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Life Jacket Loaner Programs

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California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) partners with public and private entities to make life jackets available to the public on a loan basis.

  • DBW provides life jackets to for loaner boards and loan stations so that an individual or family can borrow or check out a life jacket for a day or a weekend by simply completing a loan form.
  • Some stations have life jacket use requirements, so please contact participating locations for specifics.

Where to Borrow a Life Jacket

 

Calaveras County

Location: Life jackets are available to borrow at the Fiddleneck Recreation Area kiosk and Wrinkle Cove Day Use Area. The Fiddleneck station is managed by the park hosts and the Wrinkle Cove station is self service. All sizes are available.
New Hogan Lake
Phone Number: (209) 772-1343

El Dorado County

El Dorado Hills Fire Department
Station 84
Address: 2180 Francisco Drive, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Phone Number: (916) 933-3471

Station 85
Address: 1050 Wilson Boulevard, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Phone Number: (916) 933-6623

Fresno County

Location: The area is 20 miles northeast of Fresno via Highway 41 and Highway 145.

Millerton Lake SRA - South Shore
Lifeguard Towers #1 & #2:
Phone Number:  (559) 822-4363

Millerton Lake SRA - North Shore
Campground Kiosk:
Phone Number: (559) 822-2225

Pine Flat Lake
Address: 27295 Pine Flat Road Sanger, CA 93657
Phone:(559) 787-2589

Glenn County

Black Butte Lake
Location: Eight miles west of Orland, California, off Interstate 5.

Humboldt County

Location: The park is 20 miles southeast of Eureka on HWY 101, then 17 miles east of HWY 36.
Phone Number: (707)777-3683

Van Duzen County Park
Location: Swimmer's Delight Park Drive Carlotta, CA 95528
Phone Number:
 (707)445-7651
Eureka National Weather Service Office
Address: 300 Startare Drive Eureka, CA 95501
Phone Number: (707) 443-6484
Freshwater Park
Address: 3100 Freshwater Road Eureka, CA 95501 
Phone Number: (707)445-7651

Tsunami Surf & Sport
(707) 923-1965

Tsunami Surf & Sport, Shelter Cove
Address: Captain Trent Slate
               Box 1114 Kimtu Road
               Garberville, CA 95589
Phone Number: (707) 986-9826

Richardson Grove State Park
Address:1600 US Highway 101  #8
              Garberville, CA 95440-3318
Phone Number: (707)247-3318

Address: 12482 State Hwy 96, Hoopa, CA 95546
Phone Number: (530) 625-4294
Tsunami Surf & Sport
Address: Captain Trent Slate
               Box 1114 Kimtu Road
               Garberville, CA 95589
Phone Number: (707)923-1965
Big Lagoon (Weekends Only)
Address: Park Road 
               Trinidad, CA 95570 
Phone Number: (707)445-7651
Address: 100 Country Club Dr, Willow Creek, CA 95573
Phone Number: (530)629-4431
Early Bird Café 
(530)629-4431
Address: 40640 State Hwy 299
               Willow Creek, CA 95573
Phone Number: (707)946-2263

Los Angeles County

LA Port Police
Address: 330 Centre Street
               San Pedro, CA 90731
Phone Number: (310) 732-3500

Madera County

Location: Located in central California, the park is 23 miles northeast of Chowchilla. 
Phone Number: (559) 689-3255
Hensley Lake
Address: P.O. Box 85
               25207 Road 407
               Raymond, CA 93653-0085
Phone Number: (559) 673-5151

Mendocino County

Address: 1160 Lake Mendocino Drive
               Ukiah, CA 95482-9404
Phone Number: (707) 467-4200

Napa County

Water Education Station, Bureau of Reclamation
Address: Lake Berryessa Field Office
             5520 Knoxville Road
             Napa, CA 94558
Phone Number: (707) 966-2111

Nevada County

Orange County

Address: 25005 Dana Drive
              Dana Point, CA 92629
Phone Number: (949)723-1002
Address: 2901-C West Edinger Ave.
              Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Phone Number: (949) 723-1002
Address: 1901 Bayside Dr.
              Corona Del Mar, CA 92625
Phone Number: (949) 723-1002

Placer County

South Placer County Fire Department
Stations 15
Address: 4650 East Roseville Parkway
              Granite Bay, CA 95746
Station 16
Address: 5300 Olive Ranch Road
              Granite Bay, CA 95746
Address: 3505 Auburn Folsom Rd
              Loomis, CA 95650
Phone Number: (916) 791-7059
Placer Hills Fire District
Station 1:
Address:  16999 Placer Hills RD
               PO Box 350
               Meadow Vista, CA
Phone Number: (530) 878-0405
Roseville Fire Department
Station 1:
Address: 316 Vernon St. #480, Roseville, CA 95678
Phone Number: (916) 774-5800

Sacramento County

Folsom City Fire Department
Station 35:
Address: 535 Glenn Drive, Folsom, CA 95630
Phone Number: (916) 984-2280

Sacramento State Aquatic Center
Lake Natoma
Address: 1901 Hazel Ave, Gold River, CA 95670
Phone Number: (916) 278-2842

Cosumnes Community Services District Fire Department
Station 45:
Address: 229 5th Street
              Galt, CA 95632 
Phone Number: (916) 405-7100

Sacramento Fire Department
Stations 1, 5, 8, 11, 15, 60:
Address: Sacramento Fire Department
              5770 Freeport Blvd, Suite 200
Phone Number: (916) 808-1300
Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District
Stations 31, 32, 59, 61, 63, 65, 110:
Phone Number: (916) 859-4300

Santa Clara County

Stevens Creek - Station 23
Address: 13326 Stevens Canyon Rd.
               Cupertino, CA 95014
Phone Number: (408) 867-3682
Tree Haven- Station 3
Address: 3050 Hecker Pass Rd.
               Gilroy, CA 95020
Phone Number: (408) 842-3138
 
Coyote - Station 21
Address: Canada & Hot Springs Rd.
               Gilroy, CA 95020
Phone Number: (408) 842-4012
Cal Fire Alma – Station 13
Address: 19650 Santa Cruz Hwy.
               Los Gatos, CA 95030
Phone Number: (408) 354-5050
Dunne Hill- Station 5
Address: 2100 E. Dunne Ave
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Phone Number: (408) 779-0250
Cal Fire Almaden- Station 22               
Address: 20255 McKean Rd.
San Jose, CA 95120
Phone Number: (408) 268-1600

San Benito County

Cal Fire Pacheco- Station 31
Address: 12280 Pacheco Pass Hwy
Hollister, CA 95023
Phone Number: (408) 842-4221 & (408)842-3628

San Diego County

The Marlin Club
Address: 2445 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106
Phone Number: (619) 222-8677

San Joaquin County

Stockton Fire Department
Station 10:
Address: 2903 West March Lane  Stockton, CA  95219 
Phone Number: (209) 937-8030
 
Station 14:
Address: 3019 McNabb Street  Stockton, CA  95209
Phone Number: (209) 937-8034

San Francisco County

San Francisco Marina Small Craft Harbor
Address: 3950 Scott Street San Francisco, CA 94123 
Phone Number: (415) 831-6322

Solano County

Sandy Beach Park
Address: 2333 Beach Drive, Rio Vista CA
Phone Number: (707) 374-2097

Sonoma County

Lake Sonoma
Address: 3333 Skaggs Springs Rd , Geyserville, CA 95441-9644
Phone Number: (707) 431-4533
Sonoma County Regional Parks
Address: 2300 County Center Drive, Santa Rosa

Stanislaus County

Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Department
Station 32:
Address: 4845 Yosemite Blvd, Modesto, CA 95357
Phone Number: (209) 549-8402

Station 33:
Address: 7737 Yosemite Blvd, Modesto, CA 95357
Phone Number: (209) 549-8403

Oakdale Fire Protection District
Station 2:
Phone Number: (209) 881-3358

Station 3:
Phone Number: (209) 847-8556

Station 4:
Phone Number: (209) 332-3697

Station 5:
Phone Number: (209) 845-3660


Woodward Reservoir
Address: 14528 26 Mile Rd, Oakdale, CA 95361
Phone Number: (209) 847-3304


Stanislaus River Parks
Address: 17968 Covered Bridge Rd, Knights Ferry, CA 95361
Phone Number: (209) 881-3517

Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Department
Station 36:
Address: 3318 Topeka St Riverbank, CA 95367
Phone Number: (209) 549-8406
Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Department
Station 33:
Address: 7737 Yosemite Blvd Modesto, CA 95357
Phone Number: (209) 549-8403

Station 34:
Address: 321 E St, Waterford, CA 95386
Phone Number: (209) 874-2123

Tulare County

Kaweah Lake
Address: 34443 Sierra Drive, Lemon Cove, CA 93244-4270
Phone Number: (559) 597-2005
Success Lake
Address: 29330 Highway 190, Porterville, CA 93258-1072
Phone Number: (559) 783-9200

Ventura County

New Hogan Lake
Address: 2713 Hogan Dam Road, Valley Springs, CA 95252-8496
Phone Number: (209) 772-1343

Yolo County

West Sacramento Fire Department
Station 41:
Address:132 15th Street West Sacramento CA 95691
Phone Number: (916) 617-4741

Station 42:
Address: 3585 Jefferson Blvd. West Sacramento CA 95691
Phone Number: (916) 617-4742

Station 43:
Address: 1561 Harbor Blvd. West Sacramento CA 95691
Phone Number: (916) 617-4743

Station 44:
Address: 905 Fremont Blvd. West Sacramento CA 95605
Phone Number: (916) 617-4744

Station 45:
Address: 2040 Lake Washington Blvd. West Sacramento CA 95691
Phone Number: (916) 617-4600
Lake Solano Park
Address: 8685 Pleasants Valley Rd, Winters, CA 95694
Phone Number: (530) 795-2990

Yuba County

Englebright Lake
Address: Englebright Lake, PO Box 6, Smartville, CA 95977-0006
Phone Number: (530) 432-6427