Junior Lifeguard

Murrieta Junior LifeguardsThe Junior Lifeguard Program will follow the American Red Cross's Guard Start Program: Lifeguarding Tomorrow. Interested applicants must be 12 to 15 years old and be able to front crawl for 25 continuous yards while breathing to front or side, tread water for one minute, and submerge and swim a distance of 10 feet under water.

Please do not register unless you can complete these tasks. Registrants will receive training from a Red Cross-certified Lifeguard, preparing them to be lifeguards in the future. This class will give participants the skills and knowledge to prepare them for the lifeguarding course. The participants will also receive a Jr. Lifeguarding shirt, whistle, and all applicable materials.


The cost for residents is $55, and the cost for non-residents is $65.

Class Times

  • Tuesdays - 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Wednesdays - 7 a.m. to Noon
  • Thursdays - 1 to 4 p.m.


Please visit our catalog to sign up for classes.