Saving summer swimmers

Lifeguards in Estepona

Lifeguards in Estepona Photo: Estepona Town Hall

Estepona Town Hall will activate the lifeguard and surveillance service on June 15 on the beaches of the municipality, specifically: La Rada, El Cristo, El Padrón, El Saladillo and Arroyo Vaquero, from Calle México to Arroyo En Medio, the busiest beaches in the municipality.

The service will be provided from June 15 to September 14, uninterrupted, for 8 hours a day, from midday to 8pm, from Monday to Sunday.

The service includes the surveillance of the bathing areas in order to attend to any incident that may occur, search, rescue, evacuation of victims as well as informing bathers of possible risks arising from swimming.

In addition, the lifeguard service has at its disposal an ambulance with a medical transport technician, a nurse, as well as a rescue boat with a skipper and a lifeguard. The company in charge of the lifeguard service will also provide first-aid kits, defibrillators, cervical collars and all the necessary equipment.

Also this season there will be a daily assisted bathing service for people with reduced mobility. This activity, which is free of charge, is also available until September 14, from midday to 8pm located at La Rada and El Cristo beaches.

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Kevin Fraser Park

Kevin was born in Scotland and worked in marketing, running his own businesses in UK, Italy and, for the last 8 years, here in Spain. He moved to the Costa del Sol in 2016 working initially in real estate. He has a passion for literature and particularly the English language which is how he got into writing.

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