Turlock teens can now sign up to join the City of Turlock junior lifeguard training program, which begins Monday.
The training program is designed for those interested in learning how to respond to aquatic emergencies and those wanting to learn the foundation for further training and employment as a certified lifeguard.
The program includes approximately two weeks of training, followed by shadow work with a certified lifeguard.
Junior Lifeguard I training begins Monday, with training taking place 12:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays until July 3 at the Turlock High School pool.
The Junior Lifeguard I training is open to males and females ages 11 to 15 years 11 months.
Junior Lifeguard II training begins July 14, with training taking place 12:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays until July 24 at the Turlock High School pool.
Those wanting to sign-up for the Junior Lifeguard II training program must have taken the Junior Lifeguard I training within the last 14 months. Junior Lifeguard II training is open to males and females ages 12 to 15 years 11 months.
Cost for the training programs is $76 each.
To sign up for either training program, visit https://ci.turlock.ca.us/citydepartments/parksrecreationfacilities/recreation/aquatics/.