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W.A.T.E.R. YOUTH PROGRAM

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The Department of Beaches and Harbors’ W.A.T.E.R. Youth Program (Water Awareness, Training, Education & Recreation) currently offers (2) programs:

If you are interested in the Youth Sailing Camp, please call (310) 305-9587.

YOUTH SAILING CAMP

Location & Times

Burton Chace Park
13640 Mindanao Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Details

Ages: 11- 17 Years Old
Class Size: 6 – 12 Students

* 2 Lifeguard Instructors

Program Fees

$250 Per 5-day Session

* Financial aid available to qualifying families

Swim Test

Applicants must successfully complete a 100-yard swim test in 2 minutes and 20 seconds to be eligible for Beginning Sailing.

BEGINNING SAILING

Los Angeles County Lifeguards will instruct beginning sailing courses teaching students basic sailing knowledge and terms, boat maintenance and rigging, knot tying, tacking, docking and instruction to ocean sailing.

Students will learn to sail on 14-foot Capri sailboats (with main sail and jib).

In the final days of the session, students will get experience on 24-foot MacGregor sailboats.

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ADVANCED SAILING

Applicants must have completed at least two sessions of the Beginning sailing class and have the recommendation of the instructor (or equivalent).

The Advanced sailing class will involve a one day review and evaluation of beginning skills, followed with extensive ocean sailing on our Laser sailboats.

OCEAN SAFETY DAY

A 1-day ocean education adventure for school classes. LA County Lifeguards introduce students to many aspects of ocean safety through in-the-water participation.

Curriculum may include: C.P.R. and first-aid demonstration, rip currents, kayaking, surfing/paddling, boogie boarding, and beach games in Marina del Rey and on Los Angeles County beaches, as well as information about career opportunities as an L.A. County Lifeguard.

Dates & Times

By Reservation Only!
September – June

8:30 am – 2:30 pm
(flexible with school schedules)

Details

Ages: 2nd – 12th Grades
Group Size: 30 – 50 Children

Program Fees

None for public schools (you may need to contribute to transportation costs).

For tuition-based schools and organizations, there will be a fee.

Contact Information

(310) 305-9587

7:30 am – 3:30 pm
Mon – Fri

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