Manresa JG's


*Prior to registration, you must create an account on ReserveCalifornia and list the JG's you wish to enroll, as dependents on your account. Instructions here.


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If you have any questions, please contact the Junior Lifeguard Coordinator:

*dates subject to change

Program Information

Hours of Operation:  10:00am-3:00pm Monday - Friday

2023 Dates:
Session 2July 10 - Aug 4

9-15 years of age 

Session Cost: $475

Location: Manresa State Beach (below the parking lot) off of San Andres Rd.

The aim of our program is to provide a safe place where participants can be instructed in a variety of skills pertaining to the lifeguarding profession and the aquatic environment. Instructors will introduce participants to basic CPR skills, First Aid, rescue techniques, and lifeguarding procedures. We also include an interpretive component that provides information about the ocean habitats and local ecosystems.

Unique to Manresa:

  • Large open Beach
  • Smaller program with more intructor/participant interaction
  • Large variety of rip currents and ocean conditions
  • Greater exposure and experience with larger surf conditions