Durand Eastman Beach

Durand Eastman Beach
Swimming is currently closed and will open Summer 2023

Durand Eastman Beach on Lake Ontario hosted over 125,000 visits in 2022! 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).

Swimming Hours and Beach Closures


For daily beach conditions, call the Monroe County Beach Hotline at (585) 753-5887. The hotline is updated each morning.

Parking and Transportation

Parking is FREE

Use the Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority's Google Trip Planner to get a bus to the Beach


Essential Rules

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.

No Animals on Beach A (Swim Area) , all animals must be leashed at all times on trails.

For more information, call 585-428-6626 or 585-428-7888.