Junior Lifeguard Program

Junior Lifeguard Program

2021 Program Information

We are excited to announce that we will be holding the Junior Lifeguard Program this summer! In accordance with CDC guidelines we will be making a few adjsutments to camp that hopefully will have minimal impact on the participants. All camp sessions will be limited to 24 participants.

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)

2021 Registration and Tryouts

Registration will open Monday April 5 at 9 a.m. Registration forms must be emailed to sjcjrlifeguard@sjcfl.us. Registration will be completed on a first come first serve basis based on the date and time the registration form was received. No registrations will be accepted prior to the official opening date. Upon receipt of the registration form you will receive a confirmation that is was received and your child will either be put in a spot if available or put on the waitlist. Please make sure when completing the attached registration form you select a "1st choice" and "2nd choice" for a session.

Any individual who has participated in the SJC Junior Lifeguard program in the previous year is not required to attend a tryout. All first year participants must complete a tryout in order to keep their spot in the program. If you are required to attend a tryout you will be contacted and asked to sign up for a date and time to complete the swim assessment.

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

  • Session I: Monday, June 7 – Friday June 11 (8-11 year olds only)
  • Session II FILLED: Monday, June 14 – Friday June 18
  • Session III FILLED: Monday, June 21 – Friday June 25
  • Session IV FILLED: Monday, June 28 – July 2

Program Cost
$150.00 per child per session

Contact Information

Jessica Earl
St. Johns County Marine Rescue