Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Have you heard of the National Lifeguard Championships? Well, the event is coming to Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH — The Jersey Mike’s 2018 National Lifeguard Championships will be on  Aug. 5-11 between 27th and 30th Streets at the Oceanfront.

The event is sanctioned by the United States Lifesaving Association in Huntington Beach, California and is produced by the Virginia Beach Lifeguard Association.

The competition features world class athletes from around the world and is free and open to the public, organizers said in a news release.

The daily activities are:

  • Sunday, Aug. 5 – VBLA 5K/One Mile Ocean Swim Race.  9:30 a.m., 17th Street.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 7 – Free concert with Jordan Davis. 6-10 p.m., 31st Street Park.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 8:
  1. Junior Guard Championships 9 a.m., 27th-30th streets.
  2. Parade of Athletes 7 p.m., 31st-24th Street Park on boardwalk.
  3. Championship Welcome Ceremony 7:30 p.m. 24th Street Park.
  • Thursday, Aug. 9 – 8 a.m. Day 1 National Lifeguard Championships 28th-30th streets.
  • Friday, Aug. 10 –     8 a.m. Day 2 National Lifeguard Championships 28th-30th streets.
  • Saturday, Aug. 11 –  8 a.m. Day 3 National Lifeguard Championships 28th-30th streets.

For information, click here.

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