Some JoCo pools plan to reduce hours this summer due to lifeguard shortages – Here are cities’ schedules

Most Johnson County city pools are set to open on Memorial Day weekend, but many are expected to limit hours and days of operation due to ongoing lifeguard shortages that have led to similar restrictions over the past two summers. File image.

It hasn’t felt like it at times this March, but we’re getting closer to summer. That means pool season is nearer to kicking off in Johnson County.

Following limited operations in both 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some cities have adjusted their summer pool hours due to ongoing shortages of lifeguards and other pandemic-related limitations.