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Junior Lifeguard Program Registration Begins May 18

Registration for the County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation, Aquatics Section, Junior Lifeguard Program begins on Saturday, May 18, at the Kihei Aquatic Center.

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. on a first-come, first-serve basis, and will continue until all spaces are filled. Participants and parents/guardians must register in-person. Participants also must take and pass a swim test.

For more information, please call Fran Yamamoto at 270-6138 or email frances.yamam[email protected]

Mini Junior Lifeguard

Program Information:

  • Ages: 7 – 10 years
  • 1 Week Program
  • Program Site: Kihei Aquatic Center – (808) 891-4960
  • Program Date: June 24 – June 28, 2019
  • Program Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12: p.m. (Monday through Friday)
  • Course Length: 15 hours
  • Course Instructors: Stacy Dugan Wood & Pita Tuliau

Junior Lifeguard

  • Ages: 11 – 14 years
  • 2 Week Program
  • Program Site: Kihei Aquatic Center – (808) 891-4960
  • Program Date: July 1 – July 12, 2019
  • Program Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12: p.m. (Monday through Friday)
  • Course Length: 30 hours
  • Course Instructors: Stacy Dugan Wood & Pita Tuliau

Course Prerequisites at Registration for Mini Junior Lifeguard:

  • Swim the front crawl 25 yards non-stop
  • Tread water for 30 seconds using arms and legs
  • Show a level of comfort on the back by floating for 30 seconds

Course Prerequisites at Registration for Junior Lifeguard :

  • Swim the front crawl 50 yards non-stop
  • Tread water for 1 minute using arms and legs
  • Show a level of comfort on the back by floating for 1 minute
  • Swim to a distance of 10 feet and submerge to a depth of 9 feet

American Red Cross Junior Lifeguarding is designed to guide youth to the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course by building a foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skills for future lifeguards. Participants are not required to master or perfectly execute skills. Participants learn swim techniques and build stamina during these programs.

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