The Wildwood Beach Patrol will hold open tryouts to find new lifeguards for the 2012 summer season.  The lifeguard test will take place at the Joseph Von Savage Memorial Pool (8800 New Jersey Ave, Wildwood Crest) on Saturday, June 9 at 11 a.m.   The tryout will begin with a 500-yard swim in the pool.  The tryout will continue for qualified swimmers with a 1 mile run, a 200-yard ocean swim and a comprehensive interview. The WBP will provide qualified candidates with the necessary training and certifications for ocean lifeguarding.   Applicants should be 16 years of age or older. Candidates under the age of 18 must have the application signed by a parent or guardian.   Applications are available online at and at the test site.  Interested candidates can email Wildwood Beach Patrol Captain Steve Stocks at for more information.

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