WWII Memorial Beach


Memorial Beach

The World War II Memorial Beach

Opens: June 13, 2022

 Public Swimming Hours: 11am-6:45pm (7 Days a Week / Parking Lots open 10:30am)

(Bathrooms close at 6:30pm / Parking Lot 7pm)

 Please Note: Beach will be closed the week of August 29th-September 2nd. Beach will reopen for Labor Day Weekend (Sat-Mon: 11:30am-5:45pm)

Labor Day Weekend Hours: Bathrooms close at 5:30pm / Parking Lot 6pm. Last day for Public Swimming will be Monday, September 5th

The water at the beach is tested weekly.

Free to Marlborough Residents

(Must show driver's license / car registration for admittance to parking lot)

Handicap Parking: Access to the handicap parking lot will be granted after checking in with the parking attendant to show residency status / handicap placard

Non-Residents are subject to $20 daily parking fee

Memorial Beach Rules and Regulations

No outside grills allowed. Grilling is ONLY permitted in the grills provided

No Amplified Music. No Bluetooth Speakers

No pets are allowed per order of the Health Department

No Alcohol, Tobacco products, or Drugs are allowed anywhere on public property

No glass bottles are permitted on the beach or in the water

Tents are ONLY permitted in the grilling area

All Swimming Aids must be Coastguard Certified

Swimming masks that cover the nose are prohibited along with snorkels, fins, and inflatable toys.  Goggles are allowed.

No Boat Drop Off is allowed at Memorial Beach

Kayaks are not to be launched or used to access Memorial Beach

No picking up or dropping off swimmers in the Handicap Parking Lot

Swimming is only allowed in the roped off area

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult

No regular diapers in the water. Only Swim Diapers are allowed

The Recreation Department highly recommends the use of water shoes

Group Policy:

Groups of 10 or more must have prior permission from the Marlborough Recreation Department at least two weeks before visiting Memorial Beach and the city wading pools. You must be a Marlborough Organization. Fees may be applied for additional lifeguards.

Lifeguards Signals:

1 Whistle:  Stop what you are doing, look at the Lifeguard, and follow his/her directions.

Repeated long blasts or one air horn blast:  Clear the water!

Please Note:

It is the responsibility of the Lifeguards to protect the patrons of Memorial Beach. The Lifeguard has the authority to eject anyone who is uncooperative.

For Map and Directions to Memorial Beach Click Here