Surf Life Saving Association
Post Office Box 366
Huntington Beach, CA, USA 92648
California Surf Lifesaving Association is a non profit (501-C3
tax exempt) organization chartered to promote beach safety awareness
and professional open-water lifesaving standards. The 30 CSLSA
Chapters/Agencies share the mission, goals and objectives of the
CSLSA. The CSLSA (west coast region) is one of seven regions of
the United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) which in turn
is affiliated to the International Lifesaving Association (ILS).
open-water lifesavers, our MISSION is to promote Beach Safety
awareness and Professional Lifeguard standards through public
education, training programs, exchange programs, junior lifeguard
programs, competition and other means. The ultimate goal is to
prevent and reduce aquatic injuries, accidents and death at open-water
beaches in the United States and throughout the world.
CSLSA Bylaws are rules that govern our organization in accordance with the national bylaws.
They enumerate the association's purpose and objectives, powers, dissolution, and parliamentary authority while detailing the bylaws that manage our membership, Board of Directors, Executive Board, meetings, committees, dues, seal and amendments.
** CSLSA Bylaws: Amended and Approved October 13, 2006 - PDF downloadable.
CSLSA Policies and Procedures
Our CSLSA Policies and Procedures manual serves as an appendage to our Bylaws and provides the modus operandi for specific areas of management, including Administrative, Operational, Financial, and Competitive. Its Appendices contain a Chapter Application Form, a Revocable Proxy Form, CSLSA Competition Guidelines, and JG Lifeguard Competition Guidelines.
** CSLSA Policies and Procedures Manual
Adopted April 15, 2011 - PDF downloadable.
Respect the Beach
Lifeguards for Life
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