Bennett Beach open for Summer

ANGOLA, N.Y. (WIVB) — Bennett Beach in Angola is now open for the Summer.

The beach will be open from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. every day through Sept. 4.

Swimming will be allowed starting at 11 a.m., but only when a lifeguard is on duty.

Every day, the gates to the beach parking area will be locked at 7:30 p.m.

“Another great summer season is on the way at Bennett Beach, which is a beautiful spot and a fantastic way to spend a summer day,” Daniel J. Rizzo, Commissioner of the Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation & Forestry, said. “We ask all visitors to please respect the environment, each other, and the beach rules so that all may enjoy the beach, and we thank our partners from the Erie County Sheriff’s Office and the Town of Evans Police Department for their assistance in enforcing the beach and park rules.”

There is a list of things prohibited at the beach. They are the following:

  • alcohol or glass containers
  • smoking
  • fires or cooking on the beach
  • flotation devices such as lifejackets, floats, tubes, rafts, etc.
  • pets
  • loud music provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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