The City of Carpinteria is looking forward to another summer teaching aquatics skills and fitness to kids ages 9-17 through our Junior Lifeguards program. We are also excited to announce the first ever Mini Junior Guard program for children ages 7-9. Try-out for JGs and Mini JGs will be held April 2, 9, 16 and 30 at the Carpinteria Community Pool, 5305 Carpinteria Ave., and first-time participants MUST try out. Try-outs for ages 9-17 will include a 100-yard swim in under 2:20 minutes, a 1-minute water tread and a 10-yard underwater swim. Mini JGs will be expected to complete a 50-yard swim in under 1:40 minutes, a 1-minute water tread and a 10-yard underwater swim. Two try-out time slots are available, 8:30-9 a.m. and 9-9:30 a.m. No drop-ins will be allowed. Sign up for a slot HERE. For additional details, visit or webpage HERE.