Massachusetts Re-Opens Beaches May 25 With Restrictions

BOSTON – Massachusetts will re-open its beaches on Monday, May 25.

The Baker-Polito administration announced on Monday, May 18, that the state would re-open its beaches on Memorial day.

But there are some rules, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Social distancing rules are still in place. If not a family member, you must be 6 feet away from others.

Face coverings are still required at the beach, if you can not social distance.

Masks do not need to be worn while swimming.

Gatherings at the beach still need to be 10 or less.

Along with maintaining a social distance of at least six feet from others, visitors should maintain at least 12 feet of distance between towel/beach blanket areas, according to the state guidelines.

Organized ball games are not allowed.

According to the report that includes volleyball, Kan Jam, soccer, etc.

Indoor showers and changing rooms will not be open on May 25 at state beaches. The state report makes no mention of outdoor showers.

Restrooms will not be available on May 25 or during phase 1.

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