Durand Eastman Beach

Durand Eastman Beach on Lake Ontario is part of Durand Eastman Park. 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).

The Beach is currently open for swimming, 12 noon to 6 p.m., seven days a week in the summer. During Cool Sweeps, the Beach will remain open for an extra hour, until 7 p.m.

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

Beach is closed for 2023 Season


Parking is free.


1342 Lakeshore Boulevard
Rochester NY, 14617

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 and Beach area B-D

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