGRAM LOCATIONS

Sessions 1 & 2: Monterey State Beach
Location:  Houghton M. Roberts parking lot at the south end of Sand Dunes Drive in Monterey (just SOUTH of the Monterey Tides Beach Resort).

*Please refer to the "IMPORTANT DATES" page for Session dates and times.

REFUNDS

Refunds will be granted under the following conditions:
1.)  Participant fails the tryout
2.)  Participant is injured while participating in JGs, and the injury is significant enough to prevent their future active participation. Injury must be substantiated with a written Doctor's note. Refund will be pro-rated from injury date to last day of that JG Session

CARPOOL LIST

 If you would like to be added the carpool list, please call (831)-649-7144 and you will be added to it. THANK YOU!

PARENT HANDBOOK

JG Parent Handbook

PARTNERS

Santa Cruz State Junior Lifeguards:
http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=27056


Santa Cruz City Junior Lifeguards:
http://www.cityofsantacruz.com/departments/parks-recreation/youth-programs/junior-little-guards

United States Lifesaving Association:
http://www.usla.org/