San Clemente Lifeguard Open House at Pier Today

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San Clemente City Lifeguards will be hosting a free open house at Lifeguard Headquarters located on the north side of the San Clemente Municipal Pier on Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
The San Clemente Pier is located at 601 Avenida Victoria.

San Clemente beaches can be a wonderful recreational resource but they can also be dangerous.

Lifeguards are on duty in an effort to prevent and reduce the number of accidents at our beaches, but they cannot do the job alone.

This week is National Beach Safety and Rip Current Awareness Week.

This week is dedicated to raising awareness of the dangers in aquatic environments.

An informed public is essential to maintaining adequate levels of beach and water safety.

The objective of National Beach Safety and Rip Current Awareness Week is to make citizens aware of the need to be safe while in and near the ocean.

This objective stresses the following:

Learn to Swim

Swim Near a Lifeguard

Swim with a Buddy

Check with the Lifeguards

Use Sunscreen and Drink Water

Obey Posted Signs and Flags

Keep the Beach and Water Clean

Learn Rip Current Safety

Enter Water Feet First

Wear a Life Jacket

For more ocean safety information, please visit USLA

The Marine Safety team welcomes and encourages everyone to attend the open house.

This is a great way to learn more about ocean safety before the summer season begins from Marine Safety’s professional and friendly lifeguard staff.

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