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    NEWS ADVISORY

                            Department of Customer Services

                Public Communications Division

                            City & County of Honolulu

                            523-4385

                                                                                                                      

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 7, 2002

 

 

 

JUNIOR LIFEGUARD CHAMPIONSHIPS THIS SATURDAY

 

The 2002 State Junior Lifeguard Championships will be held this Saturday,

 

August 10, 2002, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, at Ala Moana Beach Park.  More than 200

 

junior lifeguards who participated in this yearís program will be competing in five (5) 

 

events during the day:  1,000 meter beach run, beach flags, run-swim-run, paddleboard 

 

relay and a 200 meter swim.

 

            Teams from Oahuís four program sites as well as those from the neighbor islands

 

will be showcasing skills learned during the summer program, and competing in

 

individual and team events in two age divisions, 13-14 and 15-17.

 

            The Junior Lifeguard Program is conducted by the City and County of Honoluluís

 

Ocean Safety Division with support from the Hawaiian Lifeguard Association.  The

 

competition will be held at the Ewa end of Ala Moana Beach Park.  There is no charge

 

for the event.  The public is invited to attend.

 

 

            For more information, contact Mark Cunningham at 589-2251.

 

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Thursday, August 08, 2002

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