Jr. Lifeguards

This volunteer program allows youth/teens the opportunity to be a trained in the basics of lifeguarding and first aid. Volunteers will assist staff with aquatic operations and acquire skills and experience that are helpful should they become employed at an aquatic facility in the future.
*There are some changes to the 2020 Jr. Lifeguard Program due to COVID-19 and facility closures.  Please see below.

Requirements


 Age 11-15 years old
 Fee $40
 Dates Volunteering and training during TVUSD summer break
 Register  Registration is currently open in the online catalog

Program Overview


This American Red Cross Program is available to youth ages 11 - 15 years old who have the desire to learn about the responsibilities and duties of a lifeguard. This class is designed to teach students basic rescue skills, first aid, CPR, and water safety.

2020 Updated Virtual Program
Due to COVID-19 and the stay at home orders that are in place, the Jr. Lifeguard program will be offered in a mostly virtual format.  There will be 10 virtual meetings tentatively scheduled for every Thursday from 1-2pm starting May 14th.  We plan to use google classroom to distribute materials and assignments.  Each week there will be some reading and a small assignment prior to the virtual meeting.  This class will still cover Jr Lifeguarding, CPR, First Aid, and Water Safety Aid.  In order to receive the CPR/First Aid certification, participants will need to attend a few hours of in person class.  We are unable to provide exact dates at this time but are hopeful that we will be able to provide these this summer.  Depending on what summer looks like will also determine when/if volunteering with swim lessons will begin.  Register by May 9 to receive materials and communication before the first session.  If you have questions, please email swim@temeculaca.gov.  See Jr. Lifeguard Manual for additional information.

Schedule


Tentative training schedule is as follows: 
 Date Day  Time  Location 
May 14 Thursday 1:00-2:00 p.m. Virtual Meeting
May 21 Thursday  1:00-2:00 p.m. Virtual Meeting
May 28 Thursday  1:00-2:00 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Jun 4 Thursday  1:00-2:00 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Jun 11 Thursday 1:00-2:00 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Jun 18 Thursday  1:00-2:00 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Jun 25 Thursday 1:00-2:00 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Jul 2 Thursday 1:00-2:00 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Jul 9 Thursday 1:00-2:00 p.m. Virtual Meeting
July 16 Thursday 1:00-2:00 p.m.  Virtual Meeting
TBD 
 Skills
Thursday  12:30-2:30 p.m. CRC - Classroom
TBD
 Written Tests
Thursday  12:30 - 2:30 p.m. CRC - Classroom 
TBD 
 Party!
Saturday  10:00 - 1:00 p.m.  CRC - Classroom and Pool

Registration


Registration will be open online under Aquatics Programs in early spring.
Space is limited.  Registration will be accepted at the Swim Test if spaces are still available.