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Cadets are junior lifeguards ages 15-17 who have been selected as leaders of the JG program and demonstrate interest in becoming Long Beach lifeguards or pursuing 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.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Be at least 15 years old by July 1st, 2020

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

  • Be CPR certified

  • Submit a resume

  • Attend a formal interview

*JGs interested in becoming cadets should register as A's

Important Dates:

  • Information Session: April 29th, 2020 at 5pm at Marine Park Lifeguard Station (5839 Appian Way, Long Beach, CA)

  • Cadet Recertification and Tryout Swim: May 2nd, 9:00am at Bayshore Lifeguard Station (5415 E. Ocean Blvd.)

  • Interviews: May 15th and 16th at Lifeguard Headquarters (2100 E. Ocean Blvd.) Time TBD

  • Cadet Training Days:

    • June 18th 1:00pm to 4:00pm at Junior Lifeguard Headquarters (5500 E. Ocean Blvd.)

    • June 19th, 9:00am to 12:00pm at Junior Lifeguard Headquarters (5500 E. Ocean Blvd)

Cadet Schedule:​

  • Dates TBD

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