Durand Eastman Beach

Durand Eastman Beach
Opens Daily on Friday July 8th , noon - 6 p.m. 
Closes September 5

Durand Eastman Beach on Lake Ontario hosted over 123,000 visits in 2021! 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

Lifeguards are on duty from noon till 6 p.m., Monday-Friday during the summer (Saturday's will be open if adequate staff is available)     (cool Sweep days hours are 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.)

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.

Animals must be leashed at all times.

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