Junior Lifeguard Program

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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.

  • 100 yard continuous swim, 5 minute deep water tread, 10 yard underwater swim

Tryouts
All tryouts will take place at the Solomon Calhoun Pool, 1300 Duval Street, St. Augustine Florida 32084.

Monday, March 13 at 9 a.m.
Wednesday, March 15 at 9 a.m.
Saturday, April 8 at 4 p.m.
Saturday, April 22 at 4 p.m.
Saturday, May 13 at 4 p.m.
Saturday, May 27 at 4 p.m.

Program Dates
Drop off 9am, pick up 1pm Marine Rescue Office, 366 A1A Beach Blvd, St. Augustine Florida 32080.

Session 1:  Monday, June 5 Friday, June 9
Session 2: Monday, June 12 Friday, June 16
Session 3: Monday, June 19 Friday, June 23
Session 4: Monday, June 26 Friday, June 30

Contact Information

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

 


 

 

 

 

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