Long Beach Lifeguards
Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center patient, Sydney Waldrop, 9, greets Long Beach lifeguard, Tyler Anderson, as he comes to shore after completing the 2nd Annual Catalina Swim Challenge.
To close Childhood Cancer Awareness Month the Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) partnered with Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach for the 2nd Annual Catalina Swim Challenge, an open water, overnight, swim relay benefiting pediatric cancer research programs at Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center (JJCCC) at Miller Children’s.
On Saturday March 15, 2014, beginning at 8:00 a.m. the Long Beach Fire Department will hold an open test for anyone interested in becoming a Seasonal Lifeguard. Tryouts will be held at the Long Beach Lifeguard Beach Operations located at 2100 East Ocean Blvd (enter off Junipero Ave.
Thursday morning, Long Beach Fire Department Marine Safety Lifeguards responded to a distressed swimmer call in Rainbow Harbor. Upon arrival, LBFD Rescue Boat 2, found two people in the water behind the Grand Romance Paddle Boat.
Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske offers another behind the scenes look at City operations in her Open Up Long Beach events — this time it’s a tour of the Long Beach Lifeguard operations at Mothers Beach and at the Long Beach Lifeguard Headquarters on Thursday, August 22 , 2013 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm.
On August 11, 2013, at approximately 12:03 PM, the Long Beach Fire Department Dispatch Center received a 911-telephone call regarding a male subject who jumped off the Belmont Pier into the ocean. The caller believed this was a suicide attempt and said the man was wearing a backpack.
The arrival of summertime always brings an increase of activity at local beaches. People enjoy the warm weather and many activities in and out of the water. Long Beach Lifeguards encourage residents to be safe while enjoying the beach and offer tips to ensure an enjoyable visit.
On Saturday, March 16 the Long Beach Fire Department, Marine Safety Division will host tryouts for Non-Career Ocean Lifeguards. Beach goers from our local communities and around the world visit the Long Beach shoreline every year.