County Parks Beaches Open This Weekend

Friday, May 24, 2024

Another summer is upon us and with that Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon and Parks Commissioner Brian Kelley have announced the Onondaga County Parks beaches will be opening for the 2024 season tomorrow, Saturday, May 25.

The beaches, located at Jamesville Beach Park on Apulia Road in Jamesville and Oneida Shores Park on Bartel Road in Brewerton, will be open Saturdays, Sundays, and Memorial Day, from 11:00am-6:00pm through Sunday, June 16 and will be open daily beginning Monday, June 17 through Sunday, August 18. Once open for the full season, the beach hours will be 12:00pm-6:00pm, Monday-Thursday and 11:00am-6:00pm, Friday-Sunday & Holidays.

Each beach offers a sandy, safe environment with lifeguards on duty, picnic areas and playgrounds for the kids. The parks also offer shelters for large groups to reserve in advance.

Admission is $7 per vehicle daily. Season passes, valid at both beaches, are available to purchase online, $50 per vehicle for county residents; $100 per vehicle for non-residents; $21 per vehicle for seniors, 62 & up, both residents & non-residents.

In addition to the beaches, Onondaga County Parks boat launches are now open for business. The launches located at Oneida Shores Park and Onondaga Lake Park in Liverpool are $10 per launch or $100 per season, the season pass is valid at both launches.

For more information, or to purchase a season pass, visit or call (315) 451-7275.




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