Reduced Hours for Lifeguards Coming To Delaware Beaches - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Reduced Hours for Lifeguards Coming To Delaware Beaches

Posted: Aug 09, 2018 1:12 PM Updated:

DOVER, Del. - As summer starts to wind down, lifeguard assignments and locations will begin to change at several swimming beaches in Delaware, according to DNREC. 

On Monday, Aug. 20, Delaware Seashore State Park’s Tower Road beach will be unguarded during the week, but will remain guarded on weekends including Labor Day.

Beginning Monday, Aug. 27 through Friday, Aug. 31, Fenwick Island State Park’s Fenwick Lot will be unguarded during the week but will remain guarded on the weekends including Labor Day.

All 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 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. – 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 information, call the Division of Parks & Recreation’s Operations Section at 302-739-9200.

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Smyrna Police Make Arrest in Sunnyside Village Shooting

    Smyrna Police Make Arrest in Sunnyside Village Shooting

    Wednesday, April 24 2019 12:19 AM EDT2019-04-24 04:19:16 GMT
    Wednesday, April 24 2019 12:19 AM EDT2019-04-24 04:19:16 GMT
    Smyrna Police arrested the alleged shooter of last week's shooting in the Sunnyside Village on Monday.More
    Smyrna Police arrested the alleged shooter of last week's shooting in the Sunnyside Village on Monday.More
  • Kent County Looks to Finalize its Budget

    Kent County Looks to Finalize its Budget

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 8:56 PM EDT2019-04-24 00:56:29 GMT
    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:42 PM EDT2019-04-24 03:42:12 GMT
    Kent County is getting ready to finalize its budget for the upcoming fiscal year, without raising property taxes.More
    Kent County is getting ready to finalize its budget for the upcoming fiscal year, without raising property taxes.More
  • New Boat Ramp Opens in Little Creek

    New Boat Ramp Opens in Little Creek

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:40 PM EDT2019-04-24 03:40:35 GMT
    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:40 PM EDT2019-04-24 03:40:35 GMT
    LITTLE CREEK, Del. --- A new boat ramp and fishing pier opened in Little Creek on Tuesday. Delaware's Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control opened the new access area, which consists of a paved, single-lane boat ramp with a floating alMore
    LITTLE CREEK, Del. --- A new boat ramp and fishing pier opened in Little Creek on Tuesday. Delaware's Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control opened the new access area, which consists of a paved, single-lane boat ramp with a floating alMore
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2019 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices