Lifeguard Service Ending for the Season

August 22nd, 2014

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Lifeguard Service Ending for the Season
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Lifeguard supervision is ending for the season at many beaches around the province this weekend.

Supervision by the Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service will end at the following beaches at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 24:

-- Port Maitland and Lake Ellenwood beaches, Yarmouth Co.
-- Glenwood Park Beach, Argyle Co.
-- Mavillette Beach, Digby Co.
-- Heather Beach, Cumberland Co.
-- Dollar Lake and Clam Harbour beaches, Halifax Regional Municipality
-- Bayswater Beach, Lunenburg Co.
-- Pomquet and Bayfield beaches, Antigonish Co.
-- Port Hood and Inverness beaches, Inverness Co.
-- Mira Gut Beach, Cape Breton Regional Municipality
-- Ingonish Beach, Victoria Co.
-- Point Michaud Beach, Richmond Co.

Lifeguards have been supervising the beaches from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily since June 28. Since the service began 42 years ago, there has not been a drowning during supervised hours.

The following sites will be supervised until Sept. 1:

-- Rainbow Haven, Martinique and Queensland beaches, Halifax Regional Municipality
-- Rissers Beach, Lunenburg Co.
-- Lake Milo Beach, Yarmouth Co.
-- Melmerby Beach, Pictou Co.
-- Aylesford Lake Beach, Kings Co.
-- Dominion Beach, Cape Breton Regional Municipality

Supervision will continue at Lawrencetown Beach on the weekends of Sept. 6-7 and 13-14.