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Nickerson Beach Updates

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Nassau County’s Nickerson Beach in Lido is open from 9am to dusk. No lifeguards are on duty and swimming is prohibited.
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Updates on County Parks, Recreation and Museums
All Nassau County parks and preserves, including golf courses and driving ranges are OPEN, as are tennis, paddle-ball and handball courts, bocce ball and lawn bowling facilities.

Also OPEN are playgrounds, dog parks, rifle range and RV campgrounds at Battle Row. You can apply for picnic permits and Leisure Passes at the administration building located in each park.  Based on the New York State guidelines, gatherings of 50 or less are permitted for picnics.  Usage of park facilities are subject to changes and cancellations based on New York State directives.

  • Baseball and Softball fields throughout County Parks are open
  • Basketball courts throughout County Parks – Please follow NY State guidance posted on all courts. 
  • Nine-hole golf courses at Bay Park, Morley, N. Woodmere, Cantiague Parks are open. Call course for operating days and times
  • All athletic league fields are open for play, except contact lacrosse, contact football and rugby.

Stay Safe and enjoy your Nassau County Parks!