AMERICAN RED CROSS JUNIOR LIFEGUARD CAMP

The Junior Lifeguard Program provides the foundation for lifeguarding and life skills.  The program focuses on 5 key areas:  prevention of aquatic accidents, fitness & swimming skills, response in an emergency, leadership skills, and professionalism as a lifeguard.  This is a non-certification course for participants ages 11-14 years old. 

COURSE FEE:  $179/camp

2023 Camp Dates coming soon!

 

COURSE PREREQUISITES

Before entering Junior Lifeguarding, participants must demonstrate the following skills: 

  • Swim the front crawl for 25 yards continuously while breathing to the front or side. 
  • Swim the breaststroke for 25 yards using a pull, breathe, kick and glide sequence. 
  • Tread water for 1 minute using arms and legs. 
  • Show a level of comfort on the back by floating on the back for 30 seconds or swimming on the back for 25 yards using the elementary backstroke or back crawl.
  • Submerge and swim a distance of 10 feet under water.