MORE lifeguards are needed at Loddon pools.
New manager Belgravia Leisure was forced late Friday afternoon to cut hours at most pools 24 hours before the season opening because of the shortage.
The company says it needs at least 15 more lifeguards to have pools at Boort, Inglewood, Mitiamo, Pyramid Hill and Wedderburn fully open.
“With a number of courses scheduled over the next few weeks we hope this will provide enough qualified staff to open all sites and have a successful remainder of the summer,” the company said on Tuesday
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