Junior Lifeguard Readiness Program Offered

February 7, 2018, 11:35 AM HST · Updated February 7, 10:15 AM
Nikki Schenfeld · 6 Comments

Photo courtesy, Lois Whitney, Office of Mayor Alan Arakawa.

The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation, Aquatics Division is offering a Junior Lifeguard Readiness Program for kids who are level III swimmers and are between 8 and 11 years old.

Interested persons can register at the Coach Spencer Shiraishi Memorial Pool between Feb. 26 and March 2, 2018, from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

The Junior Lifeguard Program will take place March 19-23, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

County officials say that registration is based on a first-come, first-serve basis and that space is limited to 15 participants.


Parents must register in person and participants must take and pass a swim test of 100 yards within 3 minutes.

For questions, contact the Department of Parks and Recreation, Aquatics Division, Frances Yamamoto at 270-6138 or Sirena Lacour 270-7410.

For more information, click here.

Nikki Schenfeld
Nikki joined the Maui Now team in 2016 as a writer/reporter. Originally from Chicago, she has had internships with CBS2 Chicago and Comcast SportsNet Chicago where she had the opportunity to interview some of Chicago's best athletes. She graduated from Columbia College Chicago in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism. She moved to Maui in 2013.

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