- Parks and Recreation
- Narragansett Town Beach
Narragansett Town Beach
** No lifeguards on duty as of September 6, 2022 **
Opens for the season May 27, 2023
Narragansett Town Beach is a classic New England Saltwater Coastal Beach front that offers some of the best, cleanest and accessible beach conditions for the residents and visitors in New England with attendance up to 5,000 patrons per day. Located in the center of town, the beach offers ample parking in the North, South, West and Cabana parking areas along with food, restrooms, first-aid office, surfing area and a beautiful sandy beachfront. The total beach acreage is approximately 19 acres.
The sales office will be open for in-person sales starting Saturday, April 29, 2023 from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm seven days a week, through Labor Day. The office now accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express for seasonal beach and parking passes.
2023 Beach Facility lessee paperwork will be mailed January 27th, 2023 for Cabana, North Pavilion Changing Rooms, and South Pavilion Lockers with payment due no later than March 1st, 2023.
Purchase of a seasonal parking pass or seasonal beach/admission pass does not guarantee a parking space or admission on any given beach day.
Hours & Days of Operation for the Beach
The Town Beach opens Memorial Day weekend beginning Saturday May 27th thru Monday May 29th, 2023. The Town Beach will be closed from Tuesday, May 30th thru Friday, June 2nd (no staff or Lifeguards will be on duty as staff is still in school).
The beach will open full-time and charging 7 days a week for the season on Saturday June 3rd thru Monday September 4th Labor Day.
The hours of operation are 8:30 AM through 5:00 PM Monday through Friday and 7:30 AM through 5:00 PM Weekends and Holidays (lifeguards will be on duty until 6 PM), unless otherwise noted by beach management, due to weather or other conditions. Restrooms only will be available until 7:00 PM.
When the beach is closed there are no facilities available.
Port-o-johns will be in place in the North Lot for the months of April and May. Port-o-johns will be in the South Lot for the month of April. The South Pavilion restrooms will be available beginning in May. After Labor Day through the month of October Port-o-johns will be available in all lots weather permitting, for your convenience.
Daily admission is $12 per person per day and is not transferable. Daily Admission is available to resident/taxpayers and nonresidents (payment by Cash or Credit Card) Children 11 and under are free. ATM machines are available at both the South and North Pavilions of the Beach.
Seasonal passes are in the form of a Photo ID or Transferable Id's
Every person purchasing a beach pass is required to have their picture taken if not in the system. Seasonal beach passes are available to residents/taxpayers ONLY in person when the sales office reopens on April 29th. Seasonal beach passes are not transferable. Please view our policy page for resident/taxpayer qualifications.
|Adults 18-61 Years of age||$25|
|Adults 12-17 Years of age||$10|
|Senior 62 Years of age and older||Free|
|Seasonal Parking Pass for Resident/Taxpayer||$50|
|Resident Transferable Beach Pass||$100|
|Commercial Transferable Beach Pass (Taxpayers w/rental properties||$200|
|Members of the Narragansett Indian Tribe||Free|
|Narragansett Resident Disabled Veteran||Free|
|Narragansett Resident Active Duty Military||Free|
A 2023 Narragansett Town Beach Parking Pass or Cabana Hangtag (for the Cabana lot) is required for parking. Beach parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis in the South, North and Cabana Lots.
Purchase of a seasonal parking pass and or seasonal admission pass does not guarantee a parking space on any given beach day.
Seasonal parking passes for the Town beach are available to Narragansett residents/taxpayers only. Please view our policy page for qualifications (seasonal passes are not available to nonresidents). Seasonal parking passes are $50 per sticker with a photo ID and vehicle registration required as well as confirmation of resident/taxpayer status as per the beach policies at the time of purchase. These passes will be available for purchase when the sales office opens in the South Pavilion on April 29, 2023. As a reminder, Seasonal parking passes are not transferable and vehicle MUST be present.
Daily parking at the Town Beach is available for residents and nonresidents however nonresidents are required to park in the West Lot. Parking fees are $10.00 per vehicle Monday through Friday and $15.00 per vehicle on weekends and holidays (Cash and Credit Card accepted). Beach parking is available on a first come, first serve basis. The West Lot, for nonresident parking, is located across the street from the South Pavilion which is located at 39 Boston Neck Rd.
Beach Parking Lots
1. South Lot, Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays Open for resident/taxpayers only 7:30 am to 5:00 pm with valid seasonal parking pass.
2. South Lot Weekdays Open for resident/taxpayers only 8:30 am to 5:00 pm with valid seasonal parking pass.
3. North Lot Saturday, Sundays and Holidays Open for resident/taxpayers only 7:30 am to 5:00 pm with valid seasonal parking pass.
4. North Lot Weekday Open for resident/taxpayers only 8:30 am to 5:00 pm with valid seasonal parking pass.
5. Cabana Lot Saturday, Sunday and Holidays Open for Cabana lessees only 7:30 am to 5:00 pm with valid cabana hangtag.
6. Cabana Lot Weekdays Open for Cabana lessees only 8:30 am to 5:00 pm with valid Cabana Hangtag.
7. West Lot Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays $15.00 Open for nonresident-residents parking from 7:30 am to 5:00 for paid parking.
8. West Lot Weekdays $10.00 Open for nonresidents-residents 8:30 am to 5:00 for paid parking.
A 2023 Narragansett Town Beach Parking Pass or Cabana Hangtag is required for parking. Beach parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis in the South, North and Cabana Lots.
Seasonal parking passes for the Town Beach are available to Narragansett resident/taxpayers only. Please view our policy page for qualifications especially if you have a 12-month lease (seasonal passes are not available to nonresidents). Seasonal parking passes are $50 per sticker with a photo ID and vehicle registration provided and confirmation of residency and or taxpayer status as per the beach policies at the time of purchase. These passes will be available for purchase when the sales office reopens on April 29, 2023. As a reminder, Seasonal parking passes are not transferable and the vehicle MUST be present.
Reminder: The purchase of a seasonal parking pass does not guarantee a parking space on any given beach day.
ADA Surf Chairs
The Town Beach presently offers Seven (7) ADA surf chairs at no charge to our patrons on a first come first serve basis. Four chairs are located at the South Pavilion and three located at the North Pavilion. Patrons must present a driver's license or picture Id and cell phone number along with someone to assist the patron to and from the parking lot to the beach location. Patrons using chairs must have their own assistance getting in and out of chairs and must provide the beach staff the location on the beach where they will be located. Chairs will be sanitized by beach staff after each use.
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