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
swimmers participate at their own risk and must sign a waiver;
season permits cost $50 and come with:
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;
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.
swimmers follow one of two designated courses and everybody swims in the same
colored swim caps are mandatory for safety;
“in-shore” course is a ½ mile rectangle and can be followed at your own pace;
“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;
off-shore group is accompanied by at least one lifeguard on a kayak or board;
Rye Town Park posts a lifeguard on the shore.
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.