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Beaches Division Office

Town Hall South 977 Hicksville Road, Massapequa 11758

(516) 797-4114

beaches@oysterbay-ny.gov

Hours: Monday- Friday, 9:00 AM- 4:30 PM

BEACH, MARINA AND BOATING LOCATIONS & HOURS

 

TOBAY Beach & Marina

Ocean Parkway, Massapequa

(516) 679-3900

Ocean and bayside beaches, transient marina, spray park, playgrounds, restaurants.

Open Weekends ONLY May 28, 2022

Open Daily June 25, 2022- September 5, 2022

 

Harry Tappen Beach, Marina and Pool

Shore Road, Glenwood Landing

(516) 674-7100

Beach, restaurants, picnic area, kayak racks, boat launching ramp, 267-slip marina, playground, swimming pool and half-court basketball. To request a waiting list application for Harry Tappen Marina, please call the Beaches office at (516) 797-4111.

Open Daily June 25, 2022- September 5, 2022

 

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park and Beach

Larrabee Avenue, Oyster Bay

(516) 624-6202

Beach, playground, boat launching ramp, kayaking. To request a waiting list application for Theodore Roosevelt Marina please call the Beaches office at (516) 797-4111.

Open Weekends ONLY May 28, 2022

Open Daily June 25, 2022- September 5, 2022

 

John J. Burns Park

4990 Merrick Road, Massapequa

(516) 797-7980

Seasonal Beach sticker sales, boat launching ramps, kayak launching, no swimming.

Open Daily June 25, 2022- September 5, 2022

 

Beekman Beach

West End Avenue, Oyster Bay

Passive Park, Kayak/Dinghy Rentals.

Open Daily June 25, 2022- September 5, 2022

 

Centre Island Beaches

Bayville Avenue/Centre Island Road, Bayville

(516) 624-6123

Long Island Sound and bayside swimming, kayak launching.

Open Weekends ONLY May 28, 2022

Open Daily June 25, 2022- September 5, 2022

 

Charles E. Ransom Beach

Bayville Avenue, Bayville

(516) 624-6160

Playground, no swimming.

Open Daily June 25, 2022- September 5, 2022

 

Philip B. Healey Beach

Florence Ave, Massapequa

(516) 797-7994

Beach, playground, splash pad.

Open Weekends ONLY May 28, 2022

Open Daily June 25, 2022- September 5, 2022

 

Stehli Beach

Bayville Ave, Bayville

(516) 624-6125

Long Island Sound swimming, kayak launching.

Open Daily June 25, 2022- September 5, 2022

 

Alhambra Park

Alhambra Road, Massapequa

Improvements and upgrades underway, expected reopening Spring 2022!

 

BEACH FEES

 

Daily Entry Fee for All TOB Beaches: $20

Town of Oyster Bay resident must be in vehicle and show a valid NYS driver’s license with residency in the Town of Oyster Bay.

 

Seasonal Stickers: $60

Residents must present a valid NYS driver’s license with residency in the Town of Oyster Bay, vehicle registration(s) and bring the vehicle they plan to drive to the beach (parking stickers are placed on the vehicle at the time of purchase).

 

  • STICKERS ARE VALID FOR THE APPLICANT’S VEHICLE ONLY
  • ALL CREDENTIALS MUST MATCH THE NAME AND ADDRESS ON THE APPLICANT’S DRIVERS LICENSE (P.O. BOX NOT ACCEPTED)
  • TEMPORARY REGISTRATIONS NOT ACCEPTED

 

**Early sale of Beach Stickers begins Saturday, May 7, 2022 ONLY at John J. Burns Park & Theodore Roosevelt Park 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.**

 

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 required documents to the Beaches Division at beaches@oysterbay-ny.gov. A waiver will be mailed to you which can be brought to any of the Town Beaches to obtain a sticker.

 

Required Documents for Resident Discounted Stickers:

  • NYS Driver’s License with residency in the Town of Oyster Bay
  • Vehicle registration
  • Current Town of Oyster Bay Tax Bill and ONE utility bill OR a notarized lease agreement and TWO utility bills
  • Proof of duty/discharge

 

  • STICKERS ARE VALID FOR THE APPLICANT’S VEHICLE ONLY
  • ALL CREDENTIALS MUST MATCH THE NAME AND ADDRESS ON THE APPLICANT’S DRIVERS LICENSE (P.O. BOX NOT ACCEPTED)
  • TEMPORARY REGISTRATIONS NOT ACCEPTED

 

RESIDENT SENIOR BEACH PASS

 

Free beach parking is currently being offered to Town of Oyster Bay senior citizens.

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.

 

Although not required this season, seniors and those with disabilities can obtain a Beach ID Card without physically visiting the Town Clerk’s Office. Please visit the Town Clerk Residential Licensing page for an application and more information. Please note a driver’s license must be presented with a Beach ID Card to verify Town residency.

 

REPLACEMENT BEACH STICKERS

 

Returned Leased Vehicle:

Before returning your vehicle, please remove the sticker from the vehicle and place the pieces on a piece of plain paper. 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:

Please email the following documents to the Beaches Division at beaches@oysterbay-ny.gov. Please indicate whether or not you prefer your temporary pass emailed or mailed to you. Temporary pass must be printed out and be placed visibly on the passenger side dashboard when visiting the beach.

 

  • Invoice from your mechanic identifying the vehicle by make, model, license plate, work being done and anticipated competition time.
  • Photo of the sticker on the vehicle
  • Information of temporary vehicle (make, model and License plate).

 

NIGHT SURF FISHING

 

Free for Town of Oyster Bay Residents ($50 processing fee for Non-Residents) looking to fish at a Town of Oyster Bay beach between the hours of 7PM and 7AM. A permit can be obtained by mailing or emailing the application to the Beaches Office. If mailing, please provide a copy of these documents. Permits expire at the end of the year, applicants must reapply annually.

 

Night Surf Fishing Permit Application

Night Surf Fishing Permit Application for Non Residents

 

Required Documents for Night Surf Fishing Pass:

  • Completed Night Surf Fishing application
  • NYS Driver’s License with residency in the Town of Oyster Bay (Non-residents are required to provide a valid driver’s license)
  • Current Town of Oyster Bay Tax Bill and ONE utility bill OR a notarized lease agreement and TWO utility bills (Applicable to Town Residents Only)
  • NYS Fishing Registration
  • Vehicle Registration(s) (Temporary registrations not accepted)

 

* NON-RESIDENTS MUST HAVE A RESIDENT SPONSOR*

*ALL CREDENTIALS MUST MATCH THE NAME AND ADDRESS ON THE APPLICANT’S DRIVERS LICENSE (P.O. BOX NOT ACCEPTED)*

 

BOATING & MARINA FEES

 

 

DINGHY & KAYAK RACKS

RESIDENTS ONLY: $200

(516) 797-4114.

 

  • Available on a first-come-first-serve basis
  • Applications will be available March 1, 2022, permits will be effective April 1, 2022.
  • There is no guarantee that the requested rack will be available.  Based upon availability, another rack will be assigned.
  • Limit ONE vessel per rack except for kayaks; TWO kayaks allowed per rack.

 

*CURRENT YEAR RACK RENTAL STICKERS MUST BE APPLIED TO VESSEL OR WILL BE SUBJECT TO REMOVAL*

*WHEN THE BEACH SEASON BEGINS, KAYAKERS MUST OBTAIN A SEASONAL BEACH PARKING STICKER OR A DAILY PARKING PASS*

 

Required Documents for Kayak/ Dingy Rack:

  • Valid NYS Driver’s License with residency in the Town of Oyster Bay
  • Vehicle Registration (Temporary registrations not accepted)
  • Current Town of Oyster Bay Tax Bill and ONE utility bill OR a notarized lease agreement and TWO utility bills

 

*ALL CREDENTIALS MUST MATCH THE NAME AND ADDRESS ON THE APPLICANT’S DRIVERS LICENSE (P.O. BOX NOT ACCEPTED)*

 

 

WINTER STORAGE

 

In-water winter storage is available at Harry Tappen (Glenwood Landing) and Theodore Roosevelt (Oyster Bay) Marinas. The season runs from December 1 to March 31.

 

Residents Fees:

  • $30 per foot
  • Daily late removal/ penalty fee: $50

 

Required Documents for Winter Storage:

  • Completed Winter Storage Application
  • NYS Driver’s License with Residency in the Town of Oyster Bay
  • Vessel Registration (Temporary registrations not accepted)
  • NYS Certificate of Title OR Coast Guard Documentation
  • Current Town of Oyster Bay Tax Bill and ONE Utility Bill OR a Notarized Lease Agreement and TWO Utility Bills

 

*ALL CREDENTIALS MUST MATCH THE NAME AND ADDRESS ON THE APPLICANT’S DRIVERS LICENSE (P.O. BOX NOT ACCEPTED)*

 

 

LAUNCHING RAMPS

 

Launching Ramps are located at John J. Burns Town Park, Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Beach, and Harry Tappen Beach.

Ramp fee collection will be in effect Saturday May 28, 2022.

 

Resident Fees:

  • Daily: $25
  • Seasonal Trailer Sticker: $65.00
  • Senior: Free with Town of Oyster Bay Senior Beach ID Card
  • Commercial: $400.00 (for boat haulers who drop off/ pick up private vessels)

 

THEODORE ROOSEVELT MARINA (Oyster Bay) 

 

Summer Season at North Shore Marinas begins April 11th, 2022 with full payment due by March 25th, 2022.

 

Resident Fees:

  • $110 per foot

Daily late removal/ penalty fee: $50

 

*FEES INCLUDE ELECTRIC*

 

JOSEPH J. SALADINO MEMORIAL MARINA AT TOBAY

 

HARRY TAPPEN MARINA (Glenwood Landing) SLIP RENTALS

 

Summer Season at North Shore Marinas begins April 11th, 2022 with full payment due by March 25th, 2022.

 

Resident Fees:

  • 14′- 17′: $60/foot
  • 18′- 24′: $80/foot
  • 25′ & up: $90/foot

Daily late removal/ penalty fee: $50

 

*FEES INCLUDE ELECTRIC*

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

  • All vessels occupying a Town Marina must possess a valid New York State Registration. New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law, Title 11, Article 48, Section 2251 requires all vessels in New York waters to be registered. United States Coast Guard documentation cannot be used in place of a New York State vessel registration. Temporary registrations will not be accepted.
  • All deadlines for receipt of various documents and required payment must be met. No extensions will be granted. Failure to do so will result in the revocation of the tenant’s assigned slip.
  • Bills must be paid on or before their due date, failure to do so will result in a daily $50 penalty fee. Any late charges and legal fees incurred in collecting any sums due will be added to the balance due.
  • Lessees of boat slips, kayak/ dinghy racks must obtain a seasonal beach parking sticker or daily parking pass prior to entry. Free vehicle gate passes will not be issued or honored. Current year boat slip, kayak/ dinghy racks sticker(s) must be applied to lessee’s vessel or said vessel will be subject to removal.
  • 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. To receive the discount at Joseph J. Saladino Memorial Marina at TOBAY, boater must have a TOBAY Membership.
  • 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.

APPLICATIONS

 

JFK Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary Permit Application

 

JFK Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary Permit Application for Non Residents

 

JFK Memorial Wildlife Rules & Regulations

 

Night Surf Fishing Permit Application

 

Night Surf Fishing Permit Application for Non Residents

 

North Shore Marina Summer Slip Application

 

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

How do I obtain a Seasonal Beach Sticker?

Bring the vehicle you would like the sticker placed on along with a valid NYS driver’s license with residency in the Town of Oyster Bay, vehicle registration and payment to any Beach facility or John J. Burns Park Boat Ramps. Beach Stickers are not available at any Town Hall facility.

*STICKER ARE VALID FOR THE APPLICANT’S VEHICLE ONLY*

*ALL CREDENTIALS MUST MATCH THE NAME AND ADDRESS ON THE APPLICANT’S DRIVERS LICENSE (P.O. BOX NOT ACCEPTED)*

*TEMPORARY REGISTRATIONS NOT ACCEPTED*

 

 

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

No. Seasonal stickers for beaches are only available at our beach facilities and John J. Burns Park.

 

How can Seniors access Town of Oyster Bay Beaches for free?

FOR THE 2022 SEASON ONLY, a TOB resident over the age of 60 can simply go the beach and show their driver’s license with residency in the Town of Oyster Bay and vehicle registration form their car window. A parking sticker will then be adhered to the vehicle, allowing them to enter the beach through the express lane during future visits. If visiting the beach in another vehicle, seniors can show their Driver’s License and Beach ID Card for a free day pass. This TEMPORARY policy was initiated to protect the health and safety of seniors during the pandemic.

*STICKER ARE VALID FOR THE APPLICANT’S VEHICLE ONLY*

*ALL CREDENTIALS MUST MATCH THE NAME AND ADDRESS ON THE APPLICANT’S DRIVERS LICENSE (P.O. BOX NOT ACCEPTED)*

*TEMPORARY REGISTRATIONS NOT ACCEPTED*

 

 

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

Yes. You can obtain a special waiver by e-mailing beaches@oysterbay-ny.gov a copy of the following:

  • Letter from your employer, on company letterhead, stating that the company car is assigned to you, your primary means of transportation, are allowed to use the vehicle for recreational purposes and that it is not a pool vehicle (vehicle shared by employees)
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License with residency in the Town of Oyster Bay
  • Vehicle registration (Temporary registrations not accepted)
  • Current Town of Oyster Bay Tax Bill and ONE Utility Bill OR a Notarized Lease Agreement and TWO Utility Bills

*DRIVER’S LICENSE AND TAX BILL MUST MATCH AND BE IN THE APPLICANTS NAME*

 

I have dual residences, but my primary residence is in the Town of Oyster Bay. Can I get a sticker?

Yes. You can obtain a special waiver by e-mailing beaches@oysterbay-ny.gov a copy of the following:

  • Valid Driver’s License with residency in the Town of Oyster Bay
  • Vehicle registration (Temporary registrations not accepted)
  • Current Town of Oyster Bay Tax Bill and ONE utility bill OR a notarized lease agreement and TWO utility bills

*STICKER ARE VALID FOR THE APPLICANT’S VEHICLE ONLY*

*ALL CREDENTIALS MUST MATCH THE NAME AND ADDRESS ON THE APPLICANT’S DRIVERS LICENSE (P.O. BOX NOT ACCEPTED)*

 

 Can I obtain a 4×4 vehicle permit to drive on the Beach?

No, the Town of Oyster Bay DOES NOT allow any non-authorized vehicles to drive onto any of our beaches.

 

*For additional information about obtaining a Town of Oyster Bay Seasonal Beach Sticker, Discounted Beach Sticker for Volunteer Firefighters, Veterans, or Active Duty Military, Replacement Beach Sticker, or Special Waiver, please email a copy of a valid NYS Driver’s License with residency in the Town of Oyster Bay, vehicle registration (temporary registrations NOT accepted) and current Town of Oyster Bay Tax Bill and ONE utility bill OR a notarized Lease agreement and TWO utility bills to beaches@oysterbay-ny.gov.

 

*STICKER IS VALID FOR APPLICANTS VEHICLE ONLY*

 

*ALL CREDENTIALS MUST MATCH THE NAME AND ADDRESS ON THE APPLICANT’S DRIVERS LICENSE (P.O. BOX NOT ACCEPTED)*

 

*VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS MUST PROVIDE A COPY OF THEIR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER CARD*

 

* VETERANS NEED TO PROVIDE A COPY OF THEIR DD214*

 

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