Great Kills Park
Cedar Grove Beach
Coronavirus-Related Service Changes
City beaches are re-open for swimming as of July 1. Please remember to only swim when lifeguards are on duty (10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m). Swimming is prohibited at all other times. Please make sure to wear a face covering, except while in the water, and to keep at least six feet of social distance between households.
Ebbitts Street and Cedar Grove Avenue
The city's newest beach is a converted oceanfront bungalow colony. This charming beach is smaller and somewhat more tranquil than its neighbors, Midland Beach and South Beach, and is popular with the area's families.
Directions and Parking
Free parking lot
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.
Summer beach hours: 10:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m.
This is an accessible beach. Beach mats are available for wheelchair access.
About NYC Public Beaches
NYC Parks maintains 14 miles of beaches. Beaches are open from Memorial Day weekend through September 8, 2019. 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 Quality Advisories or Closures - Visit the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s New York City Area Beaches page for water quality advisories or closures before you head to the beach.
Be WaterSafe - 10 Tips to Stay Water Safe in New York
Rip Currents - Safety tips and information provided by The National Weather Service regarding the dangers of rip currents.