I'm not a Newport Beach resident. Can I still participate?
Yes! If you live outside of Newport Beach you are still welcome to become a Newport Beach Junior Guard!
All NBJG participants are required to pass the NBJG Swim Test in order to qualify for program participation. We typically offer three swim test dates in March. Make-up dates are not offered.
What if we can't make the swim test because we live out of state?
If you live more than 200 miles from Newport Beach, and cannot make one of the scheduled NBJG Swim Test dates, you may request to participate in the alternate swim test. The alternate swim test date is typically the day before the summer NBJG program begins. Participants who qualify for this tryout have one try to pass the test.
In order to be considered for the alternate swim test, you MUST: