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Junior Guard Prep

Junior Guards Swim Training

 

 

                                                                              

Registration: December 2017 - May 2018

Days & Times:  Monday-Thursday  7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

                             Session 1    January 2nd - March 15th

                             Session 2    March 19th - May 31st

Cost:

  • $240 per session

Discount for additional children

CLICK HERE to register

This swim program will have a progression of drills for teaching proper technique, body & head position, breathing, holding water during pulling, kicking, gaining distance per stroke, increasing stroke rate without losing efficiency, and ultimately swimming faster so they will make their goal times for the 100-yard Junior Guards Swim Test.

 

NEWPORT BEACH JUNIOR LIFEGUARD REQUIREMENTS:

Newport Beach JG's Website

Sign-ups begin January 16, 2018

Swim test dates for 2018 are TBD:

Sunday, March 4th 2018
Saturday, March 10th 2018
Sunday, March 18th 2018

Times: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. rain or shine

All swim tests are held at Corona Del Mar High School pool.

Requirements for all participants:

  1. Must bring a signed waiver before they are allowed in the pool.
  2. Must swim 100 yards (4 lengths of a 25-yard pool) in the times listed below.
  3. You may try 5 times in the course of 3 days.
  4. Must tread water for 3 minutes without touching the sides of the pool.
Age Group Division Time
9 years old D 1:55
10-11 years old C 1:45
12-13 years old B 1:40
14-16 years old A 1:35

 

 

HUNTINGTON CITY BEACH JUNIOR LIFEGUARDS QUALIFICATIONS:

Huntington Beach JG's Website

Requirements:

Open to boys and girls ages 9 through 17 (as of July 1, 2018).  Applicants must possess a basic swimming ability to be able to pass the following prerequisite exams:
•    Swim 100 yards in 1 minute and 50 seconds or below (Ages 9-13).
•    9-11 year olds are eligible for the program if they make the time requirement of 1:51-2:00, but they will be enrolled in the P.M. session only, regardless of siblings.
•    Swim 100 yards in 1 minute and 45 seconds or below for ages 14-17.
•    Tread water for five minutes
•    Swim underwater for approximately 10 yards

TRYOUTS:    Cabana Club, 8141 Atlanta Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92646 (New Location)

Saturday April          TBD
Saturday April          TBD
Wednesday May     TBD
Sunday May             TBD

 

 

HUNTINGTON STATE BEACH JUNIOR GUARDS QUALIFICATION:

Huntington State Beach JG's Website

Tryouts and Registration:

EDISON HIGH SCHOOL, 21400 Magnolia Street, Huntington Beach CA

Saturday, May    TBD

Saturday, May    TBD

Saturday, May    TBD

 

To Qualify:

  • SWIM 100 YARDS UNDER THE TIME STANDARD FOR YOUR AGE:

                9-10 years old:  2:20
               11-12 years old: 2:10
               13-15 years old: 2:00

  • SWIM COMPLETELY UNDERWATER FOR 10 YARDS

  • TREAD WATER FOR FIVE MINUTES WITHOUT REST

 

All swimmers are encouraged to make all swim practices for all sessions.  There are NO MAKE UP CLASSES.  If a swimmer passes their test, please continue swimming and finish the class.

(There is no guarantee every swimmer will pass their Junior Guards Swim Test)

Any questions please contact: 

Jose De La Jara  at 714-367-4355 or email jose@costamesaaquatics.org

Sean Satterwhite text 714-318-5249 or email seansms70@gmail.com