Anyone can become a member of the California Surf Lifesaving Association. For over 25 years the CSLSA has been the only organization for professional lifeguards, junior lifeguards, retired or alumni lifeguards and, the general public. Currently, CSLSA membership is 1,497 members strong. Our Junior Lifeguard division has over 3,641 proud members.
Join the CSLSA and automatically become a member of the USLA
Receive a membership card and kit from USLA
Receive membership incentives from the CSLSA, which may include products such as decals, T-shirts, caps, mugs, etc.
Receive two professional lifeguard publications; the Cal Surf News twice a year via the web and the American Lifeguard Magazine three times a year
Receive professional discounts on Da Fin swim fins, Patagonia clothing, Hertz rental cars, Hobie sunglasses, and many other products
Eligible (for all but Associate Members) to compete at the CSLSA Regional Championships and the USLA National Championships
Eligible to attend lifeguard educational workshops, seminars and conferences sponsored by the CSLSA and USLA (fees may be required)
Eligible to participate in regional, national and international lifeguard exchanges
Affiliation with Junior Lifeguard programs and competitions
May obtain the latest beach safety and public education materials
This is the organization for the professional lifeguard!
As a CSLSA and USLA member you can network with the finest professional open-water lifeguards around the country and much, much more.
As a member you also help 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.
Continue to the USLA website to join. Professional, Alumnus, Perpetual, and Junior Lifeguards will be given the option to select a chapter. Your chapter is most likey similar to your agency. Visit the chapter/agency page if you are unsure of your chapter. By joining your chapter USLA will automatically issue membership payment to CSLSA.
ATTENTION: Chapter presidents and/or membership representatives of ALL CSLSA Chapters/Agencies:
PLEASE, do not send individual applications for each of your members to the Chair!
THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN THE CSLSA!
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