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

All Town of Oyster Bay Beaches are officially closed for the 2019 season. We look forward to seeing you in Summer 2020!

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 open as of Tuesday, June 25th.

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

Centre Island Beaches, Bayville (516) 624-6123
Bayville Avenue/Centre Island Road, Bayville
Town of Oyster Bay residents and non-residents.

Charles E. Ransom Beach, Bayville (516) 624-6160
Bayville Avenue, Bayville
No Swimming
Town of Oyster Bay residents and non-residents.
$10 parking fee for Town of Oyster Bay residents and non-residents.
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.
2019 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
Town of Oyster Bay residents only

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park and Beach, Oyster Bay (516) 624-6202
Larrabee Avenue, Oyster Bay
Town of Oyster Bay residents only
2019 Kayak/Dinghy Rack Application

Stehli Beach (516) 624-6125
Bayville Ave, Bayville
Town of Oyster Bay residents only

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

Live Music 7 days a week begins in July

No Reservations

(516) 324- 8474

Facebook: @theboatyardny

 The Surf Shack

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

(Non-residents permitted Monday-Friday only excluding holidays)

•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:
Senior Citizen Sticker*: Free for vehicles registered to residents 60 & older with a TOB Senior Beach ID Card
Disabled/ Social Security*: Free for residents with a TOB Permanently Disabled Persons ID Card
VFD/AUX Police/USCG AUX/Active Military/Veterans: $30 with waiver obtained from Beach Division
Must bring Fireman ID, DD214, or military ID with vehicle registration to Beach Division
Clean Pass Vehicles*: Free for vehicles classified as Clean Pass with waiver obtained from Town Clerk Office

*For additional information about obtaining a Town of Oyster Bay Senior Beach ID Card, Permanently Disabled Persons ID Card, and Clean Pass Vehicle waiver please contact the Town Clerk Office at (516) 624-6332

Weekdays Only (excluding holidays): $50 per day
– TOBAY Beach, Massapequa
– Centre Island Beach, Bayville

Weekends/Holidays: $60 per day
– Centre Island Beach, Bayville

Ransom Beach, Bayville: $10 parking fee for all, 7 days a week. Residents with seasonal beach stickers are exempt.

Tappen Beach, Glenwood Landing
Non-Resident Daily: $40 per day
Non-Resident Seasonal Stickers (valid at Tappen Only):$120
Non-Resident Volunteer Firemen: $60 Seasonal Sticker
Must show Fire Dept. ID at time of purchase

TOBAY Beach, Massapequa
Non-Resident Veteran/ Active Military: $60 Seasonal Sticker
Must obtain waiver from Beaches Division before purchase
Wantagh FD: $60 Seasonal Sticker
Must obtain waiver from Beaches Division before purchase


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;
• 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


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
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.
• One camp/organization permitted per day, for TOBAY Beach. All permits issued on a first-come, first-served basis.


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

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. 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 or 2 utility bills) to either the Town Clerk’s office or the Parks Department’s Beach Division to obtain a special waiver.

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