Junior Lifeguard Club (JLC)

Lacombe Sea Lions

JLC will resume in the fall. Come back for updates in September!

The Lifesaving Society’s Junior Lifeguard Club (JLC) accommodates all ages of different abilities. Our team is encouraged to develop skills based on personal bests in:


  • Fitness
  • Knowledge
  • Leadership
  • Lifesaving
  • Swimming
  • Teamwork

The club provides high activity challenges in an energetic learning environment in the pool and on the deck. Practice times are separated according to ability; coaches may adjust team members depending on which category suits them best.

Classes

  1. Beginner Sea Lions
  2. Intermediate Sea Lions
  3. Advanced Sea Lions
  4. Adult Sea Lions

Practice Dates

January 7th, 2024 - April 14th, 2024 

Times

Sunday 6:15-7:45 pm, Wednesday 5:45-6:30 pm

Requirements

Swim 1 length of the pool.

Costs

$192.38

*Pre-authorized monthly payments will be available.

Volunteer Junior Coach Opportunity!

Advanced Sea Lions can apply to become a junior coach mentored by senior coaches and to help mentor younger swimmers. Junior coaches will go through a 9.5-hour training course to help them prepare for the season and develop the skills they need for this leadership opportunity. Occasional coaches’ meetings will also be held throughout the year. At the end of the volunteer term, JLC Junior Coach volunteers will receive a 25% rebate off of their JLC registration which can be used toward any programs or merchandise at the aquatic centre.

The Junior Coach will have:

  • Enthusiasm
  • Creativity
  • Patience
  • Dedication
  • Good planning and leadership skills
  • Desire to motivate kids positively

Pre-requisites

  • Have NL, Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross, or lifeguard experience (ex. within the LIT program)

Recommended

  • Experience coaching or leadership experiences such as Scouts, Guides, or other children/ teen groups
  • Experience in a lifeguard or JLC team, either as a volunteer, organizer, competitor, or coach
  • Attend a JLC sport coach clinic offered through the Lifesaving Society