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Cpl. Bryan John, Beach & Water Safety Supervisor, Division of Parks and Recreation, 302-227-2800 ext 23. 

Changes in Lifeguard Hours for Labor Day Weekend Announced 

DOVER (Aug. 28, 2012) – Changes in the hours and locations where swimming beaches in Delaware State Parks are guarded have been announced by DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation. Beginning Monday, Aug. 27 through Friday, August 31,Cape Henlopen and Indian River Inlet South Side will be guarded 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Also, guarded swimming areas will be reduced and limited in size. 

Delaware Seashore State Park’s Tower Road swimming beach and Fenwick Island State Park’s main swimming beach will be unguarded Monday, Aug.  27 through Friday, August 31, but will be guarded Saturday, Sept. 1 through Monday, Sept. 3 (Labor Day).

Over the busy Labor Day holiday weekend, lifeguard hours will resume their regular schedule, from 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. from Saturday, Sept. 1 through Monday, Sept. 3 (Labor Day).  

Gordons Pond beach at Cape Henlopen State Park will remain unguarded.  

Hours reductions were necessary as a result of lifeguards leaving the area for college and school sports camps.

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

Vol. 42, No. 333

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