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No, Seasonal Beach Passes and Daily Passes can be paid for with cash or check only (please make checks payable to the Town of Middletown).
Please note: There is no ATM at the facility.
No Dogs Allowed on Beach, except:
Dogs must be leashed.
No, smoking is not permitted at Sachuest Beach and Third Beach.
Seasonal beach passes are priced as follows:
A Seasonal Beach Pass does not guarantee you a parking space, all parking is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Yes, the lots can reach capacity around 9 am on a weekend or a holiday but they can also fill up on hot, sunny weekdays as well. Plan ahead, get to the beach early.
Yes, we have a number of beach wheelchairs available, when pulling in the lot ask the gate attendant about borrowing one.
Yes, surfing is allowed from just west of path 8 and Lifeguard Tower 9 all the way to Purgatory Chasm. Rental equipment is available in the Surfer’s End parking lot.
At Second Beach, yes, but it is not allowed at Third Beach. Kite surfing is allowed on the east side of the beach, but due to the proximity to the nesting area of piping plovers there may be times when kiting is not allowed.
Kitesurfers are required to stay 100 feet from all swimmers and swim zones.
Congratulations on your engagement! We would love to discuss with you your plans to see if our beaches are a good fit for your plans, visit the Special Event Permits and Facility Use Reservations page for more information.
No, fires are not allowed on the beach. View a list of Beach Rules.
No, alcohol is not allowed on the beach. View a list of Beach Rules.
We provide fingerprinting for the following reasons:
DCYF, Childcare, and Daycare employment is $40 per background check but limited to Middletown Residents only. You must be a resident of Middletown, not employed in Middletown.
A Fingerprint Affidavit (PDF) must be completed and signed by the applicant and employer and presented at the time of fingerprint processing. This form can also be found on the DHS website.
Adoption and Foster Care are free of charge.
The cost for Massage Therapists, Firefighter Applications, Mental Health employment, Middletown School employment, and Medical marijuana caregiver applications is $40.
Securities and Licensing applications that require just a fingerprint card and no background check are $10 per card.
Yes, payment should be included with the application; payment information can be found on the forms.
The payment is nonrefundable.