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1978 - Original Colossus coaster opens at Magic Mountain [watch it being built]
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L.A. County’s Lake Lifeguard Test Being Held in Castaic
Thursday, Feb 10, 2022

This weekend, L.A. County Lake Lifeguards continues its search for potential new lifeguard candidates for the 2022 season with the Lake Lifeguard Test on Sunday, Feb. 13, at Castaic Aquatic Center. (There will also be a test on Saturday Feb. 12, at Arcadia Park Pool). Applicants must fill out the online...

Dec. 4: Lake Lifeguard Test Starts at the Castaic Aquatic Center
Friday, Dec 3, 2021

The Los Angeles County Lake Lifeguards begin the search for potential new lifeguard candidates with the Lake Lifeguard Test Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Castaic Aquatic Center. The test is scheduled from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. If you are unable to attend Dec. 4, you have another chance on Dec. 12 from 8 a.m....

L.A. County Hiring Lake Lifeguards; Castaic Aquatic Center Site of Swim Test
Thursday, Nov 4, 2021

Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation is currently hiring Lake Lifeguards. To join, applicants must fill out the online form (available here) as well as meet the following requirements: – Swim 1000 yards in 18 minutes – Have graduated high school (or equivalent) – Have at least 20/30...

Castaic Aquatic Center Programs Extended to October 31
Friday, Aug 18, 2017

Los Angeles County Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger has provided $143,000 in funding to extend the season of youth and adult swim programs offered at the Castaic Aquatic Center through October 31. As a result, youth swim, water polo and dive teams, as well as adult lap swim and aqua aerobics,...

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1978 - Original Colossus coaster opens at Magic Mountain [watch it being built]
Colossus under construction
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Mel Brooks
1542 - Explorer Juan Cabrillo sets sail from Mexico; will stop for a drink at mouth of Santa Clara River [story]
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1972 - Upper (main) Castaic Lake opens for swimming and boating; afterbay opened in May [story]
Castaic Lake
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