Ocean Rescue Jr. Lifeguard Program


To provide the children of our community (8-13 years old) with a sound aquatic background and acquaint them with the hazards of ocean swimming, while exposing them to an environment that will teach confidence and good sportsmanship.

For additional information read the Jr Lifeguard Program Flyer Information.

Program Content

  • Ocean and Beach Safety
  • Lifesaving techniques and procedures
  • Rescue board and rescue buoy skills
  • Ecology
  • First aid and competition in ocean lifeguard events

How to Enroll

Registration and waiver forms are available online or you can fill them out at Beach Safety Headquarters. Applicants will be taken on a first come first serve basis – registration is limited.

Uniform Policy

Junior Lifeguards will be issued a shirt. Please wear uniform to class.

We recommend that sunscreen be worn at all times. There are also facilities to change in, so you can bring a change of clothes and a towel. Water will be provided. Please bring snacks and/or drinks of your desire.

Please return all forms by mail or turn in directly to:
Miami Beach Ocean Rescue – JR Lifeguard Program 1001 Ocean Drive Miami Beach, FL 33139