Hours and locations for lifeguarded ocean swimming beaches in Delaware State Parks will change beginning Aug. 21, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Division of Parks & Recreation announced today.

Delaware Seashore State Park’s Tower Road will be unguarded Aug. 21-25. Delaware Seashore State Park’s Tower Road and Fenwick Island State Park’s Fenwick Lot will be unguarded Aug. 28 through Sept. 1. Weekends will be guarded at both locations.

Other state park guarded swimming beaches including the main beach at Cape Henlopen State Park and the South Indian River Inlet side of Delaware Seashore State Park, will be guarded every day through Labor Day, Sept. 4, with limited staff. Smaller or limited swimming areas will be available through Labor Day.

Swimming beaches will be guarded on weekends through Sept. 4. Lifeguard hours will not change, and will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Reductions in hours were necessary as a result of lifeguards leaving the area to return to high school, college and school sports camps.

For more, call 739-9200.