Tryout Information

All new State Junior Lifeguard participants are REQUIRED to attend a tryout. Tryouts are non-competitive and are used to ensure a minimum ability in the water.

Equipment and materials to bring to tryout:
 Goggles (optional)
Email confirmation of registration from

Each new participant is required to demonstrate:

1. A continuous 100-yard swim using the freestyle stroke in under 2-1/2 minutes
2. A 10-yard underwater swim
3. Treading water for 3 minutes

Tryout Dates and Locations:

Location: Kennedy Club Fitness (1299 James Way, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420)

Sunday, May 10th 12:00 – 3:00 PM

Sunday, May 24th 12:00 – 3:00 PM

Location: Paul Nelson Swim Center (600 S McClelland St, Santa Maria, CA 93454)

Sunday, May 17th 12:00 – 3:00 pm

Sunday, May 31st 12:00 – 3:00 pm