2016 ROCKS, RIPS, & REEFS – 3R’S

3R’s flyer 2016

Medical Form

2016 Schedule:

  • June 12, 2016 – Volunteer Staff Training and Workshop – (This is by invitation only, contact the Underwater Unit Director for more information.)
  • June 18, 2016Cabrillo Beach
    Start time:  7:30am
  • July 16, 2016Point Dume
    Start time:  7:30am
  • August 13, 2016Leo Carrillo
    Start time:  8:30am

The 3R’s (Rocks, Rips and Reefs) is  a  series of  sessions designed to  orient new and  update experienced divers to site specific shore based diving conditions and safe practices for popular local dive sites.

Conducted by certified Los Angeles County Scuba Instructors, the Rocks, Rips and Reefs sessions include a short educational overview covering the local dive site bathymetry, shore based entries and exits, certain aspects of the local marine environment, and other valuable, site-specific information.

Conditions permitting, the seminar is followed by an in-water demonstration and practice session that includes a skin diving tour of the actual dive site.


THIS IS A FREE PUBLIC SERVICE AND THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR ATTENDING ANY OF THE SESSIONS. (Participants are responsible for any parking fees at each location.)

Participants must be in good physical condition to participate in the ocean portion of each session.


*All applicants will be required to complete a medical questionnaire and must be in good in physical condition to participate with no preexisting medical conditions.  Any positive responses to the medical questionnaire will be required to be signed off by a medical doctor before participation is allowed.  If you think this applies to you or if you have any questions please email the Underwater Unit Director at to review a copy of the form at lacounderwaterunit@gmail.com.

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For additional program information and registration information please contact:

Gary Hild, Senior Lake Lifeguard, Los Angeles County Parks & Recreation Lifeguard Division

Underwater Unit Director




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