With warm temperatures expected this Memorial Day weekend, many residents and visitors are heading for the beach, but it's important to remember that not all beaches in the East Hampton area have lifeguards or are open yet for the season.
Five bathing beaches in the Town of East Hampton will have lifeguards posted starting Memorial Day weekend, according to John Rooney, the head of the . They are and beaches in Amagansett, and (Nick's) in Montauk, and in Springs.
Those beaches will continue to have lifeguards on weekends until June 18, when they will be fully-staffed during the week. Also starting then, in Montauk and in Springs will have lifeguards, as well.
Little Albert's Landing and in Amagansett, in Montauk, and in Wainscott are unprotected beaches.
Town parking permits are required and available at the town clerk's office. Non-resident vehicle permit cost $375.
Non-resident daily fees for parking at Atlantic Avenue Beach, Monday through Friday, are $20. Kirk Park offers free non-resident daily parking Monday through Friday. Non-residents can't park at either spot on weekends or holidays.
In East Hampton Village, , and will be open with lifeguards every weekend starting Memorial Day. Come June 22, they will be open daily, according to village administrator Larry Cantwell.
, lifeguards are being moved to Wyborg's and swimming is prohibited. 's bathrooms will remain open.
Village parking permits are required at all village beaches, except at Main Beach and Two Mile Hollow, where daily parking is available for those without a permit. The cost is $25 per day, but on weekends and holidays it's limited to the first 25 cars.
also drops off and picks-up from Main Beach. Parking is available in the . Hamptons Free Ride is .