The Department of Fire and Rescue Services announces that the Ocean City Beach Patrol will be guarding the following beaches starting Saturday, June 25, and continuing until further notice. Beaches are guarded from 10:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. weekends and holidays and from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on weekdays.Seacliff RoadSeaspray RoadSurf RoadWaverly Road (Surfing Beach)Atlantic BoulevardNorth StreetStenton PlaceSt. Charles PlaceDelancey PlacePark PlaceBrighton Place5th Street7th Street (Surfing Beach)8th Street9th Street10th Street11th Street12th Street13th Street14th Street15th Street16th Street (Surfing Beach)17th Street18th Street20th Street22nd Street24th Street26th Street28th Street30th Street32nd Street34th Street36th Street39th Street42nd Street44th Street46th Street48th Street50th Street53rd Street55th Street58th Street60th StreetIn addition, a Rapid Response Team will be stationed at 12th Street and be ready to assist Ocean City Fire Department and Ocean City Police Department personnel in water rescues at any beach until 8 p.m. The Ocean City Beach Patrol strongly urges bathers to swim only at guarded beaches. If you have any questions please call 525-9201 or 525-9200. For information on guarded beaches, watch Ocean City Government Access Channel 97.* The protected beach at Seacliff Road is new for 2016.Starting on Thursday, June 23, lifeguards will remain on duty at the Eighth Street, Ninth Street and 12th Street beaches until 8 p.m. This coverage will be seven days a week through Labor Day. These beaches are open due to the high volume of beach patrons as a way to provide extended coverage.