The Newport Beach Junior Lifeguard program will hold tests for 2013 participants beginning Sunday March 3, organizers announced in an email.
The tests will be held, rain or shine, at the pool at Corona Del Mar High School at 2101 Eastbluff Drive.
The tests will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday March 3, Sunday March 10 and Sunday April 7. Swimmers are required to complete 100 yards, or four lengths of a 25-yard-pool. Time requirements, based on the swimmer’s age as of June 30, are 1:55 for 9-year-olds; 1:45 for 10- and 11-year-olds; 1:40 for 12- and 13-year-olds; and 1:35 for 14-, 15- and 16-year-olds.