Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that registration for the 2014 Nickerson Beach Park Cabana lottery will begin tomorrow, Friday, February 28th and will run through Friday, April 25th. The cabana lottery drawing will take place on Tuesday, April 29th at 10:00 a.m., with the winners notified via telephone. The cabana fee for the 2014 summer season is $3,400.00.
To register, applicants must apply in person at the Nickerson Beach administration building on daily from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Applicants must pay a non-refundable $25 lottery fee and provide a valid driver’s license, an electric bill or current tax bill as additional proof of residency, and a Nassau County Leisure Pass, which can be purchased at the park for $25. Only one application may be submitted per family.
Cabinettes and Lockers at Nickerson Beach are not subject to a lottery and will go on sale beginning Tuesday, March 4th. The cabinette fee for the 2014 summer season is $765.00.
The cabanas will be open on weekends only beginning Friday, May 23rd through Friday, June 13th from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Beginning Saturday, June 14th through Sunday, September 7th the cabanas will be open from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
Repairs and improvements that have been made at Nickerson Beach since the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy include: the repair of the pool, hot water heaters and damaged sidewalks, new mobi mats to replace the old wooden walkways, cabanas have been painted, new artwork has been put up to differentiate each row of cabanas, and a new concession has been constructed.
About Nickerson Beach Park
A 121-acre park, Nickerson Beach Park is located on Lido Boulevard in the village of Lido Beach. In addition to the beautiful beach and the three-quarter-mile-long shoreline, Nickerson Beach offers cabanas, a campground, pools, athletic fields, beach volleyball, a dog run, a concession, and the popular “Fun Zone.” A seamless family-focused recreational site, the Fun Zone incorporates a skate park, colorful basketball courts with fiberglass backboards, and a state-of-the-art playground with special attractions such as climbing apparatus and puzzles.
For more information, please call: (516) 571-7700 or visit the website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.