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Evanston closes Greenwood Street Beach for the summer due to shortage of lifeguards

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The move is in response to a nationwide lifeguard shortage and swimming closures. Greenwood Street Beach was the citys least visited beach in 2021. South Boulevard Beach, Lee Street Beach, Clark Street Beach and Lighthouse Beach remain fully staffed. 23 new lifeguard recruits are now certified for the 2022 season. Anyone interested may apply by clicking here.
3 months ago·Evanston, United States

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Evanston closes Greenwood Street Beach for the summer due to shortage of lifeguards

The city of Evanston, in an effort to keep the rest of its swimming-friendly lakefront open, closed one of its beaches amid a critical shortage of lifeguards.

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Evanston’s Greenwood Beach closed for summer, city cites lifeguard shortage

Greenwood Beach in Evanston closed for season due to staffing shortages.

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Evanston's Greenwood Street Beach Likely to Remain Closed as Lifeguard Shortage Continues

Amid a nationwide shortage of trained lifeguards, officials in suburban Evanston say that one of the city’s beaches will likely remain closed for the remainder of the summer.

3 months ago·Chicago, United States
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Evanston’s Greenwood Street Beach to remain closed amid lifeguard shortage

EVANSTON, Ill. — Evanston's Park and Recreation Department on Tuesday announced that the city's Greenwood Street Beach would remain closed for the 2022 summer season. The move is in response to a nationwide lifeguard shortage and swimming closures throughout the Chicago region.City officials said the Greenwood Street Beach closure ensures full staffing at the city's five other swimming beaches. According to officials, Greenwood Street Beach was …

3 months ago·Chicago, United States
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