Aquatics Program of the Year
May 27, 2023 | Member Submitted
Submitted by Sheila Leijon | Director Incline Village Parks & Recreation
It is with great honor and pride to announce that the Nevada Recreation and Parks Society has recognized Incline Village Parks and Recreation’s Junior and Mini Lifeguard program as Aquatics Program of the Year.
After three short years, this program has evolved into an important and popular camp for 5-8 year olds (Mini-Guards) and 9-15 year olds (Jr. Lifeguards). The programs focus on water safety, the development of aquatic skills, physical fitness, teamwork, and leadership skills. In addition, participants gain lifeguarding skills, learn CPR/first aid, and experience open-water swimming. “Graduating” participants ultimately will be better prepared to become certified lifeguards for Incline Village.
This program also concentrates on training and developing our lifeguards/coaches. Pre-season training has allowed these employees to develop and enhance their leadership and organizational skills. As part of this award recognition, we would like to thank and recognize our staff for their dedication and commitment to the Junior and Mini Guard programs.
Season #4 for Junior Guards will begin July 10, 2023, and will include a new curriculum that will challenge and enhance the camper’s skills and knowledge. When you see us at Incline Beach, Burnt Cedar, and in the water, come by and see what this award-winning program is all about.
Incline Village Parks and Recreation