2024 Junior Lifeguard Program






Sign Up For 2024 Junior Lifeguards

Lake Perris State Recreation Area Jr. Lifeguard Program (June 17- June 28, 2024)                               Sign-ups will go live April 1, 2024 in Reservecalifornia.com

The Junior Lifeguard Program emphasizes Teamwork, Leadership, and Aquatic Safety while introducing young people to safe marine and aquatic recreation 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. Students of all abilities and skill levels may participate.

What do Junior Lifeguards do?

All Stages of the junior Lifeguard program have safety as a primary consideration. Junior Lifeguards will accomplish activities through instruction including: Team building, open water swimming, beach running, paddle boarding, hiking, kayaking, first aid / CPR training, aquatic rescue techniques all while having FUN!

First time participants MUST attend a swim competency test:
5/11/2024  2:00 pm

Lake Perris SRA
17801 Lake Perris Dr, Perris, Ca. 92571

Moreno Beach - In Front of parking lots 9&10                            
Canyon Lake Participants: Contact CLEAR Foundation

Try-out swim test:

100-yard swim under 3 minutes, and 2-minute continuous water tread
Participants must be able to swim 100 yards without stopping and tread water for five minutes.

This program does not teach swimming.  It is for competent swimmers to enhance their aquatic skills and learn the fundamentals of lifeguarding.  
For 2024 we will be offering one two week session limited to 70 participants:

June 17-June 28, 2024

Monday-Friday 9am to 3pm


  • $260 per child per session which includes a sun/swim shirt
  • All participants must wear blue swim trunks (Not provided)
  • Female participants must wear a blue or black one piece swimsuit (Not provided)
  • If you would like your child to participate, please register and pay with the link below.   If your child has not been a junior lifeguard before they will be required to tryout prior to start of program.  If your child does not pass the tryout physical fitness requirements, you will receive a full refund of your registration payment.   

How to register:     Registration begins 4/1. 

Session Dates: 6/17 - 6/28  Monday - Fridays

Questions?  Email:  Aquatic Sgt. Johnson  or Aquatic Captain Corey Alderson

Phone: 951-933-6281