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Santa Cruz State Junior Lifeguards

*SIGN UP BEGINS APRIL 2ND AT 12PM, NOON!*

CLICK THE DESIRED SESSION/AGE CATEGORY BELOW TO SIGN UP!

 

Manresa Session 1
Group A (age 14-15) : register here (FULL, please email us to be added to the waitlist)
Group B (age 12-13): register here
Group C (age 9-11): register here

 

Manresa Session 2
Group A (age 14-15) : register here
Group B (age 12-13): register here
Group C (age 9-11): register here

 

Rio Del Mar Session 1
Group A (age 14-15) : register here
Group B (age 12-13): register here
Group C (age 9-11): register here (FULL, please email us to be added to the waitlist)
Little Guards (age 6-8): register here (FULL, please email us to be added to the waitlist)

 

Rio Del Mar Session 2
Group A (age 14-15) : register here
Group B (age 12-13): register here
Group C (age 9-11): register here (FULL, please email  us to be added to the waitlist)
Little Guards (age 6-8): register here (FULL, please email us to be added to the waitlist)

 

Twin Lakes Session 1
Group A (age 14-15) : register here (FULL, please email us to be added to the waitlist)
Group B (age 12-13): register here
Group C (age 9-11): register here

 

Twin Lakes Session 2
Group A (age 14-15) : register here (FULL, please email us to be added to the waitlist)
Group B (age 12-13): register here
Group C (age 9-11): register here


 

WAITLISTS:
If it is after April 2nd at 12PM noon, and the Session/Age Category you wish to enroll in is full, please send an email to sczstate.jrguards@parks.ca.gov to be added to the waitlist. The Program Coordinator will notify you via email if there is an opening.


 

 
IMPORTANT 2018 REGISTRATION INFO

We are in the process of switching to a new registration system, Reserve California, which will be utilized by all of the California State Parks Junior Lifeguard Programs statewide. In the meantime, to get a head start, you can create a profile on Reserve California to expedite your time on registration day. Each HOUSEHOLD (parent/guardian) must create a profile and add dependents (each child you wish to enroll in JGs). To create an account on ReserveCalifornia, please follow the steps below, or visit our Sign Up page for more info: 

Step 1: To create an account, please visit ReserveCalifornia.com

Step 2: Add your Dependents (each child you wish to enroll in JGs), by following the instructions here

If you have any questions regarding setting up your account on ReserveCalifornia, please contact the ReserveCalifornia Contact Center at 1-800-444-7275, 8am-6pm (Pacific Standard Time).

 

About the Program:

 

The Junior Lifeguard Program emphasizes: Teamwork, Leadership, and Aquatic Safety while introducing young people to aquatic recreational and professional opportunities. The program is designed to provide quality water safety education while improving young people's physical conditioning, their understanding and respect for the environment, and their respect for themselves, their parents, and their peers.

Two sessions are offered. Each four week session runs from 10:00am until 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Cost for one session is $440.00.*

Our Program instructors are California State Lifeguards, who are trained in advanced first aid and rescue techniques and in most cases were junior guards themselves. It is for this reason that when you enroll your child into JG's you can rest assured that he or she is under the best of care.



Important Dates

2018 Junior Lifeguard Tryouts
(New JG's must attend one tryout session and successfully complete the swim test)
(If you are a returning State Junior Guard, no tryout is needed)
(All participants MUST register prior to Tryouts)
April 21st, 2018 10:30am-2:00pm @ Cabrillo College Pool
May 6th, 2018  10:30am-2:00pm @Cabrillo College Pool

2018 Program Dates
Rio Del Mar State Beach (Platforms)
(Ages 6-15):
Session I: June 18 - July 13
Session II: July 23 - August 17

Manresa State Beach
(Ages 9-15):
Session I: June 18 - July 13
Session II: July 23 - August 17

Twin Lakes State Beach
(Ages 9-15):
Session I: June 18 - July 13
Session II: July 23 - August 17


*Registration prices subject to change