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The History Of The Jr. Lifeguards

The History Of The Jr. Lifeguards

The community is invited to the Newport Beach Historical Society Community Event and BBQ celebrating The History of The Newport Beach Junior Lifeguard program. This fun-filled summertime family event will take place Saturday, August 25th from 5pm-7pm at the Oasis Center in Corona del Mar.

TK Burgers has partnered with the society and will cater the event with a delicious full-service cook to order BBQ dinner. The Newport Beach Historical Society is thrilled to partner with the City of Newport Beach Fire Department, The Junior Lifeguard Foundation and The Ben Carlson Foundation on this event. There will be an opportunity drawing and fun activities for the kids in addition to a historical program celebrating the Jr. Lifeguard Program.

The Newport Beach Junior Lifeguard program was established in 1984. The first year started with two instructors and fifty Junior Lifeguards. The program rapidly expanded over the years and became one of the City of Newport Beach’s most popular youth education programs. The program now utilizes about 60 instructors and support staff and averages over 1350 program participants. Several current lifeguards and permanent staff members started their life guarding experience as Junior Lifeguards.

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Admission: $15 Adults $10 Children Under Six: Free

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