Hours and locations for lifeguarded ocean swimming beaches in the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Parks & Recreation’s state parks will change beginning Aug. 20.
Delaware Seashore State Park’s Tower Road beach will be unguarded during the week beginning Aug. 20, but will remain guarded on weekends including Labor Day, Sept. 3.
Fenwick Island State Park’s Fenwick Lot will be unguarded during the week, beginning Aug. 27-31, but will remain guarded on the weekends including Labor Day.
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 daily through Labor Day with limited staff. Smaller or limited swimming areas will be available through Labor Day.
Lifeguard hours will not change, and will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Reductions in hours are necessary due to season-long staffing shortages, and as a result of lifeguards leaving the area to return to high school, college and school sports camps.
For more, call 739-9200.