Beach Div-main

Beach Information

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Beach Facilities, Hours and Fees

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. From May 27th through June 18th, lifeguards are on duty from 9am to 5pm weekends and holidays only. Then from June 24th through Sept. 4th, lifeguards are on duty from 9am to 5pm daily.
Parking fees and residency requirements apply starting at 8am weekends and holidays from May 27th to June 18th, then daily from June 24th to Sept. 4th. Town of Oyster Bay RESIDENTS pay $60 for the season or $20 daily.
NON-RESIDENT DAILY fees are $50 Monday through Friday and $60 Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.
(see fee information below for more details)

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. Parking fees and residency requirements apply starting at 8am.
Town of Oyster Bay residents pay $60 for the season or $20 daily.
Nonresident daily fees are $50 Mondays through Fridays and $60 Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.
(see fee information below for more details)

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.
From June 24th through September 4th, lifeguards are on duty from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Residents are $20 (daily); $60 (seasonal). Non-residents are $40 (daily); $120 (seasonal).
Parking fees and residency requirements apply starting at 8 a.m. daily during the Beach Season.
(see fee information below for more details)

Philip B. Healey Beach at Florence Avenue, Massapequa – 516-797-7994
TOWN OF OYSTER BAY RESIDENTS ONLY
Bathing in South Oyster Bay, playground, picnic area.
Lifeguards 9am to 5pm weekends and holidays from May 27th through June 18th, then daily from June 24th through September 4th.
Bathing in South Oyster Bay, picnic area, playground, spray park.
Parking fees and residency requirements apply starting at 8am weekends and holidays from May 27th to June 18th, then daily from June 24th to September 4th.
$60 for the season or $20 daily.
(see fee information below for more details)

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park and Beach, Oyster Bay – 516-624-6202
Larrabee Avenue, Oyster Bay
TOWN OF OYSTER BAY RESIDENTS ONLY
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.
From May 27th through June 18th, lifeguards are on duty from 9am to 5pm weekends and holidays,
then daily from June 24th through Labor Day, September 4th.
Parking fees and residency requirements apply starting at 8am weekends and holidays from May 27th through June 18th,
then daily from June 24th through Sept. 4th.

Residents are $60 for the season or $20 daily.
(see fee information below for more details)

Stehli Beach, Bayville/Lattingtown – 516-624-6125
TOWN OF OYSTER BAY RESIDENTS ONLY
Bathing in Long Island Sound.
Lifeguards on duty from 9am to 5pm daily from June 24th through September 4th.
Parking fees and residency requirements apply starting at 8am daily from June 24th through September 4th.
Residents are $60 for the season or $20 daily.
(see fee information below for more details) 

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.

Lifeguards on duty from May 27th through June 18th from 9am to 6pm weekends and holidays only and then from June 24th through September 4th from 9am to 5pm Mondays through Fridays and from 9am to 6pm weekends and holidays.
Parking fees and residency requirements apply 8am to 6pm weekends and holidays only from May 27th through June 18th;
then from 8am to 6pm seven days a week from June 24th through September 4th.

Parking fees: TOB Residents $20 daily, $60 season; Non-residents permitted Mondays through Fridays only (except holidays): $50 daily.
(see fee information below for more details)

2017 Beach Fees

TOWN OF OYSTER BAY RESIDENT Parking Fees for ALL TOB Beach Facilities:
Daily Admission (for vehicles without seasonal sticker): $20.00 per day
Seasonal Stickers – cars and motorcycles: $60.00
Senior Citizen Sticker: No fee (must have Town of Oyster Bay Senior ID card, which can be obtained at Town Clerk’s office)
Disabled Persons Permanent Disability/Social Security Act: No fee (must have Town of Oyster Bay ID card, which can be obtained at Town Clerk’s office)

NON-RESIDENT Weekday Daily Parking Fees for Tobay, Centre Island and Ransom ONLY:
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY (except holidays) Cars and Motorcycles – $50.00 per day

NON-RESIDENT Weekend and Holiday Daily Parking Fees for Centre Island and Ransom ONLY:
SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS: Cars and Motorcycles – $60.00 per day
(Please note: Tobay Beach is for “Residents Only” on weekends and holidays)

NON-RESIDENT Parking Fees for TAPPEN BEACH:
Daily Admission (for vehicles without Non-Resident ‘Tappen’ seasonal stickers): $40.00 per day
Non-Resident TAPPEN SEASONAL STICKERS (valid at Tappen ONLY): Cars and Motorcycles – $120.00

Volunteer Fire Department, Auxiliary Police Members or

Coast Card Auxiliary Discounted Parking Fees

Must present valid proof of active membership and current vehicle registration in his/her name to the Beach Division’s main office to obtain a special permit form. This special permit form will then be validated. After validation, the special permit form may be presented to the gate attendant at any Town beach selling seasonal beach stickers.

  • All Residents who are active members of a volunteer fire department located within the Town of Oyster Bay: Seasonal Sticker – $30.00
  • For Tappen Only, Non-Residents who are active members of a volunteer fire department located within New York State: Seasonal Sticker – $60.00 (Tappen only)
  • All active members of the Wantagh Fire Department: Seasonal Sticker – $60.00 (TOBAY only)

Military Veterans/Active Military Discounted Beach Stickers

Veterans must obtain a waiver from the Town of Oyster Bay Beach Division. The Veteran must present both a) a copy of an honorable discharge certificate, DD Form 214, or a membership card from any recognized veterans’ organization and b) their car registration. Active military service personnel seeking said discount must present both a) their current military identification card and b) their car registration.

  • All Residents who are Veterans/active military located within the Town of Oyster Bay:

Seasonal Sticker – $30.00

  • For Tappen Only, Non-Residents who are Veterans/active military located within New York State:

Seasonal Sticker – $60.00 (Tappen only)

  • For TOBAY only, Non-Residents who are Veterans/active military located within New York State:

Seasonal Sticker – $60.00 (TOBAY only)

Senior Citizen Beach Stickers

Please Contact the Town Clerk at 624-6332 for more information

Senior Citizens 60 years or older, upon presentation of proof, shall be issued a permanent senior citizen’s ID card, which shall be issued by the Town Clerk and be of a photo-laminated type and pre-numbered at the one-time fee of $30.00 plus $2.00 photo fee. Senior citizens, by presenting these cards and their vehicle registration at the tollgates, shall be issued a seasonal beach sticker at no additional charge, which shall be affixed to the vehicle by the issuer. The vehicle registration presented for the beach sticker may be that of the senior or the senior’s spouse. At the time of issuing the senior citizen’s ID card, the Town Clerk will inform the senior that if the vehicle registration to be presented is that of the senior’s spouse, the senior will have to obtain from the Town Clerk, a special beach pass form and submit evidence that the registered owner of the vehicle is the spouse of the senior. ID showing that the senior and the registered owner have the same address may be required by the Town Clerk’s office when deemed necessary. In all cases, the sticker issued is to be affixed either to the vehicle registered to the senior or to the vehicle registered to the senior’s spouse. If no vehicle is owned by the senior or the senior’s spouse, the ID card becomes invalid. NOTE: When entering the beach facility using a sticker purchased for a senior, the senior must be present in the vehicle for admittance.

Disabled Persons Beach Stickers

Please Contact the Town Clerk at 624-6332 for more information

Disabled Persons, who are residents of the Town of Oyster Bay, and have a permanent disability as certified in writing by a physician, may obtain a permanently disabled person’s identification card which shall be issued by the Town Clerk and be of a photo-laminated type and pre-numbered at a one-time cost of $30.00 plus $2.00 photo fee. Disabled persons, by presenting these cards and their vehicle registration at the tollgates, shall be issued a seasonal beach sticker at no additional charge, which shall be affixed to their vehicle by the issuer. Disabled persons who have obtained a permanently disabled identification card as described above, but are unable to drive, can obtain a seasonal sticker for the vehicle of an immediate family member who provides transportation for the disabled individual. This can be obtained only at the Beach division’s main office by presenting the permanently disabled identification card, vehicle registration of an immediate family member and documented proof as required. The sticker issued hereunder, shall be personal to the disabled person involved and not to the vehicle to which it is affixed.

Disabled Persons Under The Social Security Act – Any person who is a resident of the Town of Oyster Bay who is receiving disability insurance benefits under the Social Security Act, upon presentation of proof thereof, shall be issued a S.S.C. ID card, from the Town Clerk’s office, which shall be valid during the period of such disability at a one-time cost of $30.00 plus $2.00 photo fee. Upon presentation of the card and his or her vehicle registration at the toll gates, such persons shall be issued a seasonal beach sticker at no charge, which shall affixed to such person’s vehicle by the issuer.

Replacement Senior Citizen and Handicapped Beach Stickers

In the event that a replacement is required in connection with an original senior citizen or handicapped permit, a permit from the original senior citizen or handicapped sticker sequence shall be issued.

Replacement Beach Parking Stickers

Replacement beach parking stickers shall only be issued by gate attendants. Patron must submit satisfactory evidence of the original sticker, which shall be attached to the replacement stub. The original permit number shall be logged on the replacement stub. All other issues of replacement permits shall be made by the Commissioner of Parks.

Bus Permit Fee Schedule

Please contact (516) 797-4114 to obtain a Bus Permit

Non-profit organizations based within the Town of Oyster Bay: $150.00 per bus, per season (Proof of non-profit status, such as 501c, required.)

All other organizations based within the Town of Oyster Bay: $150.00 per bus, per day

No charge shall be made for programs sponsored by the Town of Oyster Bay or school districts located within the Town.

The following guidelines pertain to the issuance of bus permits:

  • Organizations must have a minimum of 75% of participants residing in the Town.
  • Permits are limited to Mondays thru Thursdays, except for Holidays.
  • There is a five (5) bus limit, per day, for Tobay Beach. All permits are to be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

TOBAY Miniature Golf Course

The Town’s 9-hole miniature golf course covers a 7,500 square foot area along the bayside of Tobay Beach. This fun and challenging course with a nautical theme is illuminated and fully ADA accessible. It’s a terrific way for families to spend some time participating in an activity that is fun for everyone!

Launching Ramps

Launching Ramps are located at John J. Burns Town Park,

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Beach, and Harry Tappen Beach.

Dates for ramp fee collection will be from Saturday, May 27, 2017 through Monday, September 4, 2017.

John J. Burns Town Park

Residents
Seasonal trailer sticker – $65.00
Daily (no trailer sticker) – $20.00
Resident Senior Citizen Seasonal Sticker – No fee
*Commercial – $400.00 (for boat haulers who do drop off/pick up of private vessels.)

Non-Residents
Seasonal trailer sticker – $150.00
Daily (no trailer sticker) – $40.00
*Commercial – $400.00 (for boat haulers who do drop off/pick up of private vessels.)

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park and Beach

($60 seasonal parking permit or $20 Daily Parking Fee required)

Residents
Seasonal trailer sticker – $65.00
Daily (no trailer sticker) – $20.00
Resident Senior Citizen Seasonal Sticker – No fee
*Commercial – $400.00 (for boat haulers who do drop off/pick up of private vessels.)

Non-Residents
Daily car or truck and trailer – $100.00
*Commercial – $400.00 (for boat haulers who do drop off/pick up of private vessels.)

Harry Tappen Boat Basin and Marina

($60 seasonal parking permit or $20 Daily Parking Fee required)

Residents
Seasonal trailer sticker – $65.00
Daily (no trailer sticker) – $20.00
Resident Senior Citizen Seasonal Sticker – No fee
*Commercial – $400.00 (for boat haulers who do drop off/pick up of private vessels.)

Non-Residents
Seasonal trailer sticker – $130.00
Daily (no trailer sticker) – $40.00
*Commercial – $400.00 (for boat haulers who do drop off/pick up of private vessels.)

*Commercial permits can only be obtained from the Beach Division office. Please call 797-4114 for more information.

North Shore Marinas

Theodore Roosevelt Marina (Oyster Bay)

Town of Oyster Bay Residents Only

Resident with electric… $97.50 per foot

Resident without electric… $90 per foot

Waiting list applications for all categories are available from the Beaches Office.

For more information, call (516) 797-4111.

Harry Tappen Marina (Glenwood Landing)

Town of Oyster Bay Residents and Non-Residents permitted.

Waiting List applications available for Town Residents from the Beach Office or by calling (516) 797-4111.

Resident                                                                                   Non-Resident

 

14’ to 17’ (without electric) $45.00 per foot                                  14’ to 17’ (without electric) $60.00 per foot

18’ to 20’ (without electric) $60.00 per foot                                  18’ to 20’ (without electric) $75.00 per foot

18’ to 20’ (with electric) $67.50 per foot                                       18’ to 20’ (with electric) $87.50 per foot

21’ to 24’ (without electric) $65.00 per foot                                  21’ to 24’ (without electric) $80.00 per foot

21’ to 24’ (with electric) $72.50 per foot                                       21’ to 24’ (with electric) $92.50 per foot

25’ and up (without electric) $70.00 per foot                                25’ and up (without electric) $85.00 per foot

25’ and up (with electric) $77.50 per foot                                     25’ and up (with electric) $97.50 per foot

Transient Slip rentals also available at Tappen:

Resident                                                                                   Non-Resident

20’ and under: $85.00 per week                                                  20’ and under: $150.00 per week

Over 20’: $150.00 per week                                                        Over 20’: $200.00 per week

Minimum payment is for a 7 (seven) day period.

Transient fee is valid from June 1, 2017 until November 12, 2017.

Maximum length of stay is any combination of 4 (four) weeks.

Joseph J. Saladino Memorial Marina at Tobay

The official boating season for fee collection will be from Saturday, May 13, 2017, through Sunday, September 24, 2017, and all Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and during the period of September 29, 2017, through October 31, 2017. Seasonal permits will be honored during this period. During the in-water boat show the Marina will be closed (actual dates of boat show to be determined). Marina facilities will be restricted to boat owners or lessees of boats who reside in the Town of Oyster Bay and who submit proof of such ownership and residency to the Parks Department main office except hereinafter stated. When, for maintenance reasons, electrical service is not available at the slip, the fee for that slip may be adjusted by the Commissioner of Parks. Non-residents will be permitted use of the facilities, if available, from 9 a.m. Monday to 9 a.m. Friday, except holidays and the day before a holiday, during the period from Saturday, May 13, 2017, through Sunday, September 24, 2017.

Two boat slips will be allocated to the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 13-2 Massapequa, NY, for the promotion of safety in the maintenance operation, and navigation of small craft, without payment of daily fee for the year of 2017. A Coast Guard Auxiliary sign must be displayed. Slip assignments will be made by the Commissioner of Parks and may change periodically at the discretion of the Commissioner of Parks.

TOB Resident Entry Card (available ONLY at Town Hall South. Call (516) 797-4111 for more information.):
$65.00 one (1) to twenty-five (25) feet
$75.00 twenty-six (26) to thirty-one (31) feet
$90.00 over thirty-one (31) feet

DAILY FEES

Residents

Entrance Fee (No Entry Card) $50.00

Daily Slip Rental:

Mondays through Fridays, except Holidays:

$15.00 up to twenty-five (25) feet
$20.00 twenty-six (26) to thirty-one (31) feet
$25.00 over thirty-one (31) feet

Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays:

$30.00 per day one (1) to twenty-five (25) feet
$35.00 per day twenty-six (26) to thirty-one (31) feet
$40.00 per day over thirty-one (31) feet

Senior -Mondays through Fridays, except Holidays:

$ 7.50  per day, up to twenty-five (25) feet
$ 10.00 per day, twenty-six (26) to thirty-one (31) feet
$ 20.00 per day over thirty-one (31) feet

“A” dock – no overnights:

$20.00 per day, boats under twenty-five (25) feet

NON-RESIDENTS admitted Mondays through Thursdays ONLY (excluding Holidays)

Entrance Fee – $100.00

Daily Slip Rental:

$30.00 up to twenty-five (25) feet
$40.00 twenty-six (26) to thirty-one (31) feet
$80.00 over thirty-one (31) feet

“A” dock – no overnights:

$20.00 per day, boats under twenty-five (25) feet

  • 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.

The John F. Kennedy Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary

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 to after 6:00pm. Individuals and groups may visit the Bird Sanctuary located in Tobay Beach. A permit is required, which may be obtained by calling the Beach Division and requesting an application. You may also apply for a permit in person at Town Hall South. There is no charge for the permit.

Seasonal Dinghy, Canoe and Kayak Racks

Rentals begin March 1, 2017 at the Parks Department’s Beaches Office in Town Hall South.

Season runs from April 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.

Resident: $150.00

Non-Resident: $300.00

Limit two kayaks per rack. All other vessels limit one.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do I obtain a seasonal beach sticker?

Simply bring your car on which you would like the sticker placed, together with the corresponding car registration, to any of the following locations:

EARLY SALE OF BEACH STICKERS starts May 13, 2017 at the following facilities:
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Beach (9am to 11am & 1pm to 2:30pm), John J. Burns Town Park (9am to 11am & 1pm to 2:30pm) and Tobay Beach (9am to 3pm).

Starting May 27, 2017, Beach Stickers will be sold during normal weekend beach operating hours at Tobay Beach, John J. Burns Town Park, Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park, Centre Island Beach and Philip B. Healey at Florence Avenue (see below for details). “Early Sale of Beach Stickers” will continue to be available weekdays at Tobay Beach (9am to 3pm), John J. Burns Town Park (9am to 11am & 1pm to 2:30pm) and Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park (9am to 11am & 1pm to 2:30pm).

Beach stickers will be available at ALL TOB Beach Facilities during normal operating hours starting on June 24, 2017.

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

No. Seasonal stickers for beaches are only available at our beach facilities.

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

Yes. Special waiver forms are available at the Town of Oyster Bay Town Clerk’s office and at the Parks Department’s Beach Division (located at Town Hall South). You are required to bring 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. Just bring the car registration, your driver’s license and proof of residency (tax bill, utility bill) to either the Town Clerk’s office or the Parks Department’s Beach Division to obtain a special waiver.

Are there any discounts for beach stickers?

Yes. Resident volunteer firemen, auxiliary police, coast guard auxiliary, veterans and active military are all eligible for discounted seasonal beach stickers. Just bring valid identification or a DD 214, along with car registration to the Beach Division to obtain the form. Non-Resident volunteer firemen can also obtain a discounted beach sticker for Tappen Beach ONLY.

Those with a Social Security Disability Card AND/OR Adults 60 and older are eligible for free seasonal beach stickers with the purchase of a corresponding Town-issued Identification Card, which are available at the Town Clerk’s Office.

The Town of Oyster Bay also offers a free beach sticker to residents who drive cars classified as “Clean Pass Vehicles”. You must first contact the Town Clerk’s Office to provide and receive proper documentation to receive your free sticker.

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. This card entitles seniors to free seasonal beach and seasonal trailer stickers as long as they own a vehicle.

Where can I purchase a seasonal trailer sticker?

Seasonal trailer stickers are available for purchase at John J. Burns Town Park, Harry Tappen Beach and Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Beach. Simply bring the trailer registration, along with the trailer, to any of the above facilities.

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

You may call the Parks Department’s Beach Division at (516) 797-4111 for availability or to obtain a waiting list application.

I’m already on the waiting list for Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Marina/ Harry Tappen Marina, can I find my position(s) online?

No. This list is not available online. Please contact the Parks Department’s Beach Division at (516) 797-4111 to find out your position(s).

How do I obtain an entry card for my boat for the Joseph J. Saladino Memorial Marina at Tobay?

To obtain an entry card, you may either mail in the application (instructions), together with appropriate corresponding papers, or visit the Parks Department’s Beach Division, located at Town Hall South. Along with the application, an original boat registration, an original boat title, original tax bill, driver’s license and full payment are required.

Where is the Parks Department’s Beach Division located and when are the hours of operations?
The Parks Department’s Beach Division is located at Town Hall South, 977 Hicksville Road, Massapequa. The office is open Monday thru Friday from 9am to 4:30pm. The Beach Division will have extended hours on Saturday, May 6th and Saturday, May 20th from 10am to 2pm.

How do I obtain a permit for night fishing?

These permits are available at the Parks Department’s Beach Division office. A car registration is required along with a driver’s license. This permit is only available for Town of Oyster Bay residents.

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

Yes. A completed application is required to obtain the permit. This can be done by mail or in person at the Beach Division. Download application

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

The Parks Department’s Beach Division is located at Town Hall South, 977 Hicksville Road, Massapequa. The office is open Monday thru Friday from 9:00am to 4:30pm. The Beach Division will have extended hours on Saturday May 6th, and Saturday, May 20th from 10am to 2pm.