The lifeguard services will start on Torrevieja’s beaches from June 15th and will have 75 lifeguards and three adapted swimming areas
Mayor of Torrevieja Eduardo Dolón, with Beaches Councillor, Francisco Moreno ad the president of the local Red Cross, Bibiano Vera, have announced that from this Saturday, June 15th, the lifeguard service will start on all of Torrevieja’s beaches (Cala Piteras, Los Náufragos, El Cura, Piscinas Naturales del Paseo Marítimo Juan Aparicio, Los Locos, Cabo Cervera y La Mata).
A total of 75 qualified lifeguards will be on duty n the high season, from July 1st to September 1st, while in the mid-season the number of Red Cross lifeguards will be 44.
The municipality’s beaches will also once again this year have an adapted swimming service for physically disabled people, with attention points at the beaches of Los Náufragos, Los Locos and the artificial pools along the Juan Aparicio promenade. Simply by calling the Red Cross (965 71 18 18) these people can be taken from their homes to the beach for a swim with no problem. Once they finish their swim they will be taken back home again, completely for free. The service is available from July 2nd until September 2nd, from Monday to Friday between 11am and 7pm.
Bibiana Vero emphasised the direct collaboration provided by the Red Cross with the municipal Environment Department workers, led by the municipal biologist Juan Antonio Pujol, to locate and recover injured or sick marine animals.