Junior Lifeguard Program

Maui County News Release 

Registration is now open for the 2023 Junior Lifeguard Program, the County of Maui Department of Public Safety – Ocean Safety Bureau announced. The one-week Ocean Junior Lifeguard program was designed to train boys and girls ages 8 to 17 in lifesaving water skills and to develop an awareness of beach hazards and ocean conditions.

Participants will become familiar with First Aid and CPR techniques, while improving their health and fitness. Beach programs will be offered on Maui, Lanai and Molokai.

The Molokai program for ages 13 to 17 will take place June 5-8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Registration closes when all spots are filled. Only one session per participant allowed.
The registration, liability waiver and release talent and publicity forms must all be turned in and completed. Registrations with incomplete or missing forms will not be accepted. All forms must be emailed to Jr.Lifeguard@co.maui.hi.us. First come, first served. Space is limited.

Age requirement must be met by June, 2023. Participants need a copy of their birth certificate. Participants who are not part of a swim team must perform and pass a swim assessment. Swim assessment is 300 yards non-stop within 11 minutes for ages 13-17, and 100 yard non-stop for ages 8-12 (no time limit). 

Swim assessment will take place on Saturday, May 20 for Molokai at Cooke Memorial Pool. Parent or legal guardian must be present.

Molokai District instructors are Harold Teshima and Chris Saito. 

For more info, email Jr.Lifeguard@co.maui.hi.us or call Zach Edlao at 808-757-4318.


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