All State Parks Lifeguards receive extensive training in lifeguard rescue techniques, CPR/first aid, and AED.  Folsom Lake lifeguards receive additional training in vessel operation, swift water rescue and advanced medical skills.  The following beaches are staffed with lifegaurds during the summer season: Granite Bay Main Beach, Beals Point, Black Miners Bar and Nimbus Flats.  Lifeguards regularly patrol Folsom Lake and Lake Natoma on patrol vessels and PWCs.

If you are interested in joining the Seasonal Lifeguard team here at Folsom Lake SRA please visit the Lifeguard I (Seasonal) page.

Potential Lifeguard candidates must be at least 16 years of age and have a valid California driver license by date of appointment.

2024 Tryouts will be held at Folsom Lake on the following dates:

Saturday, April 13, 2024, 10am at Granite Bay

Saturday, April 20, 2024, 10am at Granite Bay

Saturday, May 11, 2024, 10am at Granite Bay


If you have further questions regarding becoming a seasonal lifeguard at Folsom Lake SRA email Ryan Steele,