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Final call for aquatic careers

Lifeguard Academy (267937)
Lifeguard Academy

Tomorrow is the final date to enroll in the Lifeguard Ready Training program with the County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation.

The free program prepares youth ages 16 to 24 with the skills necessary to become LA County Swimming Pool Lifeguards and will run locally at Jesse Owens Park.

Basic requirements to enroll in the program include being able to swim 500 yards in nine minutes and 30 seconds or less and have at least 20/30 in each eye with correction and at least 20/20 with both eyes open without correction.