2015 Summer Lifeguard Job Opportunity

Del Mar Beach Resort and San Onofre Beach

Work in a challenging environment as a seasonal lifeguard with the Camp Pendleton Lifeguard Service!

For more information, download our flier or call (760) 725-7437.

Submit your application online at usmc-mccs.org/careers between Mar 16 and May 1!

Ocean Lifeguard Waiver & Release Form

14 Area Pool, Temporary Closure

Due to the Marine Corps Trials, the 14 Area Pool will be closed from Tuesday, 3 March 2015 to Wednesday, 11 March 2015.  For your convenience, the 13 Area Pool will be open for lap swimming, private swim lessons, and youth swim during that time.  The 13 Area Pool will be open from 0600-1400 Monday through Friday.  It will be closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Lifeguards On Duty

Del Mar Beach Resort/San Onofre Beach

Lifeguards routinely patrol the area each season

Winter: 8am – 4pm – End of Daylight Savings Time (1st Sunday in November) to the beginning of Daylight Savings Time (2nd Sunday of March) 
Spring: 9am – 5pm – Start of Daylight Savings Time until Memorial Day Weekend
Summer: 9am – 7pm – Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day – towers are open
Fall: 9am – 5pm – After Labor Day until the end of Daylight Savings Time

Portable towers will be open and routine patrols will take place (Summer Only)

Recreation Swim Fees

13 Area Recreation Swimming Only
Daily Fees – $1 (Active Duty), $2 (Dep. Child), $3 (Ret./Dep. Adults/DOD), $4 (Guests).

Seasonal Passes (from Memorial Day to Labor Day)

Individual – $30 (Active Duty), $50 (Dep. Child), $60 (Ret./Dep. Adults/DOD)
Family – $80 (Active Duty), $90 (Retiree/DOD) (Family defined as two parents and 3 kids, each additional child is $10)
Names will be printed on seasonal passes for quality assurance

Private Swim Lessons (from Memorial Day to Labor Day)

$50 Summer Swim Lessons (Group) for four 30 minute Sessions
$80 Private Swim Lessons (Individual) for four 30 minute Sessions
Private one-on-one lessons for stroke development, refinement and specific aquatic needs. Call (760) 725-5084
 for more information.

Aqua Aerobics Classes

14 Area Pool / Wed & Fri / 9:30am-10:30am / FREE
Class encompasses non-impact and non-weight bearing techniques in a heated outdoor pool. Warm-up and cardiovascular workout followed by strength training using provided aqua equipment. No class on rainy/stormy days.

Pendleton Youth Swim Club

14 Area Pool / Sep-May / Mon & Thu / 3:30pm-4:30pm / $28 per participant per month

Call (760) 725-5084 to schedule a tryout.

Qualifications: Participants ages 7 & up should have basic knowledge of each stroke and have ability to swim 100m freestyle continuously with rhythmic breathing in under 2 min. 45 sec. (If at 13 Area Pool, tryout time 2 min 30 sec)

Jr. Lifeguard Program

Provides a positive environment for teaching youth ocean safety skills, basic first-aid skills, respect for the coastal environment and discipline while promoting physical fitness, self-esteem and team building. Ages 7-17, 1-6 week programs, Del Mar Beach Resort. Program runs during the summer.

2014 Jr. Lifeguards Guide

Surf Camps & Lessons

2014 Guide

Paddleboard & Private Surf Lessons

Call (760) 429-8236


14 Area (Lap Swimming) Pool

Bldg 14116

Mon 10am–6pm
Tue/Wed 6am–2pm
Thu 10am–6pm
Fri 6am–2pm
Sat/Sun Closed

(760) 725-5084

The Scuba Center

Bldg 14116 (14 Area Pool)
(760) 725-5910

13 Area Pool

Bldg 1313

Closed For
The Season

(760) 725-4344

Beach Lifeguard Contact Information

Del Mar Beach Lifeguard Station

(760) 725-2703
(760) 725-2078

San Onofre Lifeguard Station

(760) 725-7979
(760) 725-7437

Lifeguard Chief

(760) 725-0457

Call the Lifeguard Chief to schedule safety briefs or safety stand-downs.