Find Your Purpose

If you love to swim and care about the safety of others, find your purpose as a Junior Lifeguard or Swim Instructor! Gain the technical and interpersonal skills required of a lifeguard in addition to learning about water safety and swim instruction. Graduates of this camp will build confidence and improve leadership skills in and out of the pool.

Camp participants need to demonstrate the ability to tread water for two minutes, swim 200 yards of varying strokes, and perform a dive up to 10 feet deep in the first class.

 

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Find the Info You Need to Know

Learn more about Junior Lifeguard Camp hours, registration, financial aid, and fees below.

What days and hours is Junior Lifeguard Camp offered?

Junior Lifeguard Camp runs Monday–Friday from 9:00 am–4:00 pm. There is no camp July 4. 

Is my child the right age for Junior Lifeguard Camp?

If your child is in entering 8th through 10th grades in the fall, then yes, they can be a Junior Lifeguard Camp camper! 

How soon can I sign my camper up for Junior Lifeguard Camp?

Registration opens on Wednesday, February 2 at 6:00 am for the entire summer.

Weekly camp registration closes on the Wednesday prior to the camp session at 5:00 pm. For example, for camp starting on July 11, registration would close on July 6 at 5:00 pm.

Does the Y offer scholarships or financial assistance for Junior Lifeguard Camp?

Yes, the Y is committed to ensuring all families have access to quality and enriching camp programs. The Y provides financial assistance and a sliding fee schedule.

Please complete this short two minute form to learn more about scholarships or financial assistance. Our staff we be in contact with you within 5-7 business days once the form is received. 

What is the fee to participate in Junior Lifeguard Camp?
  • Five-day weekly fees: $350 for Facility Members or $400 for Community Members.
  • Four-day weekly fees: $280 for Facility Members and $320 for Community Members.

A deposit of $15 per week, per camper is due upon registration. Payments draft on the Saturday two weeks prior to each camp session. For example, for camp starting on July 11, payment would be draft on July 2.

The Y is committed to ensuring all families have access to quality and enriching camp programs. The Y provides financial assistance and a sliding fee schedule. Please complete this short two minute form to learn more about scholarships or financial assistance. Our staff we be in contact with you within 5-7 business days once the form is received. 

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