|USLA Affiliated Junior Lifeguard Programs|
Participants are girls and boys between the ages of 9 and 17 who meet the requirements of the agency's program they wish to participate in. Although programs vary, participants are usually placed into one of four age divisions:
Interested junior lifeguards can compete in aquatic sports locally, regionally, and nationally. The national competition occurs in August each year somewhere in the USA.
Competition events for all age divisions include:
If you would like to find out how to participate in a Junior Lifeguard program, please contact your local lifeguard agency for specific information. You may also wish to contact an official of the USLA Region of the country in which your state falls. Remember to make sure that the lifeguard agency and junior lifeguard program are USLA affiliated.
If you are already a Junior Guard with a USLA-affiliated program and you would like to become a USLA Junior Lifeguard Member, please fill out the attached application form and have your coordinator sign it and send it in with your dues payment. Download Junior Guard Membership App
If you are a Program Coordinator or Director, please contact the USLA Membership Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive an excel file template for BULK registration and single payment of all your Junior Guards.
Junior Lifeguard Programs