Beach Div-main

Beach Information

Beaches and launching Ramps are currently closed for the season . 

Tobay, Philip B. Healey at Florence Avenue, Theodore Roosevelt and Centre Island Beaches

will open for the season WEEKENDS ONLY on Saturday, May 27, 2017.


Beach Facilities, Hours and Fees
Please note the residency requirements for each facility listed.

Beekman Beach, Oyster Bay
(Passive Park) West End Avenue, Oyster Bay

Centre Island Beaches, Bayville – 516-624-6123
Off Bayville-Centre Island Road, Bayville
Town of Oyster Bay residents and non-residents.
Bathing in Oyster Bay Harbor and Long Island Sound, picnic area on bay side. Outdoor showers available.

Charles E. Ransom Beach, Bayville – 516-624-6160
Off Bayville Avenue, Bayville
Town of Oyster Bay residents and non-residents.
Long Island Sound overlook, playground.
No lifeguards and no swimming.

Harry Tappen Beach, Glenwood Landing – 516-674-7100
Shore Road, Glenwood Landing
Town of Oyster Bay residents and non-residents.
Bathing in Hempstead Harbor, restaurant, picnic area, sunfish/sailfish/kayak racks, boat launching ramp,
267-slip marina, playground, swimming pool and half-court basketball.
Philip B. Healey Beach at Florence Avenue, Massapequa – 516-797-7994
Bathing in South Oyster Bay, playground, picnic area.
Lifeguards 9am to 5pm weekends and holidays from May 28th through June 19th, then daily from June 25th through September 5th.
Bathing in South Oyster Bay, picnic area, playground, spray park.

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park and Beach, Oyster Bay – 516-624-6202
Larrabee Avenue, Oyster Bay
Bathing in Oyster Bay Harbor; pavilion; refreshment stand; 2 covered picnic areas; tennis, handball and basketball courts; softball fields; children play areas; picnic area; launching ramps; 97-slip marina; Dingy racks; scenic walking paths throughout the facility, kayak racks, gazebo.

Stehli Beach, Bayville/Lattingtown – 516-624-6125
Bathing in Long Island Sound.

Tobay Beach, Massapequa – 516-679-3900
Ocean Parkway, Massapequa
For Town of Oyster Bay residents, with non-residents permitted Monday through Friday (excluding holidays).
Surf bathing in Atlantic Ocean, calm water bathing in South Oyster Bay, refreshment stands, restaurants, surfboarding and soft boarding area, 9/11 Memorial, an over 150-slip transient boat basin in bay area, children’s play area, picnic area, Spray Park, Miniature Golf Course.
For Seafood Shack, Salsa Shack and Miniature Golf Course information, call (516) 826-1134.

One or more boat slips may be reserved for emergency purposes or other uses as directed by the Commissioner of Parks.

One boat slip will be allocated to the County of Nassau for the use of a County Police Boat, without payment of fee for the year.

All boats and boating equipment docked, berthed, located or left at Town facilities are so left at the sole risk of the owner of said boats or equipment and permission to so dock, berth or locate such property is conditioned upon the owner’s acceptance of said risk. All boat and boating equipment owners are reminded to obtain adequate insurance before making use of Town facilities.

Senior rates apply to those residents 60 years or older whose name appears as the owner on the vessel registration.

Town rules, regulations and ordinances have been promulgated to create fairness among the members of the boating public. Violators of these rules, regulations and ordinances will be subject to revocation of the license pursuant to these conditions and denied the use of all Town facilities.

All requests for refunds of fees must be made in writing and submitted to the Department of Parks. All refunds will be subject to the approval of the Commissioner of Parks.


Frequently Asked Questions


What if my car is registered to my job? Can I still get a sticker?

I have dual residences, can I get a sticker?

Are there any discounts for beach stickers?
How do I obtain a Senior Beach ID Card?

Are seasonal beach stickers available for purchase at the Beach Division?

Where can I purchase a seasonal trailer sticker?

How do I get a slip at the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Marina/Harry Tappen Marina?

I’m already on the waiting list for Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Marina/ Harry Tappen Marina, can I find my position(s) online?
How do I obtain a permit for night fishing?

I’d like to visit the JFK Wildlife Sanctuary, do I need a permit?

Where is the Parks Department’s Beach Division located and when are the hours of operations?