Division A JGs have the opportunity to participate in several field trips!
Review the field trip information below for details. If your child is unable to attend, they should report to Junior Lifeguard Headquarters near the Balboa Pier at their regular JG session time. We will place them with another group for the day.
Please Note: We are unable to accommodate individuals that need to leave early on field trip days.
Wednesday, June 30 - Orange St. (Tower 68)
WAIVER: None Required
Location: Division A will be meeting and dismissing from Tower 68, located at Orange St. in West Newport.
Please have your Junior Lifeguard meet in uniform at their regularly scheduled time, 9:00 a.m. to Noon or 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Junior Guards should wear or bring tennis shoes this day. Encourage your Junior Lifeguards to bring a snack with a drink and plenty of water. Also, please make sure all of their gear is marked with their name. JGs are encouraged to bring a bodyboard as well.
Wednesday, July 7 - Huntington State Beach (Brookhurst Ave.)
WAIVER: None Required
Pick-Up/Drop-Off: To access this area, enter the parking lot off of Brookhurst Ave. Tell the parking attendant you are with the Newport Beach Junior Lifeguard Program and they will waive the parking fee for you to DROP OFF ONLY. If you plan to stay for the day, you must pay for parking. We will have a Junior Lifeguard Instructor in the parking lot assisting JGs to the meeting spot. We will also have a red NBJG EZ-Up on the sand. Click here to see the Huntington State Beach meeting location.
Wednesday, July 14 - Catalina
WAIVER REQUIRED: Please complete the waiver in your JG's profile no later than Sunday, July 4. To access the waiver, log in to your JG's account and click on the "excursion" link in the upper right corner.
Location: Transportation to/from Catalina will be provided by the Catalina Flyer departing out of Newport Harbor (Balboa Pavilion). We will be taking up to all of the A Junior Lifeguards and eight instructors and JG coordinators on the trip. The Newport Beach Fire/Lifeguard staff will coordinate activities including hiking, snorkeling, and instruction.
Be sure to Bring: Each Junior Lifeguard needs to bring JG Uniform/gear (trunks, shirt, hat, towel, backpack), snacks, a sack lunch, plenty of water, snorkel gear, fins, sandals, and shoes for hiking.
Tentative Schedule (Subject to Change):
8:00 a.m. - ALL Division A JGs meet at Junior Lifeguard Headquarters. Roll call.
8:15 a.m. - Walk to Catalina Flyer.
8:30 a.m. - Board Catalina Flyer.
9:00 a.m. - Catalina Flyer departs for Catalina.
10:15 a.m. - Arrive in Catalina.
10:30 a.m. - Walk to Casino Point to snorkel.
10:45 a.m. - Snorkel at Casino Point.
12:00 p.m. - Lunch (Bring your own lunch!)
12:45 p.m. - Hike to top of hill overlooking Avalon for group picture.
2:15 p.m. - Walk to Lover's Cove for second snorkeling stop.
2:30 p.m. - Snorkel at Lover's Cove.
3:30 p.m. - Return to Catalina Flyer. Roll call.
4:00 p.m. - Board Catalina Flyer for Departure
4:30 p.m. - Departure from Catalina
5: 45 p.m. - Return to Newport Harbor for Pick-Up
Parents can pick-up at the Catalina Flyer or JG Headquarters (off A St.) at 5:45 p.m. after final roll call.
Wednesday, July 21 - No Field Trip
There is no field trip this day. Division A JGs will report to their normal location at the Newport Pier.
Wednesday, July 28 - Laguna Beach
Please have your Junior Lifeguard meet in uniform at their regularly scheduled time, 9:00 a.m. to Noon or 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Junior Guards should bring a snack and plenty of water. Also, please make sure all of their gear is marked with their name. JGs are encouraged to bring mask/snorkel and a bodyboard if they like.
Wednesday, August 4 - TBD