JoCo cities are boosting lifeguard pay but still struggling with shortages — See where your city stands going into summer

Some city aquatics departments in Johnson County are still feeling the impacts of last summer's lifeguard shortage, while others have implemented measures to work around it. File image.

Pool operations across Johnson County could once again look different this summer due to some cities’ ongoing shortage of lifeguards. 

At the same time, some other cities that experience lifeguard shortfalls last summer have been boosting pay in an effort to avoid that situation again.