Resident Registration for Reduced Rates

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IMPORTANT INFO

*New this year, in order to receive the discounted resident rate, you must pre-register your vehicle*

Here's how you do it...

STEP by STEP

  1. Visit Permit.RyeTownPark.com
  2. Create an account, and verify that account when an automatic Email is sent to you from the system
  3. Log-in to your verified account and select "Residents Only Reduced Day Pass" in the drop down
  4. Proceed to fill out the application, you will need the following:
    A. License Plate Information
     B. Vehicle Registration
  5. Click 'Submit' and wait for your application to be reviewed & approved (this can take 1-2 days)
  6. After approval you are good to go!

FAQ:

  1. Do I have to pay anything when I fill out my application?
    No. You pay the discounted resident rates when you visit the beach. You can pay at the Kiosk for parking, and at any beach gate for beach entrance.
  2. What are the discounted PARKING rates?
    Parking - Weekdays
    2 Hours: $5/car
    4 Hours: $10/car
    All Day: $15/car
    7pm-Close: Free
    Parking - Weekend
    2 Hours: $10/car
    4 Hours: $20/car
    All Day: $25/car
    7pm-Close: Free
  3. What are the discounted BEACH rates?
    Beach - Weekdays
    $10 per person
    Beach - Weekend
    $15 per person
  4. What days are considered week days?
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
  5. What days are considered weekend?
    Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  6. Do you accept cash?
    No. We only accept credit cards / debit cards
  7. Is there anyone at the parking gate near the entrance?
    Nope! Not anymore.  We have entered the world of technology and the 21st century! But, we do have park attendants posted at all Kiosks to help you with your transaction
  8. What do I do when I come to the park?
    You simply drive in, park in any available spot, and visit a Kiosk to pay. (you can also pay using the MPay2Park App- on Itunes & GooglePlay) Then, you visit any beach gate to pay for your beach access.
  9. What are the permit office hours?
    The permit office is open Wednesday's through Sunday's, 9:00am to 3:00pm. The permit office opens May 8th and closes July 14th. The office is located at the park, 95 Dearborn Avenue, Rye NY in the administration building across from the picnic pavilions.

IMPORTANT INFO

*New this year, in order to receive the discounted resident rate, you must pre-register your vehicle*

Here's how you do it...

STEP by STEP

  1. Visit Permit.RyeTownPark.com
  2. Create an account, and verify that account when an automatic Email is sent to you from the system
  3. Log-in to your verified account and select "Residents Only Reduced Day Pass" in the drop down
  4. Proceed to fill out the application, you will need the following:
    A. License Plate Information
     B. Vehicle Registration
  5. Click 'Submit' and wait for your application to be reviewed & approved (this can take 1-2 days)
  6. After approval you are good to go!

FAQ:

  1. Do I have to pay anything when I fill out my application?
    No. You pay the discounted resident rates when you visit the beach. You can pay at the Kiosk for parking, and at any beach gate for beach entrance.
  2. What are the discounted PARKING rates?
    Parking - Weekdays
    2 Hours: $5/car
    4 Hours: $10/car
    All Day: $15/car
    7pm-Close: Free
    Parking - Weekend
    2 Hours: $10/car
    4 Hours: $20/car
    All Day: $25/car
    7pm-Close: Free
  3. What are the discounted BEACH rates?
    Beach - Weekdays
    $10 per person
    Beach - Weekend
    $15 per person
  4. What days are considered week days?
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
  5. What days are considered weekend?
    Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  6. Do you accept cash?
    No. We only accept credit cards / debit cards
  7. Is there anyone at the parking gate near the entrance?
    Nope! Not anymore.  We have entered the world of technology and the 21st century! But, we do have park attendants posted at all Kiosks to help you with your transaction
  8. What do I do when I come to the park?
    You simply drive in, park in any available spot, and visit a Kiosk to pay. (you can also pay using the MPay2Park App- on Itunes & GooglePlay) Then, you visit any beach gate to pay for your beach access.
  9. What are the permit office hours?
    The permit office is open Wednesday's through Sunday's, 9:00am to 3:00pm. The permit office opens May 8th and closes July 14th. The office is located at the park, 95 Dearborn Avenue, Rye NY in the administration building across from the picnic pavilions.

IMPORTANT CONTACT INFORMATION

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FAQ’s - 2019

1. Where do I get a parking/beach permit?

At the administration building, the building with two towers facing the beach, between the restaurant and Dearborn Ave. - Stay tuned because the permit process may also be available online for the 2019 season

Permits are on sale Wednesdays through Sundays - 9AM - 3PM

2. Who can get a season parking and beach permit?

If you live in the communities of Rye City, Rye Brook, Port Chester or Rye Neck you can get a resident permit.  Other people can get non-resident permits, at somewhat higher prices.

3. Who does my parking/beach permit include?

A. Senior or Individual Permit -- only the person holding the permit;

B. Family Permit - two parents and children under 18 years of age;

4. What about babysitters, grandparents, etc?

They have to pay the non-permit fee or get their own permit.

5. Can I get a permit just for beach access?   No.  What about a permit for parking only? Yes.  Parking permits are $150.00

6. Why do we have to pay for parking?

Parking fees help support the cost of the park and beach operations.  The total budget of operations is over $1 million.  Part of the costs are paid for by taxpayers from Rye City and Rye Town (Port Chester, Rye Brook and Rye Neck).  The rest comes from fees, donations, and volunteer fund-raising efforts.

7. I’m a fireman/policeman/Town/City Employee -- Do I get a discount/free pass?

No. The Rye Town Park Commission is responsible for determining who is eligible for free or discounted admission. 

8. Can I cook on the beach?

Only if you arrange for a rental of the north beach area, and then only after 6 p.m.  Call the Town of Rye Office at (914) 939-3006.

9. Do you have handicapped parking?  Where is the handicapped parking?

There are approximately 25 handicapped spaces in the two sections of the parking lot closest to the beach.  If they are filled, however, we can arrange for dropping a handicapped person off near the beach gate, or transporting a handicapped person who drives from the parking lot to the beach.  You would need to have a cell phone or contact the park office and schedule your visit in advance.  Phone (914) 967-0965.

10. I’m handicapped -- can I park my car right by the middle beach gate?

We can arrange for you to get access to the beach, but we cannot have cars parked in any way that interferes with public safety and access.  For further information, phone the Park Director at (914) 967-0965.

11. Since children under 13 get free admission onto the beach, can I just let my kids go on the beach and I’ll watch them from the park?

No, all children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult on the beach.

12. Can I get my money back if it starts to rain?

Fees are non-refundable. You must use your own judgement regarding paying entrance fees in uncertain weather conditions.  

13. Why can’t I bring my dog onto the beach?

The Commission has set this policy to avoid problem interactions with people and to insure sanitary conditions.  Documented Therapy/Seeing Eye Dogs are permitted. 

14. Why can’t we bring beverages in glass bottles onto the beach?

This rule is to insure the safety of people using the beach.  There can be no exceptions.

15. How can I arrange to have an event at one of the pavilions?

Brochures about renting a pavilion or beach barbecue area are available at the park office and at the offices of Rye Town in Port Chester.  

16. Can I bring a school/camp group here for nature study on the beach?

Yes, but you need to make arrangements in advance.  Call (914) 939-3006.

17. Can I go out and come back later the same day without having to pay again?

Yes, for both parking and beach access.  But you need to have a receipt showing today’s date; you can get this at the parking lot admission booth.  You can leave the beach and come back later the same day for no extra charge by getting a wrist bracelet at the beach access booth

18.No Fishing Allowed

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.