Junior Lifeguard Program

Junior Lifeguard Program

Program Information

The St. Johns County Junior Lifeguard program is open to boys and girls 9 – 17 years old. The program is staffed by certified ocean rescue lifeguards and focuses on providing water safety education in an environment that is fun while building teamwork, physical conditioning and respect for each other and the environment.

  • Issued St. Johns County Junior Lifeguard Uniform (Bathing Suit, Hat, Sun Shirt)

  • First Aid lessons including CPR certification

  • Lifeguard rescue skills – swimming, paddle board, and jet ski rescues

  • Bodyboarding and surfing

  • Lifeguard competitions

  • Weekly cookout and awards celebration

  • Special events (King of the Beach, Monster Mile, Adventure nights)

Registration and Tryouts

All participants are required to pass a swim assessment prior to registering for the program. Registration will be done on a first come first served basis. Registration forms and payment of $150 per child per session is due at the time of the tryout. Due to program popularity spots cannot be held for any reason. Participants will be limited to registering for two sessions.

Contact Information

Jessica Earl
St. Johns County Marine Rescue
904-209-4739
sjcjrlifeguard@sjcfl.us