Junior Lifeguard Service

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Sam Leone initiated a Junior Lifeguard Program at Touhy Avenue Beach which provided lifeguard training, sports, and recreational activities to thousands of children. Girls joined the program in 1970.

You can learn more about this by reading:

Sam’s Boys: The History of Chicago’s Leone Beach and Legendary Lifeguard Sam Leone, by Chris Serb (©2000, ISBN 0-615-11408-3). It is available for purchase through the Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society.

Past Members of the Junior Lifeguard Service

Note: Not all names are known, nor are they listed here

Bob Dooley

Lawrence Edward Dooley

Bill Dooley