Beaches Office
Town Hall South
977 Hicksville Road, Massapequa 11758
(516) 797-4111
Hours: M-F 9AM- 4:30PM

For the safety of our residents as well as our staff the Beach Office is closed at this time (until further notice).  Please mail all Beach Office related applications or payments to:
Town Hall South
Beach Division 
977 Hicksville Road 
Massapequa, NY 11759
You may also email us at
We thank you for your patience at this time.
Please Note: For the 2020 Town of Oyster By Beach season, non-residents will no longer be permitted beach parking entry or usage of boat launching ramp facilities. Also, all messages and questions regarding the 2020 Beach and Boating season will be returned and answered as soon as possible. You may also email our office at  We apologize for any inconveniences and we appreciate your patience at this time. 

Beaches open for the 2020 season on Saturday, May 23rd!

Beach Sticker Sales

TOB Beaches are now restricted to residents only and include enhanced safety measures with new signage and pedestrian barriers.

Daily sale of seasonal beach parking stickers will begin on Saturday, May 16th at the following locations:

From 10am to 2pm at TOBAY Beach, Philip B. Healey Beach at Florence Avenue in Massapequa, Tappen Beach in Glenwood Landing, Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park and Beach in Oyster Bay.

Stickers go on sale Monday, May 18th at  John J. Burns Town Park in Massapequa

To purchase a beach parking sticker for your vehicle, residents must present their vehicle registration and bring the vehicle they plan to drive to the beach since parking stickers are placed on the vehicle at the time of purchase.  Only residents may purchase beach parking stickers for $60, which pay for themselves after three visits. For more information, call (516) 797-4111

TOBAY Beach is open from 8AM-5PM (lifeguards on duty starting at 9AM); all other beach facilities are open from 8AM-4PM. Spray Park will be closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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

Centre Island Beaches, Bayville (516) 624-6123
Bayville Avenue/Centre Island Road, Bayville

Charles E. Ransom Beach, Bayville (516) 624-6160
Bayville Avenue, Bayville
No Swimming
Parking for Town of Oyster Bay residents only

Seasonal Beach Sticker holders pay no additional fee

Harry Tappen Beach, Glenwood Landing (516) 674-7100
Shore Road, Glenwood Landing
Town of Oyster Bay residents and non-residents.
2020 Kayak/Dinghy Rack Application
•Restaurants at Tappen Beach
For information regarding all restaurants at Tappen please call (516) 801-6336
Blu Iguana
Modern Mexican, bay-side dining
Open 7 Days a week 11AM-11PM
Brunch Sundays 11AM-3PM
Ciao Baby
TOGO window
Pizzas, Grill Menu

Philip B. Healey Beach at Florence Avenue (516) 797-7994
Florence Ave, Massapequa

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park and Beach, Oyster Bay (516) 624-6202
Larrabee Avenue, Oyster Bay
2020 Kayak/Dinghy Rack Application

Stehli Beach (516) 624-6125
Bayville Ave, Bayville

TOBAY Beach (516) 679-3900
Ocean Parkway, Massapequa
Town of Oyster Bay residents

Restaurants at TOBAY Beach

  • The Boat Yard

Open 7 nights a week for dinner

Lunch offered Thursday – Sunday.  Lunch opens at 12PM

Tacos, Pizza/Calzones, Raw Bar/Chowder, Salads/Bowls, and American Grill

Bayside Dining- Casual, Counter Service

(516) 324- 8474

Facebook: @theboatyardny

 The Surf Shack

Currently Closed.

Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.  Opens at 11AM daily (weather permitting)

Sit-down dining

Flip-flop Coastal Kitchen serving American coastal favorites.

Beach side dining

No Reservations

(516) 468-6874

Facebook: @surfshackny

•The John F. Kennedy Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary at TOBAY
Free for all residents and non-residents. The sanctuary is a 550-acre stretch of protected wetlands. It is open year-round, but visitation hours are limited during June, July and August until after 6PM. A permit is required, which may be obtained through the Beach Division. You may apply in person or by mailing in your application. (Click here for JFK Wildlife Sanctuary Application)


Daily: $20 per day
TOB resident must be in vehicle and show driver’s license
Seasonal Stickers: $60
Eligible for vehicles registered within the Town of Oyster Bay
Available for purchase at beach facilities and John J. Burns Park only

Resident Discounted Stickers:

Discounted seasonal beach stickers are available for Town of Oyster Bay volunteer Firefighters, auxiliary police, active military, USCG auxiliary, and veterans. Please email a copy of your vehicle registration, driver’s license, and proof of duty/discharge and a waiver will be mailed back to you. 

Free beach parking is offered to Town of Oyster Bay senior citizens, the disabled and those on social security disability. To protect your health and safety during this COVID-19 pandemic, senior citizens and the disabled will simply be asked to show their driver’s license and registration from behind the window when visiting the beach for the first time this season.  A parking sticker will then be adhered to the vehicle to ensure continued free access upon future arrival through the established Express Lane.  If seniors or those with disabilities choose to visit the beach in another vehicle, they must simply present their Driver’s License or Beach ID Card from behind the window and will then receive a free day pass. Although not required this season, seniors and those with disabilities can obtain a Beach ID Card without physically visiting the Town Clerk’s Office.  Simply email Town Clerk Richard LaMarca at or call (516) 624-6333 and provide contact information including name, address, telephone number and email address. Residents aged 60+ qualify for a Beach ID at Town Clerk Richard LaMarca’s Office for a one-time fee of $32.  For those with an existing TOB ID Card, a new one is not required.



Returned leased vehicle:
Before returning your vehicle, please remove the sticker from the vehicle and place the pieces in a safe place. Bring your new vehicle with the same license plate and the original sticker to the location you purchased it from and they will issue you a replacement.

Long term vehicle repairs or accident:
You must bring the following documents to the Beach Division for a temporary pass; please indicate whether or not you prefer your temporary pass be emailed back to you or mailed (you must be able to print temporary pass at home.)
• Letter from mechanic stating the vehicle is currently in their possession, anticipated time of completion, and identifying the vehicle by make, model, and license plate
• Photo of the sticker on the vehicle
• Information for temporary vehicle


These permits are free for all Town of Oyster Bay residents looking to fish at a Town of Oyster Bay beach between the hours of 7PM and 7AM. All individuals must have a NYS Fishing License to obtain a night fishing permit.

Night Fishing permitted at the following locations:

From January 1st to December 31, 2020:

Harry Tappen Beach, Glenwood Landing

Theodore Roosevelt Beach, Oyster Bay

Centre Island Beach, Bayville

From April 1st to December 12, 2020:

Harry Tappen Beach, Glenwood Landing

Theodore Roosevelt Beach, Oyster Bay

Centre Island Beach, Bayville

TOBAY Beach, Massapequa

A permit can be obtained by mailing in the application or by visiting the Beaches Office. NYS Fishing Registration and vehicle registration(s) are required to obtain a permit. If mailing, please provide a copy of these documents.
(Click here for Night Surf Fishing Application)

Non-residents can now obtain a night fishing parking permit for the 2020 season for $50 per person with a resident sponsor. CLICK HERE for the application


How do I obtain a seasonal beach sticker?
Bring the vehicle you would like the sticker placed on with the vehicle registration to the Beach or John J. Burns Park Boat Ramps.

Are seasonal beach stickers available for purchase at the Beach Division office?
No. Seasonal stickers for beaches are only available at our beach facilities.

How do I obtain a Senior Beach ID Card?
Senior Beach ID cards, available to residents 60 and older, can be obtained at the Town Clerk’s office for a one-time fee of $30.00, plus $2.00 photo fee. Please email the town clerk at or call (516) 624-6333 for more information.  This card entitles seniors to free seasonal beach and seasonal trailer stickers as long as they own a vehicle.  For the 2020 Beach season only, seniors will NOT need their senior ID card to gain free access to the beach.  A senior must simply present their driver’s license and vehicle registration to obtain a sticker.

What if my car is registered to my job? Can I still get a sticker?
Yes. Special waiver forms are available.  Please email to request a special waiver application be mailed to you.  You are required to submit a letter from your employer, on company letterhead, stating that the company car is your primary vehicle, along with your proof of residency (tax bill, utility bills) and your driver’s license.

I have dual residences, can I get a sticker?
Yes. Please email to request a special waiver application be mailed to you.  You must submit your car registration, your driver’s license and proof of residency (tax bill or 2 utility bills) along with your special waiver application to obtain a waiver to purchase a sticker.

Can I obtain a 4×4 vehicle permit to drive on the Beach?
The Town of Oyster Bay does not currently allow any non-authorized vehicles to drive onto any of our beaches.

For More Information about Town of Oyster Bay Beaches please contact (516) 797-4111