The HBSLSA is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization that seeks to promote beach and ocean safety awareness while maintaining professional open water lifesaving standards.

Many faces. One goal.

We are a diverse group of lifeguards – students, teachers, athletes, public servants, professionals  – united by our shared goal of promoting beach and ocean safety. 

​​​Huntington Beach Surf Lifesaving



Who We Are

Our Mission


As open-water lifesavers, our goal is to promote beach safety awareness and professional lifeguard standards through public education, training programs, exchange programs, junior lifeguard programs, competition and

other means. The ultimate goal is to prevent and reduce aquatic injuries, accidents and at open water beaches in the United States and around the world.