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 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.
Music must be played at a minimal volume as not to disturb lifeguards or other patrons at the beach.
Lifeguards reserve the right to have any patron lower their music.
No pets are allowed per order of the Health Department.
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 outside grills allowed. Grilling is ONLY permitted in the grills provided.
No regular diapers in the water. Only Swim Diapers are allowed.
The Recreation Department highly recommends the use of water shoes.
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.
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!
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