3720 Stephen M. White Dr., San Pedro, CA 90731
Council District
Neighborhood Service Area

(310) 548-2909
Email Address
Hours of Operation

5:30 am - 10:30 pm

Cabrillo Beach LA City Junior Lifeguards Summer 2023

  • New junior lifeguard participants must pass a swim test of 100 yards in 1:59 or less to be eligible of the Cabrillo Beach LA City Junior Lifeguard Program and  Junior lifeguard participants must be 9 years old or older by June 20th, 2023

  • Swim tests are held as follows:

Hey Rookie Pool

3601 S Gaffey St
San Pedro, CA 90731

Overseen by PM 2 Liza Vargas

  • 3:30pm-5:00pm: Tuesday June 6th, Wednesday June 7th, Thursday June 8th, Friday June 9th
  • Saturday June 10th 1:00pm-5:00pm


Banning Pool

1450 N Avalon Blvd
Wilmington, CA 90744

Overseen by AFM I Yasmin Saxey-Santillo

  • 10:00am-12:00pm Sunday June 11th, 18th
  • Swim testing shall conclude on June 18th, 2023

  • Program costs: $500 flat rate and $480 for each junior lifeguard participant in the immediate household (there will be no prorating program costs)

  • Make checks out to LA City Parks and Recreation Division (card is MOST preferable)

  • Registering program participants parents must have the driver's license on them in order to complete program payment and fulfill registration

  • The program will begin Tuesday June 20th (we're observing Juneteenth Monday June 19th) and run until Friday August 4th

  • The program starts 8:00 am and concludes at 12:00 pm Monday through Friday

  • There will be no program on July 4th

  • Parents will drop off junior lifeguards at the picnic benches by the inner harbor of Cabrillo Beach and junior lifeguards meet at LA City Lifeguard Tower 2

  • We'll be in communication with the Cabrillo Beach parking enforcement to assure that parents can drop off and pick up junior lifeguard participants conveniently 

  • Our program participants are 9-17 years old and there are 4 divisions: C's (9-11 years old) B's (12-13 years old) A's (14-15 years old) AA's (16-17 years old)

  • Junior lifeguard activities include running, stretching, learning first aid and CPR, ocean swimming, paddling and other such open water knowledge

  • We host a junior lifeguard competition at Cabrillo Beach and may be traveling for other junior lifeguard competitions at Newport Beach

  • We have field trips with our program to places like : marine mammal care center, Catalina Island, Fire Station 112 (next to maritime museum), and more

  • Registration can be completed at the link; previous junior lifeguard participants do not need to take the swim test and can register right away at the link

  • For any further inquiries please refer to Junior Lifeguard Coordinator, Vianne Kelly: email phone (310)548-2909


Facility Features
Fishing Permitted (YES) , Barbecue Pits , Childrens Play Area , Picnic Tables , Beach

Aquarium Behind Beach (CMA)
Docking Facility
Jet Ski Area
Launch Ramp @ North End Of Beach
No Dogs Allowed On Beach!!
Non-motorized Vehicle Area
Outside Beach(belongs To County)
Posts For Volleyball But Must Provide Own Net
Roped-off Swim Area
Trailer Parking

Nearby Facilities