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Lifeguard Times to be Reduced at Delaware State Park Beaches

By: Wolf von Baumgart, Staff Writer

Seasonal cutbacks of weekday lifeguard hours will be in effect at two Delaware State Park beaches starting Monday, August 24.

The Tower Road area at Delaware Seashore State Park and the Fenwick Lot area at Fenwick Island State Park will be guarded only on weekends and unguarded on weekdays from Monday, Aug. 24 through Friday, Aug. 28, and Monday Aug. 31 through Friday, Sept. 4 according to the DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation.

The Cape Main and South Side Inlet state beaches will remain guarded from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day through Labor Day (Monday, September 7) with reduced swimming areas and fewer lifeguards on-duty.

For more information, call the Division of Parks and Recreation’s Operations Section at 302-739-9200.