Junior Lifeguard (JLG) Program
Junior Lifeguard - Training Future Lifeguards.
The Jr. Lifeguard program helps kids build
a foundation of knowledge, attitude, and skills that are needed to be a
responsible volunteer and future lifeguard.
Participants learn skills such as swimming, leadership, rescue response, drowning
prevention, professionalism, and volunteerism.
Jr. Lifeguard volunteers take an orientation class and then begin assisting
the lifeguard staff with programs such as: learn-to-swim lessons, special
events, competitive meets, and public swimming.
The Junior Lifeguard program qualifies for HONOR FOR EXCELLENCE IN SERVICE
LEARNING for Mesa Public Schools high school students
For Jr. Lifeguard Information please
contact Mark Foote at 480-644-4951 or
Veteran Junior Lifeguard (Returning JLGs)
Registration for Veteran Junior Lifeguard will begin April 15th.
Summer Junior Lifeguard Classes (JLG)
Registration for Summer JLG Classes for the following sites will
begin May 13th. (very limited space)
*Participants will register under the pool at which they would
like to be assigned during the summer season although training
will take place at either Skyline or Kino Aquatics Centers.
When registering please search for the pool at which you would
like to be assigned for the summer.
JLG Summer Session Session -
Dates/Times 6/3 -
Mon - Thurs 10am-12:15pm
Carson - 204305-12
Fremont -124306-12 (Night Class 5:30p-715p)
Kino - 214305-12
Rhodes - 254305-12
Taylor - 154305-12
Cost $45 Resident / $54 Non-resident
Participants will be given instruction in:
assisting with swimming lessons, event leadership, pool safety,
emergency response and professionalism. After this program
participants are asked to volunteer a minimum of 30 hours in
Mesa Aquatics programs through the summer season. Volunteers are
able to give of their time in various programs and events and
will be supervised by facility management. Participants must be
able to swim 200 yards continuously, tread water for 60 seconds
and surface dive and swim under water for a minimum of 10 yards.
You must have
established a household ID before registering on-line
Once the orientation class is completed, volunteer hours will be
scheduled with the Jr. Lifeguard Coach on-site. Every
attempt is made to work with the Jr. Lifeguards to schedule
hours according to their availability.
For more information or questions on the Junior Lifeguard program, contact Mark Foote at
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