Safety demonstrations set for Beach Safety Week

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Beachfront parks in Charleston County are holding safety demonstrations to help people enjoy themselves at the shore.

The demonstrations are part of National Beach Safety Week. They are being held at both the Isle of Palms County Park and the Kiawah Beachwalker Park on Saturday.

The park staff and lifeguards will be handling out information about beach safety and demonstrate how swimmers are rescued by lifeguards.

National Beach Safety Week is sponsored each year by the United States Lifesaving Association. The goals are to encourage people to learn to swim, to swim near lifeguards and swim with buddies.

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