National Lifeguard Contest in Va. Beach Next Month

By: AP
By: AP

July 15, 2014

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - More than 1,200 lifeguards will head to Virginia Beach next month for a national competition.

The National Lifeguard Championships will crown individual and team champions at the event being held Aug. 6-9.

Professional lifeguards ranging in age from 17 to 75 and junior lifeguards ages 9 to 17 will compete in water and beach course events. Admission to the public is free.

The Virginia Beach Lifeguard Association also hosted the United States Lifesaving Association event in 2005.


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