FRAMINGHAM – It’s June, so time for the City of Framingham’s beaches to open.
The City of Framingham operates three public beaches. They are Learneds Pond, Saxonville Beach, and Lake Waushakum.
The beaches will open on Thursday, June 20 and close for the season on August 15.
Beaches are open Sundays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
However, a beach tag is required for use.
Tags can also be purchased online or at the Framingham Parks & Recreation office on Union Avenue at Bowditch Field.
Tags must be shown to the gate attended to enter the beach.
One-day passes will be sold at each beach gate.
Framingham Parks & Recreation reserves the right to revoke a beach tag for not adhering to the rules of the beach.
There is no refunds for lost beach tags.
Beach tag fees:
- $15 per resident or $40 per family (maximum 6 people)
- $30 per non-resident and $70 per non-resident family (maximum 6 people)
UPDATED: A FAMILY consists of no more than 2 adults and children who are related directly by birth, marriage, or adoption AND are living and functioning as a single household at a single address – extended family members are excluded. Maximum of 6 people. Children are considered 18 years and under, according to the City. The Department reserves the right to limit the amount of passes distributed according to the definition of family used above.
Beach tags go on sale June 10.
The City of Framingham has lifeguards at each of the three beaches.
If you don’t purchase a beach tag, the cost to visit the beach is $3 per person per day for residents and $6 for non residents.