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3720 Stephen M. White Dr., San Pedro, CA 90731
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(310) 548-2909
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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


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

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