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Surf City Beach Patrol 2020 Pre-Season Schedule


Please check back here later for the 2020 pre-season schedule.



Lifeguard Test Information

The Test:

  1. Applicants must swim 500m (22 lengths of the 25yd pool) in less than 10 minutes to be eligible for employment.  Only the freestyle swimming stroke is allowed.  Goggles and swim caps are permitted but diving starts are not.
  2. To be eligible for employment new applicants must demonstrate the ability retrieve a submerged dive brick and clear a mask/snorkel.
  3. There will be a brief interview (5 to 10 minutes) for all new applicants.
  4. The swim test carries the most weight in the hiring process.

What You Should Bring To The Test:

  1. Goggles and a swim cap.
  2. Towel.
  3. A completed pre-employment application.

If you have any other questions or concerns, or can't make either test date contact me at  address below.  Make sure you take a look at the FAQ's before e-mailing, you may find the answers to your questions there.

Make sure you can swim 500m in less than 10 minutes!!  Read the lifeguarding FAQ here to see what else you will need to do to become a Surf City lifeguard

Surf City Beach Patrol, 813 Long Beach Boulevard, Surf City, NJ 08008
 Surf City Borough Hall (609) 494-3064