Lifeguard Challenge Registration


The inaugural Lifeguard Challenge Swim will kick off National Beach Safety Week. Test your skills on the same course as the San Clemente Lifeguards. This charity swim supports the San Clemente Lifeguard and Junior Guard Foundation (SCLJGF). Event details and registration link below.

Afterwards, we invite all event participants, attendees, and residents to the San Clemente City Lifeguard Open House June 5th 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM for an up close look at our beach lifeguard operations. 

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Sunday, June 5, 2016

$25 Online Registration, $30 Day-Of Registration

Check-in begins 7:00 AM and ends at 8:15 AM, Event Begins at 8:35 AM

EVENT LOCATION: San Clemente Lifeguard Headquarters (the swim event will start on the north side of Lifeguard Headquarters located 250 yards north of the San Clemente Municipal Pier).

EVENT DESCRIPTION: Open and Junior Divisions will swim approximately 800 yards (distance to the end of the pier and back) for the Open and Juniors Divisions. Youth Division in the Youth Division will swim approximately 400 yards (1/2 distance of the Open/Juniors Divisions).

ONLINE REGISTRATION: Register online by May 31 (includes T-shirt & swim cap) $25 Online registration closes May 31.
 Register by clicking the button above. 

LATE REGISTRATION: Day of event walk-up registration (includes T-shirt & swim cap) $30 (Cash or check only)

YOUTH COURSE (400 Yards)

Lifeguard Challenge - Youth


Lifeguard Challenge

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SCHEDULES: 7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Check-in and day-of registration
                          8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Safety Briefing
                          8:35 a.m. – 9:05 a.m. Open Division – 800 Yard Swim
                          9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Junior Division – 800 Yard Swim
                          10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Youth Division – 400 Yard Swim

AWARDS: Top two male and female in each division will receive a medal. Also, the top San Clemente resident boy and girl in the Youth Division will be awarded. 

CONDITIONS: Safety is our primary concern: For safety reasons the swimming event may be delayed or rescheduled due to hazardous conditions. The San Clemente Lifeguards will make this decision.

SWIMWEAR: Swim goggles will be permitted. All participants must wear the issued event swim cap to participate. Wetsuits, fins, paddles, or other floatation devices are prohibited.

REFUNDS: Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable. 

QUESTIONS: Send an email 

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San Clemente Lifeguard and Junior Guard Foundation – is dedicated to enhancing the safety and well-being of visitors to the beach through education, developing and building community partnerships, and obtaining resources to directly support the San Clemente Marine Safety Division’s Lifeguard and Junior Lifeguard programs.

The SCLJG Foundation board members would like to express special thanks to the City of San Clemente, Friends of San Clemente Beaches, Parks and Recreation Foundation, and the Positive Vibe Foundation for their continued support and assistance with the success of SCLJG Foundation.