Beach Department

  1. Beach Parking Status: Sun., 7/12

    At this time (10:30 a.m.), all beach parking lots are full! There are handicapped spots available at various sites. Read on...
  2. Falmouth Health Agent Urges Social Distancing & Use of Masks

    As case counts are rising in others areas of the country, it remains critical that we continue to be diligent in our efforts locally to maintain social distancing, wear a mask whenever we are less than 6' away from any individual who is not a member of... Read on...
  3. Cape Cod Life's "2020 Best of" Winners are in...

    ...and they say Falmouth Public Beaches are top-notch! Old Silver Beach won Gold in the "Best Beach" and "Best Sunset View" categories, and Chapoquoit Beach won Silver in the "Best Sunset View" category. Read on...
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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 Sticker Application

 
To promote social distancing and public health, Town Encourages residents/taxpayers to purchase beach stickers through the mail.  The application form is available here. Completed applications can be dropped off at the Town Hall mail slot or mailed to Town Hall at 59 Town Hall Sq. To allow more time for residents/taxpayers to purchase stickers through the mail, the Town will allow access to municipal beaches without a beach sticker until June 20, 2020.

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.
  • No dogs are allowed on the public beaches from May 1 through October 1.
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: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Sticker Parking Only
  • Chapoquoit: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Sticker Parking Only
  • Falmouth Heights: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Sticker Parking Only
  • Grew's Pond, Goodwill Park: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Free Parking
  • Megansett: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Sticker Parking Only
  • Menauhant East: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Public Welcome
  • Menauhant West: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Sticker Parking Only
  • Old Silver: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sat.-Sun., Public Welcome
  • Stoney/M.B.L.: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Sticker Parking Only
  • Surf Drive: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Public Welcome
  • Wood Neck: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week, Sticker Parking Only

Employment


To be considered for hire, applicants must be 16 years or older. 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 virtually on 4/25/20
  • Lifeguards: Submit an application for employment to the Falmouth Personnel Department at any time; preference date 4/18/20. Lifeguard tryouts will be held in June 2020. Exact time/date/location will be released soon. 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 Maintenance Laborers: Submit an application for employment to the Falmouth Personnel Department at any time, preference date 3/1/20.
  • ClerksSubmit an application for employment to the Falmouth Personnel Department no later than April 1; interviews will be held virtually on 4/25/20.