Lifeguard hours reduced on Sarasota County’s protected beaches

End of Labor Day weekend marks transition time

Image courtesy Sarasota County
Image courtesy Sarasota County

Sarasota County’s beach lifeguard operational hours have changed as of Sept. 6, with Labor Day weekend having marked the traditional end of summer, the county has announced.

Lifeguards will be on duty from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. seven days a week on Sarasota County’s guarded beaches: Lido Beach, Siesta Beach, Nokomis Beach, North Jetty Beach, Venice Beach and Manasota Beach, a county news release says.

For more information, call the Sarasota County Contact Center at 861-5000 or visit