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Contact / Hours:
Del Mar Beach Lifeguard Station
BLDG 21591
(760) 725-2703 | (760) 725-2078
San Onofre Lifeguard Station
BLDG 510813
(760) 725-7979 | (760) 725-7437
Lifeguard Chief
(760) 725-0457

Lifeguard Hours

Daily 8am-Sunset

According to the United States Lifesaving Association three quarters of all ocean drownings occur during hours when lifeguards are not present. Only swim when a lifeguard is on duty. Del Mar Beach / San Onofre Beach lifeguards routinely patrol the area year-round.

Workshops / Classes

Junior Lifeguard Program (Summer)Youth Surf Camps
The Junior Lifeguard program is 5-weeks in length, Mon-Thur from 9am-2pm. It 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.

All candidates must tryout for the program by completing a physical test.

One week camps offered during the summer which teach participants basic surfing fundamentals, ocean safety and skill development. Offered for ages 6-17.


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