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Westchester County Beaches to Open Memorial Day Weekend, WC Pools to Open on Friday, June 24th

 Put on your bathing suits and grab your SPF as beach season arrives in Westchester County Memorial Day Weekend! Croton Point Beach in Croton-on-Hudson and Glen Island Beach in New Rochelle are scheduled to open on a pre-season basis beginning Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, May 28, 29 and 30.

After Memorial Day, the two beaches will remain open weekends only, through Sunday, June 26, when the full summer schedule begins as the four County-owned pools open Friday, June 24. County pools are located at Saxon Woods Park in White Plains, Sprain Ridge Park and Tibbetts Brook Park in Yonkers and Willson’s Woods Park in Mount Vernon.

Glen Island and all four pools will be open daily through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. Due to ongoing capital projects, Croton Point Beach will be open weekends only for the season, with the exception of Mondays July 4 and Sept. 5. Hours for all facilities during the season are 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; last entry at 6 p.m.

Commissioner of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation Kathy O’Connor said, “Our pools and beaches are the perfect destination to spend summer days. I’m excited for the season to kick-off and welcome residents back!”

Westchester County residency is required at Glen Island Park and all pools. Proof of residency must be shown with either a Westchester County Park Pass or a New York State driver’s license showing a valid Westchester County address. Admission fees apply at all of the beach and pool facilities and parking fees apply at Tibbetts Brook Park, Croton Point and Glen Island. Park Passes also offer discounted admission and parking and are available at a variety of locations. Go to parks.westchestergov.com for more information.

There’s even more fun-in-the-sun to be had at our pools and beaches this season as Family Fun Days and DJ Days return along with the Sand Art Contest at Glen Island. Full schedule is available here. Participation is free; admission and parking rules apply.

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