July 21, 2012

Beaches Closed to Bathing

Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health has closed the following 18 beaches to bathing as a precautionary measure, effective today, July 21, 2012. Storm water runoff can have a negative impact by elevating bacterial levels and affecting bathing water quality.

14 Nassau County North Shore Beaches

  1. Centre Island Sound
  2. Creek Club
  3. Lattingtown Beach
  4. Laurel Hollow Beach
  5. Morgan Sound
  6. North Hempstead Beach Park
  7. Piping Rock Beach Club
  8. Prybil Beach
  9. Ransom Beach
  10. Roosevelt Beach
  11. Sea Cliff Village Beach
  12. Soundside Beach
  13. Stehli Beach
  14. Tappen Beach


4 Nassau County South Shore Beaches:

  1. Hewlett Point Beach
  2. Island Park Beach
  3. Merrick Estates Civic Association
  4. Philip Healey Beach

In addition, Biltmore Beach Club in Massapequa has been closed due to elevated bacterial levels.

To speak with a Health Department representative, weekdays, 9:00 A.M. – 4:45 P.M., call 516-227-9717.
For up-to-date recorded information on beach closings and openings, call 516-227-9700.