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The Iron Guard Award

The Iron Guard Award is the most prestigious award that a Crystal Cove State Park Junior Lifeguard can receive. This award represents commitment, determination, and an indescribable love for the ocean and for Crystal Cove State Park.


The Iron Guard Award signifies that you are an outstanding future candidate for the position of California State Lifeguard. The Iron Guard Award is given to Junior Lifeguards who excel in their junior lifeguarding skills, surfacing events, first aid skills.


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