The Waterman 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 Waterman Award signifies that you are an outstanding future candidate for the position of California State Lifeguard. In order to share the honor of having this award bestowed upon you, you will need a minimum of 20 out of 30 points. Participants receiving a minimum of 10 out of 30 points will receive the Watergrom Award. Points are based on the following system, separated by groups.