Jr Lifeguard

What is the Jr. Lifeguard Program?

The Hansen Dam Junior Lifeguard Program is a six week program designed to provide kids, ages 9-17 with a well rounded experience of knowledge, skills, and the life-style of an open water lifeguard. Participants will learn open water lifeguard skills. Furthermore, participants will attend competitions and attend fields trip Catalina Island. Contact Hansen Dam for more information.

NOTE:  Changes to the program can be made at any time. Contact Hansen Dam for more information.

Requirements, Program Cost  and Length

Registration/ Tryouts: May 14th, 2022 from 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Dates: 6 weeks from June 20, 2022 - July 29, 2022

Time: 9:00am-12:00pm

Days: Monday - Friday

Price: $380 per participant

Mandatory Parent Meeting: June 18th, 2022 @ 9am



New applicants must successfully complete a swim test prior to registration. The test consists of the following (returning applicants do not have to tryout):

Test: 100-yard swim under 2:00 minutes.
Available Dates: TBA
Time: 9:00am to 12:00 pm
Test Location: Hansen Dam Aquatic Center
Returning Jr. Guards: Registration opens (TBA)
Maximum Enrollment: 80 participants
Participant Age: 9-17 years old


At least one parent/guardian must attend along with their new or returning Junior Lifeguard. Additional uniform items will be available for purchase on this day.
Date: TBA
Location: Hansen Dam Lifeguard Headquarters
Time: 9:00 am

Competitions and Field Trips Schedule

Hansen Dam vs. County Lakes, TBA
*Battle of The Beach @ Cabrillo Beach, TBA
*CSLSA Regional Competition, TBA (no bus provided)
*Field trip to Catalina Island, TBA (no bus provided)