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UCSB Junior Lifeguard Program

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Contact Information

UCSB Recreation Department Phone: (805) 893-3738


Open from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, June - September, for children 8 - 15 years. Can be combined with Summer Day Camp.

The program consists of four-week sessions. Campers learn water safety, marine biology, and a wide variety of ocean survival skills. Children must be able to swim in order to be in this program. For those who wish to compete, competitions are held with other junior lifeguard programs in Southern California. The program offers many educational activities as well as fun field trips.