Avila Beach Junior Lifeguard



The Avila Beach Junior Lifeguard Program is one of the finest programs for developing young watermen and women on the central coast.  This is one of the very best character building programs available to youth on the Central Coast.

The program focuses on character development and providing a rigorous curriculum including, paddling, running, swimming, outrigger canoe, first aid and CPR, and basic lifeguarding.

The program has been running for the past 19 years.  Founded by Russell Edwards, the program now hosts 200 junior guards from age 10-17.

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2020 Tryout Dates

March 29 Tryout Cancelled

April 26 TBD

May 3 TBD

2020 JG Info Page

2020 Complete Application