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LA County Parks Resumes Junior Lake Lifeguard Program

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With the Los Angeles County Parks Authority Recreation today announced the Junior Lake Lifeguard Program. Canceled last year due to COVID-19 pandemic — resume this summer.

The program includes the COVID-19 safety protocol, including the face Covers needed for instructors and students When swimming or eating and drinking, with physical distance, every day Smaller class size for health and temperature screening and health The safety of staff and participants, officials said.

“The Junior Lake Lifeguard Program offers a unique opportunity. Others for young people to go out again, participate in water play and learn “Important life-saving skills,” said Ross director Norma E. Garcia Gonzalez. Angeles County Parks and Recreation. “Our incredibly trained staff Young participants gain unique experience and essential water safety knowledge It can be used throughout their lives, whether or not they are in a situation that helps others Or in a career as a lifeguard. “

Lifesaving skills and water safety in the summer program Young people aged 9-17, offered at Castaic Lake Recreation Area, Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park, Santa Fedham Recreation Area.

Trained and certified lifeguard staff oversee the program. Children engage in activities such as first aid, CPR and rescue skills Paddle board in a calm freshwater environment without waves or strong currents, Officials said.

Three two-week sessions — June 21st to July 1st, July 12th to July 22nd, and July 26th-August 5th — Available this summer to address public health A protocol for small classes, officials said. Morning sessions from 8am to 11am cost $ 241 all day. The cost of the session from 8am to 3pm is $ 482. Founded in 1990, the program has grown into one of the fastest growing programs. A successful water safety training program in Los Angeles, officials said.

Young participants should try the program and pre-register at http://reservations.lacounty.gov.



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