Rye Town Park sits on the Long Island Sound, just south of Playland Park. The pavilions offer scenic views both day and night with an added bonus of Fireworks on Friday nights, beginning after 4th of July! The Pavilions and beach grills are avilable to rent seven days a week, except for major holidays.
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Assessment Department: (914) 939-3566
Supervisors Office: (914) 939-3553
Contact: Court Clerk Anne Capeci
Phone: (914) 939-3305
Please call the office of the Court Clerk in advance before coming in person.
Park and Beach rules have been formulated for the protection of all park users. Following the rules makes it possible for park users to have a safe and enjoyable experience. If you have any concerns about the rules or the behavior of anyone in the park, please contact the park director at (914) 967-0965.
Park rangers patrol the park regularly, but you can also ask for help from other staff, include cashiers, parking attendants, lifeguards, and maintenance workers. The Park Director’s office is in the administration building, and Park Security Office is in the main bathrooms building just west of the showers.
Lost and Found and other Assistance Procedures – If you find anything, please return it to any member of the Park staff. The Lost and Found center is at the Director’s Office in the Administration (towers) building.
Hours of operation - The park is open from dawn to midnight. All cars must be out of the Park before closing time. The parking lot opens at 9:00 a.m. Pedestrian entrances to the Park are located along Dearborn, Forest and Rye Beach Avenues.
We are pleased to announce that beginning Friday June 26, 2020 - North Gate Access to the beach will be OPEN with the following schedule:
Friday: 9:00 am to 12 Noon
Saturday: 9:00 am to 12 Noon
Sunday: 9:00 am to 12 Noon
This schedule will remain in effect until Sunday September 6, 2020 & is weather dependent.
Please be reminded: NO CASH ACCEPTED at Beach Entrance Booths. Cards and Permits Only.
NEW BEACH RULES - as adopted by the Rye Town Park Commission June 16, 2020
1. Where do I get a parking/beach permit?
You can obtain a season permit online through our Permit Portal at permit.ryetownpark.com OR in person at the permit office located at the beach. The permit office is open Wednesdays through Sundays - 9:00am - 3:00pm
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 obtain a resident permit. Other members of the public can obtain non-resident permits
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 22 years of age;
4. What about babysitters, grandparents, etc?
They have to pay the non-permit fee or get their own permit.
5. 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.
6. I’m handicapped -- can I park my car right by the middle beach gate?
No, but 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.
7. 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.
8. How can I arrange to have an event at one of the pavilions?
You can receive information about renting a pavilion or beach barbecue area by visiting our facility rental page
9. 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) 967-0965.
10.Will Kayaks be available to rent this season?
Yes. You can make a reservation by visiting the Hudson River Recreation Website
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.