UCSB Campus Point - Junior Lifeguards offers children ages 8-17 the opportunity to learn and train with professional lifeguards. Jr Lifeguards is more than just a summer camp, participants will gain a wide variety of skills, knowledge and valuable experience which builds self-confidence and skills for life. Programs take place at UCSB’s beautiful Campus Point.

Jr. Lifeguards After School &
Summer Programs

Program topics include oceanography, first aid, CPR, water rescue techniques, mutual cooperation, competition techniques, and lifesaving methods. Our Instructors are a mix of local teachers and college students with many years of lifeguarding experience and Jr. Guard (JG) program participation. Program staff provides a fun and safe aquatic education to UCSB JG participants.  


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Junior Guards

COVID-19 Registration Guidelines

Registration is open again to all. Participants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have received a negative COVID-19 test result within 48 hours prior to your visit for a PCR test, or 24 hours prior for a rapid antigen home test. You also must complete the On-Demand Daily COVID-19 Screening Survey prior to arrival, and every day thereafter while on campus. You must receive a 'Green Badge' from the screening survey to come on to campus. See more details here.


Jr. Lifeguards After School Program

Jr Guards After School Program


After School Program
If your child enjoyed Jr. Guards in the summer, they are going to love the afterschool program at UCSB Campus Point. For two hours a day, let your child experience the camaraderie, ocean sports, marine & safety education, and active fun of our Summer Jr. Guard program in a 2 hr/day format. Uniforms are available but optional and wetsuits are highly recommended.


Registration Information | After School Program

Session 1 (options)
Mon/Wed  |  3:15-5:15 pm  |  Sep 7—28  |  $140 (7 class meetings)
Tue/Thu  |  3:15-5:15 pm  |  Sep 6—29  |  $160 (8 class meetings)
Fri  |  3:15-5:15 pm  |  Sep 9—30  |  $80

Session 2 (options)
Mon/Wed  |  3:15-5:15 pm  |  Oct 3—26  |  $160 (8 class meetings)
Tue/Thu  |  3:15-5:15 pm  |  Oct 4—27  |  $160 (8 class meetings)
Fri  |  3:15-5:15 pm  |  Oct 7—28  |  $80

Session 3 (options)
Mon/Wed  |  3:15-5:15 pm  |  Oct 31—Nov 30  |  $160 (8 class meetings)
Tue/Thu  |  3:15-5:15 pm  |  Nov 1—Dec 1  |  $160 (8 class meetings)
Fri  |  3:15-5:15 pm  |  Nov 4—Dec 2  |  $80

May attend 1, 2, or 3 days per week. Participants must have previous experience. Registration is now open and is limited to 20 participants.

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Participant Tryouts

Returning program participants from 2022 do not need to try out before registering.



    After School Program

    Uniforms are not required but wetsuits are required.

    Refunds & Cancellations

    Review our Refund/Transfer/Cancellation Policy & Fees here.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    View our FAQ here.


    Customer Service Center
    Phone: (805) 893-3738

    Program Director
    Email: rcollins@ucsb.edu
    Phone: (805) 893-7616 ext. 3

    Main Camp Office
    Phone: (805) 893-3913

    Emergency Contact
    Contact the main camp office first at (805) 893-3913. In cases of "emergency only" when other options are unavailable you may call the Rec Cen Lifeguard Office at (805) 893-7213. This line is not to be used for general questions regarding registration or camp information.