The summer is winding down and that means soon there will be fewer lifeguards on duty at start park swim areas. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is reminding state park visitors that the number of lifeguards will be significantly reduced as the end of the summer swimming season fast approaches. Many lifeguards are returning to school. Lifeguards are expected to be on duty at Squantz Pond State Park on weekends only through Labor Day Weekend. After Labor Day, there will be no lifeguards on duty at any of Connecticut’s designated state park swimming areas. Most of the state park swimming areas are unguarded on weekdays. Swim areas will be posted with signs where there are no lifeguards on duty.