Changes in lifeguard hours announced

Changes in the hours and locations where swimming beaches in Delaware State Parks are guarded for the Labor Day weekend have been announced by DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation.

Beginning Monday, Aug. 25, and running through Friday, Aug. 29, Cape Henlopen State Park, Delaware Seashore State Park’s Indian River South Inlet Day Area and Fenwick Island State Park will be guarded with limited staff. Guarded swimming areas will also be reduced and limited in size.

Delaware Seashore State Park’s Tower Road swimming beach will be unguarded Monday, Aug. 25, through Friday, Aug. 29, but will be guarded on Labor Day weekend, Saturday, Aug. 30, through Monday, Sept. 1 (Labor Day).

Over the Labor Day holiday weekend, lifeguard hours will resume their regular schedule, from 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. from Saturday, Aug. 30, through Monday, Sept.1 (Labor Day).

For more information, call (302) 739-9200.