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San Diego Lifeguards Celebrating 100 Years Of Service With This Years Junior Lifeguard Pier Jump

San Diego Junior Lifeguard Program is in full swing this summer including the highly anticipated Pier Jump that’s open to parents and the public with a $75 donation.

 
PRLog - June 30, 2014 - SAN DIEGO -- (San Diego- June 30, 2014) With the annual Junior Lifeguard program in San Diego comes the exhilarating Ocean Beach PIER JUMP.  This is a special day for Junior Lifeguards as they continue to build their ”Skills for Life”.  The OB Pier Jump is one of the many events for JG’s to challenge themselves, learn about ocean safety and build confidence in their abilities.  This year the dates are scheduled for July 7th and August 11th with the jumps between 9:30-3:30pm.  San Diego Junior Lifeguards will be jumping the infamous OB Pier in an event that is also open to parents and the public with the following requirements.

Parents/Public Jumping:

Check in 8:30am and 12:30pm, first come first serve as space is limited

Must attend the safety lecture at either 9:00am and 1:00pm

Jumps between 9:30am -11:30am or 1:30pm-3:30pm, dependent on age group

Must be 18 years or older

Must be a strong ocean swimmer, the open ocean swim back to the beach after your jump is between 500-1000 yards

Must wear swim fins

Waiver form required

$75 donation

NO FINS NO JUMP

According to Corey McClelland, President of the San Diego Junior Lifeguard Foundation, “This is one of the Foundations biggest fundraising events each year. This is a special year as the San Diego Lifeguard Service is celebrating its 100 Year Anniversary of service to the City of San Diego. We are expecting a great turn out with some of San Diego’s community leaders taking the jump.  Also jumping this year will be the Lerum Family.  Andy Lerum, a Lifeguard Lt. was one of the first San Diego Junior Lifeguard instructors, he will be jumping with his children, a current Seasonal Lifeguard and a Junior Lifeguard Intern for the City Lifeguard Service. Over the past 20 plus years, the San Diego Junior Lifeguards have successfully managed over 20,000 Junior Lifeguards jumping 20-30 feet into the ocean off the pier.”

San Diego Junior Lifeguard Foundation is dedicated to the advancement of aquatic safety through the many programs it supports including Water Proofing San Diego which includes aquatic safety education in the classroom, learn to swim for free programs and a day at the beach learning about ocean safety for underserved youth. Skills for Life video link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUyrA2e5RtY




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If you would like more information visit www.sdjgfoundation.org, or to schedule an interview with SDJG Foundation President Corey McClelland, please contact Sandy Bruce at 619.200.2340 or e-mail at sandyb@sdjgfoundation.org.

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