Tryout Information

Physical Events

1.  100 yard open water swim demonstrating proficient freestyle stroke
2.  Tread water for 5 minutes (or survival float) 
3.  10 yard underwater swim 

The purpose of Junior Guard tryouts is to test participants swimming skills and their comfort in an open water environment.  This is not a competitive or timed tryout, but is a method for State Parks lifeguards to evaluate each participant's aquatic ability.  State Parks Lifeguards will be on site for aquatic safety supervision.


*2019 Tryout dates & locations*

Wednesday: May 29 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm @ 725 Granlibakken Rd, Tahoe City, CA 96145

Sat/Sun: June 1-2 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm @ Kings Beach SRA

Sat/Sun: June 8-9 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm @ Kings Beach SRA