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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 Preparatory Program (Spring)Junior Lifeguard Program (Summer)Youth Surf Camps
This one week program is designed to prepare youth to pass the physical test required to participate in the Junior Lifeguard Summer Program.
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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