City of Newport Beach Junior Lifeguard Program

The Newport Beach Junior Lifeguard Program is an ocean-based program for youth ages 9 to 15. The 7-week program is focused on building ocean swimming skills, physical fitness, beach safety awareness, and teaching the role of ocean Lifeguards...all while having an amazing time at the beach!

2023 Program Dates: June 20 - August 3, 2023

Morning Session - 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Afternoon Session - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

(See below for additional important dates)

Important 2023 Dates:

  • January 10: Create or update your NBJG account. Accounts must be updated annually.
  • February 1: Log in to your NBJG account and reserve a swim test time for each of your participants. Swim test reservations open at February 1 at 8:30 a.m.
  • March: NBJG swim test tryouts. See swim test page for specific dates and additional details.
  • April: Registration payment windows open for participants who passed a 2023 NBJG swim test.