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Cadets are junior lifeguards ages 15-17 who have been selected as leaders of the JG program and who demonstrate interest in becoming Long Beach lifeguards or in another career in public safety. Cadets will receive higher levels of training in first aid and rescue techniques, shadow Long Beach lifeguards, and assist JG instructors. The goal of the Cadet Program is to foster leadership skills while preparing individuals for future careers as lifeguards and in other forms of public service.

JG's interested in becoming Cadets should register as A's

Qualification Requirements:

  • Be at least 15 years old by July 1st, 2019

  • Complete a 500 yard open water swim in under 10 minutes

  • Be CPR certified

  • Submit a resume

  • Attend a formal interview

Important Dates:

  • Information Session: May 1st, 2019 at 5pm at Marine Park Lifeguard Station (5839 Appian Way, Long Beach, CA)

  • Cadet Recertification and Tryout Swim: May 18th, 2019 at 9am at Bayshore Lifeguard Station (5415 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA)

  • Interviews: May 22nd, 2019 at Beach Operations (times assigned)

  • Pre-Junior Lifeguard Training Days:

    • June 20th, 2019 at JGHQ from 1:00-3:00pm

    • June 21st, 2019 at JGHQ from 9:00-11:00am

  • For volunteer opportunity date and times please contact the JG Coordinator at LBJG@longbeach.gov

Cadet Schedule:

  • June 28th: Swiftwater Team lecture

  • July 1st: Rescue Boat orientation

  • Saturday July 6th: Ben Carlson Day

  • July 8th: Lifeguard Dispatch lecture

  • July 9th: Long Beach Fire Dept. lecture

  • July 10th: Regionals Runoff, 10am-2pm session for all JGs

  • July 11th: Dive Team lecture

  • July 13th: Roger Coulter Intercrew Relay (invite only)

  • July 16th: Bolsa Chica Surf Trip

  • July 17-18th: Freediving basics

  • July 23: Catalina trip

  • July 24th: John Wayne Skin Cancer Foundation lecture

  • July 26th: Regionals, Carpinteria State Beach

  • July 27th: Under 19 Regionals, Carpinteria State Beach

  • July 30th: Ironguard

  • July 31st-Aug 1st: Mock interviews

  • TBD: July 5th: Long Beach CERT lecture

  • TBD: Oceanography lecture

  • TBD: Long Beach Lifeguard Museum tour

**Tenative schedule, all days and times subject to change

CPR/AED Certification Info

Cadet Skill Sheets

LBJG Core Values