Lifeguard skills on display Saturday at IOP County Park

Isle of Palms County Park lifeguards will be demonstrating their lifesaving skills at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Lifeguards at Isle of Palms County Park will demonstrate their lifesaving skills at 2 p.m. Saturday.

The event is happening to remind beachgoers of the importance of being safe in the surf.

National Beach Safety Week begins Sunday. Staffers will be handing out beach safety information at IOP County Park, Folly Beach County Park and Beachwalker Park on Kiawah Island.