Beach Department

Beach SuperintendentDonald Hoffer
Assistant SuperintendentBruce Mogardo
LocationDPW Building
Engineering Department
416 Gifford St.
Falmouth, MA 02540
E-Mail Address
Meeting Schedule3rd Weds 7pm Harbor Master's Office
Agenda from 07/20/2016
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Mission Statement of the Beach Department

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 Committee:
E-mail Address:
Jason Chorches, Chairman
Charlie LoGiudice
Paul Miskovsky
Dan Shearer
Margie Mitchell

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 later in the month of April.
Submit an application for employment to the Falmouth Personnel Department not later than May 1, lifeguard tryouts will be held at the Hyannis (West Barnstable) YMCA on a Saturday during May. Applicants must have Red Cross Lifeguard Certification and CPR, or be enrolled in an accredited training program to be allowed to participate in the tryouts.


  • The hours for sticker sales at the Ellen Mitchell Building are 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM seven days a week.

  • The hours for the beaches are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

  • Parking attendants leave at 3:30 PM at pay beaches; 3:45 PM at sticker beaches.

  • Lifeguards leave at 5:00 PM, locking the bathrooms.

  • The gates at all beaches, except Menauhant Beach (East) and Megansett, are locked at 10:00 PM. Those 2 beaches are open 24 hours.


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