The East Bay Regional Park District provides high quality lifeguards for recreation swim, aquatic special events, and aquatic programs at 11 swimming areas. Facilities include 6 lakefront beaches, 2 traditional swimming pools and 3 hybrid “swimming lagoons” that have chlorinated, filtered water with sand beach entries. .
The East Bay Regional Park District’s Junior Lifeguard Program is designed to provide the youth of our community with quality water safety education. 8 weeks of one week long Junior life guard training sessions are offered between June and August.
This dynamic summer program provides participants between ages 8-12 an introduction to water safety, rescue, first aid, and CPR in a safe, fun, and well-balanced curriculum.
No on-site registration available. Please register online or by phone.
A major part of the Life Guard services includes high quality outreach programs that meet the needs of perse public interest.
Some of these programs include water safety presentations at selected elementary schools and a PALS Camp that provides 3 aquatic adventure camps in Richmond, Antioch, and Livermore. With funding from the Regional Parks Foundation, the lifeguard services are able to provide reduced cost services to communities throughout the Park District.
The East Bay Regional Park District Swim Program offers inclusive swim lesson programming with an American Red Cross course format.
The classes offer a ratio of 4-6 students per instructor. All instruction is conducted with an emphasis on personal safety and fun while providing a comfortable, encouraging, enjoyable learning environment!