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United States Lifesaving Association

United States Lifesaving Association is a national, non-profit association of lifesaving professionals. The mission of the United States Lifesaving Association is to establish and maintain high standards for open water (beach) lifeguards, to educate the public, and to promote actions intended to result in the saving of human life in and around the aquatic environment.

California Surf Lifesaving Association

Chapters of the United States Lifesaving Association are organized into geographical regions. The Southwest Region of USLA is known as the California Surf Lifesaving Association. This organization conducts public safety education campaigns, encourages high standards for lifeguards, and conducts lifeguard competitions. CSLSA can be contacted at:

California Surf LifeSaving Association
PO Box 366
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Telephone: (500) FOR-CSLSA

San Diego Lifesaving Association

The United States Lifesaving Association is composed of individual chapters. The local chapter of USLA is the San Diego Lifesaving Association, which provides safety lectures and media to schools, military groups, civic groups, and those attending public events. Its members are San Diego lifeguards. These services are free and provided by volunteers on a limited basis. For further information on these services or to send a tax deductible donation; the SDLA can be contacted at:

San Diego Lifesaving Association
ATTN: Coastal Safety
PO Box 99802
San Diego, CA 92169

San Diego Junior Lifeguard Foundation

The San Diego Junior Lifeguard Foundation is dedicated to the advancement of water saety through the many programs it supports including Water Proofing San Diego, Learn to Swim programs for innercity youth and scholarships for disadvantaged family participation in the JG program each summer.

San Diego Junior Lifeguard Foundation
PO Box 90622
San Diego, CA 92169

E-mail: info@sdjgfoundation.org