Every Saturday starting November, 7th from 9:00am-1:00pm.
Location Jensen Public Beach (Southend parking lot)
Perquisite to program:
Prior to acceptance to Junior Lifeguard Club children ( 9-18 years olds) must pass swim test at Sailfish Splash on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday nights 6:30pm.
*Our Junior Lifeguard "Camps" are more of an entry level and have a swim assessment, but not as challenging as above swim test due a 3:1 camper to lifeguard ratio. *We will be holding "Camps" for Christmas Break, Spring Break and Summer Break.
*If swim lesson are needed due to not meeting swim requirements for Club level then a swimming instructor can be referred.
A monthly membership of $200 ( month to month no annual requirement) will include the following:
Drop ins are welcome first come first serve if there is availability $60/day
Physical Competitive Skill Requirements:
Open Water Swimming
Long Distant and Sprint Running
Refine free style swim stroke, treading water and other swim techniques on pool day (tentative)
Junior Lifeguard United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) Competition and Event Practice
Individual Distant Run
Individual Distant Swim
Rescue Board Race
Run Swim Run
Junior Iron Guard
Knowledge and Skills Training Requirements
Knowledge developing a situational awareness at the beach and in the ocean
Knowledge understanding weather and waves
Learn water rescue and self-rescue skills
Learn medical and trauma lifesaving skills
*The Following Equipment will be provided: Surfboards, Prone Paddle Boards, and Body Surfing Fins
*All children will be individually assessed on their skills with weekly check off sheet to show they are meeting our standard of proficiency with their knowledge, skills, and physical training requirements.