The beach is closed until Summer 2013. Stay tuned to this page for opening dates and other information.
Durand Eastman Beach on Lake Ontario hosted almost 120,000 visits last summer! The beach, on Lakeshore Drive (map), is part of Durand Eastman Park, one of Rochester area's four-season natural gems. The beach boasts 5,000 feet of Lake Ontario waterfront; the Park also features steep wooded slopes, valleys, scenic vistas, small lakes, spring flowering trees and wildlife including swans, turkeys, and fox; and spectacular fall foliage colors.
Swimming is supervised by beach guards in its designated area (Lot A). All staff are trained in lifesaving, First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
Parking and Transportation
Parking is now FREE in Durand Beach parking lots A and B, from 8 am to 8 pm.
Use the Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority's Google Trip Planner to get a bus to the Beach
Never swim alone.
No beach balls or flotation devices.
Never use drugs or alcohol when swimming.
Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Grills, fires, and glass containers are not allowed on the beach.
Animals must be leashed at all times.
For more information, call 428-7888 or 509-8543.
Download a Summer 2012 guide for all City recreation and community centers