Great Kills Park
Hylan Blvd., Old Mill Rd., Cedar Grove Ave. bet. Hopkins Ave. and New Dorp La.
Staten Island, 10306
Directions via Google Maps
New York City beach season has ended. Beaches re-open in 2013 on Memorial Day.
Parks maintains 14 miles of beaches, all of which are open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
During beach season, lifeguards are on duty daily, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Swimming is prohibited when lifeguards are not on duty and in closed sections. Closed sections are marked with signs and/or red flags.
Water & Sun Safety - The do's and don'ts of water safety
Rip Currents - Safety tips and information provided by The National Weather Service regarding the dangers of rip currents.
Cedar Grove BeachLocation: Ebbitts Street and Cedar Grove Avenue
Phone: (718) 351-6387
Accessible Notes: There is a beach mat available for wheelchair access.
BUS: S76, S86 to Oakwood Beach, stopping at Ebbitts Street and Cedar Grove Avenue
SUBWAY: Take the Staten Island Railway to the New Dorp station and transfer to the S76 bus to Oakwood Beach (see above)
PARKING: Free parking lot
Summer beach hours: 10:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m.
New York City beaches have closed for the season, and will reopen Memorial Day weekend.
Directions to Great Kills Park
Know Before You Go
Cedar Grove Beach
All NYC beaches will be open for swimming on Saturday, May 25. Due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, and the major rebuilding effort at our beaches, there may be multiple service changes at each beach. Visit our Beach Restoration page for more information on what to expect this summer.
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