Beach Department

Town of Falmouth Seal

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, Sticker Parking Only

Beach Sticker Sales

Beach Stickers are available at the Ellen T. Mitchell Bathhouse located at 56 Surf Drive starting 5/23/18. The office is open for sales daily 9 a.m.-4 p.m. until 9/3/18.

STICKER PRICES
  • $35 for Resident Stickers (Cash/Check/Card)
  • $70 for 1 Week, Non-Resident Stickers (Cash/Card)
  • $120 for 2 Week, Non-Resident Stickers (Cash/Card)
  • $170 for 3 Week, Non-Resident Stickers (Cash/Card)
  • $220 for 4 Week, Non-Resident Stickers (Cash/Card)
  • $250 for Seasonal, Non-Resident Stickers (Cash/Card)
Paying by Debit/Credit Card incurs 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