Junior Lifeguard Programs

2024 Keiki and Junior Lifeguard Program

This free program is open to all Kauaʻi Keiki ages 8-11 and Juniors ages 12-17. The program demonstrates Ocean Safety awareness and valuable lifesaving skills taught by Kauaʻi's finest Ocean Safety Instructors.

  • Hands on learning
  • Lifesaving and rescue skills
  • Hands only CPR and first aid
  • Team work and problem solving
  • Beach hazards and ocean safety awareness

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Program Information:

  • Limited Enrollment!
  • Monday thru Friday from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Keikis must be able to swim and run 50 yards non-stop with no assistance as well as give 100% at all times!
  • Juniors must be able to swim and run 100 yards non-stop with no assistance and also give 100% at all times!
  • Please remember to bring a lunch, drinks, towel, and sunscreen each day.


Program Dates:

Salt Pond Beach > June 10 - 14, 2024

Hanalei Pavilion > June 17 - 21, 2024

Kalapki Beach > June 24 - 28, 2024

Salt Pond Beach > July 8 - 12, 2024

Hanalei Pavilion > July 15 - 19, 2024

Kalapaki Beach > July 22 - 26, 2024


Hawaii Island >  Date TBD (to be determined)


** Space is very limited! **

All sessions have been filled. 

Register for 2024 Keiki & Junior Lifeguard Program

If you have any feedback regarding the Registration process for Lifeguard Program, please follow the link below.

Feedback for Keiki/Junior Lifeguard Program

After registering, please be sure that you receive an email confirmation.

**A document confirming participant's age is required for registration. This includes Birth Certificate, Passport or State Issued ID**

Individuals requiring additional support or an auxiliary aid in order to participate in the program, please call Kalani Vierra at (808) 241-4984 (voice) or email dvierra@kauai.gov (text) five days before the event.

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Sponsored in part by the County of Kauaʻi, the Kauaʻi Lifeguard Association, the Hawaiian Lifeguard Association, the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority and many generous sponsors that care about Kauaʻi's youth.