Beach Department

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Mission Statement


The Beach Department is responsible for maintaining and staffing 10 beaches in Falmouth, as well as selling resident and non-resident beach stickers. It also provides swimming lessons for children 4 years old and up, and conducts a lifeguard training class for children 15 years and older.

Beach Hours

  • Parking attendants leave at 3:30 p.m. at pay beaches; 3:45 p.m. at sticker beaches.
  • Bathroom facilities close at 4:45 p.m.
  • Lifeguards are off-duty at 5 p.m.
  • The gates at all beaches, except Menauhant Beach (East) and Megansett, are locked at 10 p.m. Those 2 beaches are open 24 hours.
Town of Falmouth is Christians Law Compliant. This link will help clarify the elements of Christians Law should you have questions:
https://www.mass.gov/service-details/christians-law


Beaches

  • Bristol Beach: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Sticker Parking Only
  • Chapoquoit Beach: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Sticker Parking Only
  • Falmouth Heights Beach: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Sticker Parking Only
  • Grew's Pond at Goodwill Park: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Free Parking
  • Megansett Beach: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Sticker Parking Only
  • Menauhant Beach: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Public Welcome
  • Old Silver Beach: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Public Welcome
  • Stoney Beach: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Sticker Parking Only
  • Surf Drive Beach: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Public Welcome
  • Wood Neck Beach: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Sicker Parking Only

Beach Sticker Sales

Beach Stickers are available at the Ellen T. Mitchell Bathhouse located at 56 Surf Drive starting May 23, 2018. Stickers will be available everyday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. until Labor Day.

CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED, with accompanying surcharges listed below:
  • $1.93 for Resident Stickers
  • $3.01 for 1 Week, Non-Resident Stickers
  • $4.56 for 2 Week, Non-Resident Stickers
  • $6.10 for 3 Week, Non-Resident Stickers
  • $7.56 for 4 Week, Non-Resident Stickers
  • $8.58 for Seasonal, Non-Resident Stickers
Please remember to bring your car registration.
If you have a leased vehicle, please also bring a copy of your lease agreement.

Employment
Those seeking a position in the Falmouth Beach Department should do the following:
  • Parking Attendants: Submit an application for employment to the Falmouth Personnel Department no later than April 1; interviews will be held starting in mid-April.
  • Lifeguards: Submit an application for employment to the Falmouth Personnel Department no later than May 1; lifeguard tryouts will be held at the Hyannis (West Barnstable) YMCA on a Saturday during May. Applicants must have current Lifeguard and CPR certifications, or be enrolled in an accredited training program to be allowed to participate in the tryouts.

Beach Sticker Application

Applications for 2019 Beach Stickers will be available beginning in January '19.