Beginning Tuesday, the pool at Lackawanna State Park will be closed.
The pool will shut down indefinitely due to a lack of lifeguard availability, according to a post on the park’s Facebook page.
The last day for swimming is today from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The park is looking for full-time lifeguards at $13.70 to $14.78 an hour, according to the post. The positions are not posted yet but will be on www.employment.pa.gov.
For details, visit Lackawanna State Park on Facebook or dcnr.pa.gov.
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