STEP 1: SIGN UP FOR A SWIM TEST *Appointments are mandatory to try-out, those without an appointment will not be eligible to try-out* The 2021 Junior Lifeguard Program will be capped at 10 Elites, 100 A/B, and 100 C junior lifeguards. We are releasing a sign up form to make appointments for our tryouts to maintain our cap, while also giving everyone the best chance to participate in the program. We are only allowing members that have appointments to tryout. Please check our home page for the release of the sign up form. Next sign up release (For May 15 and May 17) : May 1st at 12:30 PM
STEP 2: COME TO A SWIM TEST Appointments for these tryout dates will be posted on the homepage. Next sign up release (For May 15 and May 17) : May 1st at 12:30 PM
Saturday, May 1st: 9:00 AM - Noon at North Beach, Lake Mission Viejo (behind Tower 3)
Saturday, May 15th: 9:00 AM - Noon at North Beach, Lake Mission Viejo (behind Tower 3)
Monday, May 17th: 5:00 PM -7:00 PM at North Beach, Lake Mission Viejo (behind Tower 3)
Sunday, May 23rd: 9:00 AM - Noon at North Beach, Lake Mission Viejo (behind Tower 3)
Lake Mission Viejo: 22555 Olympiad Road, Mission Viejo, CA
The tryouts should take about 20-30 minutes and will include filling out basic paperwork, the swim test, and the water tread. Appointments will be released for these dates as they come up. Please bring a bathing suit, towel, and googles (if needed) for your tryout.
Try-Out Standards *THE BELOW TRYOUT STANDARDS MUST BE MET TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE PROGRAM* C Group (Age 8-11): 100 yard swim within 3:15 minutes & 5 minute treading water
A/B Group (Age 12-16): 100 yard swim within 2:10 minutes & 5 minute treading water
Elite Group (Age 14-16 & 2+ years in LMV JG Program): 100 yard swim within 1:30 minutes & 10 minute treading water *APPLICATION & INTERVIEW REQUIRED FOR THE ELITE PROGRAM*
STEP 3: Payment * All payments for the 2021 summer program will be made at the Lake Services office. Cash, check, and all major credit cards. We will no longer be accepting online payments through the website. * * GUESTS WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE LMVA JR. GUARD PROGRAM FOR SUMMER 2021*
C Group (Age 8-11) - $250 (T-Th) 9:00 AM - Noon
A/B Group (Age 12-16) - $300 (M-W-F) 9:00 AM - Noon
Elite Group (Age 14-16) - $300 (M-T-W-Th-F) 9:00 AM - Noon *elites may be asked to arrive early or stay late to assist with program set-up / clean-up* *APPLICATION & INTERVIEW REQUIRED FOR THE ELITE PROGRAM*
STEP 4: REGISTRATION *Registration for Summer 2021 will be online, and the link to register will be emailed to you AFTER payment at the front desk*
C Group (Age 8-11) One 8-week session June 15th – August 5th, 2021 (T-Th) 9:00 AM - Noon
A/B Group (Age 12-16) One 8-week session June 14th – August 4th, 2021 (M-W-F) 9:00 AM - Noon
Elite Group (Age 14-16) One 8-week session June 14th – August 5th, 2021 (M-T-W-Th-F) 9:00 AM - Noon *elites may be asked to arrive early or stay late to assist with program set-up / clean-up* *APPLICATION & INTERVIEW REQUIRED FOR THE ELITE PROGRAM*
STEP 5: PICK YOUR UNIFORM SIZES AND ORDER EXTRA GEAR
All uniform orders will take place after your swim tryout, or later at home online.
If you are unsure of your child’s sizes all uniforms will be available at our tryouts for try-ons.
Please have your child bring an undergarment for uniform try-on purposes.
Required Uniform Items: LMV JG T-shirt (provided) LMV JG Board Shorts (from any year) LMV JG Backpack (from any year) Navy Sport-Style one/two piece Swim Suit (girls only) Running Shoes (not included in program cost)
Registration Fees do not include costs foritems such as: Anyswim suits,shorts, sweatshirts, backpacks, visors, hats, and rash guards. All additional purchases will be available through Original Waterman at a discounted price. If you are a returning Junior Lifeguard, you only need to purchase those items which you have outgrown, or need a new pair. If this is your first summer in the program you will be required to purchase official junior guard boardshorts and backpack. We also strongly recommend the LMV JG Hat & LMV JG Sweatshirt.
Details on ordering additional items will be provided at tryouts. Not included in program costs are running shoes, swim caps, swim goggles, or girl’s swimsuits.
(Girl’s swimsuits must be a Sport-style Navy Blue One Piece or Two Piece and will also be available for purchase this year through Original Watermen)
STEP 6: HAVE A GREAT SUMMER AT LAKE MISSION VIEJO! Please direct any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you! Natalie May: JG Program Director Jordan Shoemaker: JG Program Coordinator