Beach Safety Jr.Lifeguards

It's that time of year again!! 

Okaloosa County's Junior Lifeguard Program is designed to reach out to our community through our youths, to educate beach patrons about beach safety. Our program teaches Juniors water rescues, self rescues, rip current anatomy, and hands only CPR. Junior Lifeguards also take trips to Okaloosa Island Fire Department, EMS as well as Gulf Flight Helicopter tours!

We look forward to seeing you out on the beach!
Swim Assessments (200 meters) Saturdays June 1st and 8th, at 10:00am. Swim assessments will be conducted at Boardwalk Park on Okaloosa Island, directly in front of the lifeguard tower. Bring your application and a check made out to ECLA. 

Beginner Session: July 8th - July 19th, 9 AM -4 PM    $275.00                                

Parents please ensure drop off and pick up times are followed. Thank you!

If you Have any questions please call me. Lt. Celia Kirkland 850 259-6733 or email

Junior Application 2019: