Sea Isle City Beach Patrol Tryouts

   Working hard to earn a spot!


Sea Isle City Beach Patrol's 2019 test for prospective lifeguards will be given Saturday, June eighth and Sunday, June ninth. Those wishing to tryout should report to beach patrol headquarters at 44th Street and the Promenade between 8:45 AM and 9:15 AM.

The Saturday morning segment will include a mile run on the Promenade and a half mile ocean swim with a rescue torpedo. The Saturday afternoon portion will consist of a personal interview for applicants who meet beach patrol qualification standards in the run and swim. Candidates still being considered after the interview will be timed in a 500 meter pool swim Sunday morning, June ninth. The final element of testing will be a simulated surf rescue. This surf rescue will consist of a 220 yard run along the beach, a sprint through the surf, and a short 20 yard swim to a flag.

Note that prospective lifeguards must be at least sixteen years of age on test day. Sixteen and seventeen year old applicants must have their parent or guardian sign the application and mandatory release form before being allowed to tryout.

All applicants must submit an application, release form, and written medical clearance from their doctor before they are permiited to participate in the test for prospective lifeguards.  Only the 2019 Sea Isle City Beach Patrol Physical Examination Form will be accepted as medical clearance.  In addition to your physical examination form you will need a copy of your immunization records which will allow the beach patrol to verify that you have received the series of three Hepatitis B shots.

Applicants must obtain preapproval to participate in testing weekend from the beach patrol's recruiting officer, Lieutenant Mike Farley.  Contact Mike at to schedule an in person or telephone interview.

The application, release form, and physical examination form can be filled out and mailed (do not hand deliver) to 233 JFK Boulevard, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243 or brought to beach patrol headquarters. Please note that beach patrol headquarters opens for business on Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend.  ALL PAPER WORK IS DUE BY FRIDAY, JUNE SEVENTH.

To download the application form click here: employment application.

To download the release form click here: release form

To download the physical form click here: physical examination form.

You will need a pdf reader to open and print the application, release form, and physical examination form.

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Sea Isle City Beach Patrol
Celebrating 100 Years of Lifeguarding
Established July 11, 1919
For Event Information Click on "Centennial Events".