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Rye Beaches & Kayaking

Rye Beaches

May 28 @ 9:00 am - September 5 @ 6:00 pm

Rye Playland
1 Playland Pkwy
Rye, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly


Swim in the calm Long Island Sound at two adjacent white sand beaches.

Stroll the quarter-mile boardwalk at Playland Beach, next to an old-time amusement park.

Beach is open 11 am to 6:30 pm; parking $10/car, beach $4/ages 12+, $3/ages 5–11. Play mini-golf for $5/person.

Oakland Beach, run by the town of Rye, is open to non-residents Monday-Thursday 9 am- 6 pm, Friday-Sunday after 12 pm. Adjacent to a large green park with shady paths. Kayak & SUP rentals available.

Parking $5–$20/car, beach $10–$20/ages 16+.

Take a short walk to the Read Wildlife Sanctuary with gardens and a butterflies.

Lifeguards on duty. Bathrooms available.

🌭 Concessions available by the beach Eat pizza, salads, burgers and more on a patio or indoors on at The Barley Beach House.

Rye Playland

This charming beach-side amusement park, in operation since 1928, has lots of cute rides for little ones and a few roller coasters for those taller and more daring including the historic wooden dragon coaster.

* Small enough that it can all be done in one day. Colorful, creative decor include giant toy soldiers and fireman…

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Creative Community Fridays

Join Katonah Museum for creative fun the 3rd Friday of the month.

At 9:30 am, join a baby-friendly, interactive stroller tour of the exhibitions (parents and caregivers with babies 0-18 months).

At 10:30 am, spark the imagination of children ages 2-5 during Artful Families, featuring Museum games, story time, and art-making activities.

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Civil War Soldier Experience

Join Battery “B” First Rhode Island Light Artillery for fun, educational activities, demonstrations and the firing a real civil war cannon. Witness living history while learning about the life of civil war soldiers and their families.

Bring water, snacks, bug spray, sunscreen, and wear comfortable clothing for outside activities.

Two hour sessions start at 10…

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