Lifeguard Games

San Diego - Lifeguard Games

The American Red Cross Aquatics Initiative is diving into the 2012 summer season with the 8th Annual Lifeguard Games competition on Sunday, August 5 at the National City Municipal Pool.

For more information, please view the Events Details and Registration Packet or view the details below.


A detailed listing of each event’s rules and scoring are available upon request


Team Events

  • 100-yard relay with rescue tube
  • “Everything but the Kitchen Sink”
  • (treading strength and stamina drill)
  • Submerged / Active Victim Relay
  • Challenge Course
  • Individual Events

  • 50 yard Modified Front Crawl*
  • 50 yard Modified Breast Stroke*
  • Brick Retrieval
  • Active Victim Rescue*
  • *Guard Start Event

  • Distances are reduced to 25 yards
  • Additional Details

  • Teams must consist of two guards.
  • Team registration includes both team and individual events.
  • Facilities are encouraged to have more than one team participate.
  • Participation is open to all trained Lifeguards and Lifeguard Instructors.
  • Guard Start participants must be 15-years-old or younger and be enrolled in or have completed a junior lifeguard program.
  • Judging is based on American Red Cross Lifeguard or Guard Start Curriculum.
  • The attached registration form must be completed and signed by each participating guard and/or parent or guardian if guard is under 18 years of age.
  • Teams can register in person at:

    San Diego / Imperial Counties Chapter

    of the American Red Cross

    3950 Calle Fortunada

    San Diego, CA 92123

    Registration must be completed by 7/27/2012

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