Beach Department

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.
  • 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: 9 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., 7 days a week, 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 no later than April 18; lifeguard tryouts will be held at the Wareham YMCA on Saturday, 5/30/20 from 3-5 p.m. 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.

Beach Sticker Application