Attractions: Swimming, spray park, baseball, soccer, tennis (private club), boating, fishing
Hours: May 26 through Labor Day: 9am-8pm; swimming, 9am-6pm daily
Cost: $7 parking on weekdays; $10 on weekends and holidays. Beach admission: $7; $4 children ages 3-12; free for children younger than 3.
Oakland Beach/Rye Town (Municipal Beach)
Attractions: Swimming, park
Hours: May 26–Sept. 4: 9am-dusk daily
Cost: Non-residents (9am-4pm): $15 weekday parking fee, $20 weekends; $10 beach admission on weekdays, $15 on weekends. Residents (9am-4pm): $8 weekday parking fee, $9 on weekends; $7 beach admission on weekdays, $8 on weekends. From 4pm-close, parking is $5 and from 4-7pm, beach admission is $5 per person for residents, $10 for non-residents on weekdays, and $15 per person on weekends. From 7pm-close, beach admission is free for residents and $8 for non-residents daily. Children younger than 13 are always admitted free.
Rye Playland Pool and Beach
Attractions: Pool, boardwalk, rides, boating, arcade, mini golf, concerts
Hours: Beach: May 26-June 17: weekends and holidays, 11am-6:30pm; June 22 through Labor Day: Wednesday-Sunday, 11am-6:30pm. Pool: June 23 through Labor Day: Wednesday-Sunday, 11am-6:30pm
Cost: Beach admission: $4; $3 children ages 5-11 and seniors with county ID; free for children younger than 5. Pool: $6; $4 children ages 5-11; $3 seniors; free for children younger than 5. Parking: $10 daily and $15 holidays. Lockers and umbrellas are available to rent for a small fee.
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