Barcelona City Council has announced the opening of the beach season and commissioning of the entire spectrum of municipal services provided at the beach. There are rescue posts and information kiosks for tourists on all city beaches now.
The Mid season operates from April, 12 to May, 31 and resumes in September, 15-28 . The High season begins May, 31 and ends on September, 14.
During the period of the High season, sand and water of the shoreline will be cleaned every day. The coastline maintenance, the Red Cross lifeguards, and beach information center will be in an intensive mode.
Cleaning coastline includes morning, afternoon and evening garbage collection, a fivefold increase in garbage bins, which will facilitate the separate collection of waste. 27 employees and 11 vehicles will be working for the maintenance.
A service for cleaning the water surface of coastline will use two ships.
For the beach season, additional toilets and showers have been installed. Now the number of toilets has reached 67 (14 of them are adapted for handicapped customers) and there are 89 showers already. Toilets are open from 10:30 until 18:15.
Beach bars are open now. They operate from 9 am to midnight in the Barceloneta district, and from 9 am to 2 am in the San Marti.
More information can be found in a mobile application iBeach, available for iPhone and Android. Free Wi-Fi network is on at the beaches.