LĪHU'E – County officials announced that applications are now available for the Kaua'i Keiki Junior Lifeguard Program.
The Keiki program is tailored to younger children, ages 8 to 12, but shares the same goal as the Junior Lifeguard program: to teach Kaua'i’s young people ocean safety and lifesaving skills.
Applications can be picked up at all lifeguard towers around Kaua‘i and at the Fire Department headquarters located at the Līhu'e Civic Center Pi‘ikoi Building, 4444 Rice Street, Suite 315. A copy of the applicant’s birth certificate must be attached to the completed registration form.
Registration is limited to 50 participants.
The Keiki Junior Lifeguard Program is taught by ocean safety instructors at Kalapakī Beach, fronting Duke’s Restaurant, from July 16-20. The week-long sessions run Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.