Summer Fun Guide – Parks, Beaches and Pools

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Jones Beach State Park

2400 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh

(516) 785-1600

Fee: $10 per car daily

Sunken Meadow State Park


North End of Sunken Meadow State Parkway, Kings Park

(631) 269-4333

Beach, boardwalk, picnic areas and hiking trails


Eugene Nickerson Beach

Daily: $8 for leisure pass holders and $35 for non-leisure pass holders. Season sticker: Leisure pass holders, $80; seniors, disabled, volunteer firefighters, auxiliary police & veterans, $40 (Leisure Pass required); non-Leisure pass holders $200. Opens on Memorial Day Weekend.


North Hempstead Beach Park

175 West Shore Road, Port Washington NY

*For GPS units, please enter 175 West Shore Road, Roslyn, (516) 869-6311. Daily parking for residents is $15, non-residents is $20, annual parking sticker is $40.

Oyster Bay

Seasonal Stickers – cars and motorcycles – $60

Senior Citizens sticker  – No Fee

Daily Admission – No Fee


Tobay, Centre Island and Ransom

Daily Admission – Monday through Friday, cars and motorcylcles – $50

Sunday and Holidays, cars and motorcylces – $60

Tappen Seasonal Stickers – $120

Tappen Daily Admission  – $30


Centre Island Beach

(516) 624-6124

Located 15 minutes north of Oyster Bay in Bayville, CIB is unique in that swimming is available in both Oyster Bay Harbor and the Long Island Sound. Beach facilities are available to both residents and non-residents.


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 Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park and Beach

Oyster Bay

(516) 624-6202

Town of Oyster Bay residents only. Bathing in Oyster Bay Harbor; pavilion; refreshment stand; 2 covered picnic areas; tennis, handball and basketballcourts; 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) 626-6125

Town of Oyster Bay residents only. Bathing in Long Island Sound.

Harry Tappen Beach

Glenwood Landing (516) 674-7100

Visitors can swim in Hempstead Harbor and enjoy picnic area. This beach provides sunfish/sailfish/kayak racks, boat launching ramp, 272-slip marina, playground, swimming pool and half-court basketball.

Long Beach

Ocean Beach Park

(516) 431-1021 

City of Long Beach Season Beach Passes are now on sale starting today, Monday May 5, 2014. Passes are available for pre-season purchase at the Beach Park Office located at the Gazebo on the Recreation Campus at Magnolia Boulevard and the bay.

Operating hours are as follows:

Monday -Friday

8:30am – 8:30pm

Saturday & Sunday

9:00am – 6:00pm

Resident Individual – $40.00

(Proof of residency is required, 18-61 years old)

Resident Family – $60.00

(Proof of residency is required, 2 Adults and children ages 13-17 as long as proof of birth date is presented at the time of purchase)

Resident Senior – $15.00

(Proof of residency and age is required, 62+ years old)

Non Resident Individual – $80.00

(13-61 years old)

Non Resident Family – $120.00

(2 Adults and any children ages 13-17 as long as proof of birth date is presented at the time of purchase) 

Non Resident Senior – $30.00

(Proof of age is required, 62+ years old)

Child Pass – $20.00 

(Proof of age is required, 13-17 years old)

Physically Challenged – $15.00

(Proof of disability is required) 

Veteran Pass – $15.00(Proof of service is required) 

 Economy – $80.00

 (This pass is good for 10 times or 10 people – especially good for larger groups)


Cupsogue Beach County Park

(631) 852-8111

Dune Road, west end of Dune Road directly across the inlet from Smith Point County Park, West Hamptons


Nassau County has outdoor pools in five parks opening Memorial Day and close Labor Day

Cantiague Park

480 W. John St., Hicksville, (516) 571-7056


Chistopher Morely Park

Searingtown Road, North Hills, (516) 571-8113


Nickerson Beach Park

Lido Boulevard

Lido Beach (516)- 571-7700

North Woodmere Park

Hungary Harbor Road, North Woodmere

(516) 571-7801

Wantagh Park

Merrick Road, Wantagh

(516) 571-7460

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