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Mangano Announces Nickerson Beach Cabana Lottery

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that registration for the 2016 Nickerson Beach Park Cabana Lottery will begin on Monday, February 29th and will run through Monday, April 25th.

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Nickerson Beach provides the ocean, summer cabanas, pools and lots of activities for tots and teens at "Fun Zone."

Photo by: Office of the Nassau County Executive.

Nassau County, NY - February 3, 2016 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that registration for the 2016 Nickerson Beach Park Cabana Lottery will begin on Monday, February 29th and will run through Monday, April 25th. The cabana lottery drawing will take place at Nickerson Beach on Tuesday, April 26th at 10 a.m., any winners not present will be notified via telephone. The cabana fee for the 2016 summer season is $3,750.

“From cabanas to campgrounds and pools to playgrounds, Nickerson Beach is a great place to bring your family during the summer season,” said County Executive Mangano. “I invite residents to visit Nickerson Beach this summer and enjoy all the amenities it has to offer.”

To register, applicants must apply in person at the Nickerson Beach administration building on daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Applicants must pay a non-refundable $25 lottery fee and provide a valid driver’s license, an electric bill or current tax bill as additional proof of residency, and a Nassau County Leisure Pass, which can be purchased at the park for $25. Only one application may be submitted per family.

Nickerson Beach Park offers fun for the whole family. Photo from Office of the Nassau County Executive.

Nickerson Beach hosts 620 cabanas, including 122 new cabanas added for the 2016 season. Cabinettes and Lockers at Nickerson Beach are not subject to a lottery and the cabinette fee for the 2016 summer season is $795.

About Nickerson Beach Park
A 121-acre park, Nickerson Beach Park is located on Lido Boulevard in the village of Lido Beach. In addition to the beautiful beach and the three-quarter-mile-long shoreline, Nickerson Beach offers cabanas, a campground, pools, athletic fields, Pitch and Putt on the Dunes, beach volleyball, a dog run, a concession, and the popular “Fun Zone.” A seamless family-focused recreational site, the Fun Zone incorporates a skate park, colorful basketball courts with fiberglass backboards, and a state-of-the-art playground with special attractions such as climbing apparatus and puzzles. For more information, please call (516) 571-7700 or visit the website.