Open Water Swimming Program

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The Open Water Swim Program at Rye Town Park (OWS@RTP) has launched! 

The Open Water Swim Program at Rye Town Park (OWS@RTP) has launched! 

IMPORTANT CONTACT INFORMATION

Westchester County EAP Program -   (914) 995-6070

NYSHIP Medical Health Insurance -   (877) 769-7447

Shelter Point Vision Insurance -          (800) 365-4999 or (516) 829-8100

The program runs Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays
from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Starting early summer through September 30th

** In order to register for the Open Water Swimming Program you must first download and complete this waiver. Please be prepared to upload a copy of the completed and signed waiver to complete your registration **

REGISTER HERE 

All
swimmers participate at their own risk and must sign a waiver;

OWS@RTP
season permits cost $50 and come with:

-      Free
parking and beach admission for all OWS sessions

-      A bright
yellow rubber wrist band and a swim cap bearing OWS@RTP insignia are dispensed
to all permit holders

-     An OWS@RTP
Wrist band must be presented to gain free admission to the parking lot and the
beach*. Swimmers who do not wish to buy a permit have the option to pay the park’s standard daily parking and beach admission fees;

Waivers
and permit applications can be obtained from the Park Director or online.
*Waivers for swimmers under 18 years of age
must have the signature of a parent or guardian and their waivers must be
submitted on paper.

All
swimmers follow one of two designated courses and everybody swims in the same
direction;

Brightly
colored swim caps are mandatory for safety;

The
“in-shore” course is a ½ mile rectangle and can be followed at your own pace;

The
“off-shore” course is a 1 mile swim that extends 10 feet beyond the breakwater. The off-shore group assembles outside the First Aid Office at 6:45PM and
splashes together at 7:00 PM sharp;

Each
off-shore group is accompanied by at least one lifeguard on a kayak or board;

Rye Town Park posts a lifeguard on the shore.

Rye Town Park Adopted Budgets & Financial Reports

2019 - Adopted Budget and Capital Budget

2018 - Adopted Budget and Capital Budget

2017 - Audited Financial Statement

2017 - Adopted Budget

2016 - Adopted Budget

2016 - Audited Financial Statements

2015 - RTP FINANCIAL STATEMENTS & SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

2014 - RTP FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

2013 - RTP ADOPTED BUDGET                                                            

2013 - RTP AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

2013 - RTP FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

2012 - RTP ADOPTED BUDGET                                                            

2012 - RTP AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

2012 - RTP FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION         

2011 - RTP ADOPTED BUDGET                                                            

2011 - RTP AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS                                                     

2010 - RTP AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS                                                           

2009 - RTP AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS                                                           

2008 - RTP AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS                                                           

2007 - RTP AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Parking and Beach Access Fees For Rye Town Park

The park and beach are open to the general public.  You don’t have to be a resident to use the park.  Persons can pay on a daily basis or purchase season permits, which provide discounts to people planning to use the beach and park frequently.

Residents of Rye City, Port Chester, Rye Brook and Rye Neck get discounts on both daily rates and season permits.

Non-residents of these communities can also buy season permits, at higher rates.

There are three categories of permits for residents and non-residents: Senior, Single, and Family.  

Parking Only permits can also be purchased, which provide for unlimited free parking during the beach season.

Daily rates for parking and beach access are higher on weekends than weekdays.

The daytime parking rates are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Evening parking rates run from 7 p.m. until the park closes.  Daytime beach access rates are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Late Afternoon beach access rates are from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Evening Beach access rates are from 7 p.m until closing. Residents are free after 7 p.m for beach access.

See the complete chart of the 2019 daily and seasonal permit rates on the permits and fees page.

Pre-Season Operations: Starting May 3rd, the permit office is open Wednesdays through Sundays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pre Season fees are charged for parking starting in April.