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Mangano: Nickerson Beach To Open Full-Time For The Summer Season June 14th

Currently Open Weekends Only

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Lido Beach, NY - May 28, 2014 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Nickerson Beach Park - the only County-run Park located on the Atlantic Ocean – is currently open on the weekends and will open full-time for the summer season on Saturday, June 14th. Nickerson Beach will remain open seven days a week from sunrise to sunset over the summer.
 
“Come down to Nickerson Beach this summer and enjoy all that Nassau County has to offer,” said County Executive Ed Mangano. “From the beach and shoreline to the playground and basketball courts, Nickerson Beach offers Nassau families and opportunity for a Stay-cation every day this summer.”
 
A 121-acre park, Nickerson Beach is located on Lido Boulevard in the Village of Lido Beach. The park offers a beautiful three-quarter-mile-long shoreline and large beach as well as numerous attractions. These include the “Fun Zone,” a seamless family-focused recreational site that incorporates a skate park, colorful basketball courts with fiberglass backboards, and a state-of-the-art playground with special attractions such as a climbing apparatus and puzzles.
 
In addition, a nautical-themed playground, constructed last year by the West Cabana area, incorporates slides, a climbing apparatus and a ship with various interactive features. The park also features swimming pools, beach volleyball courts, picnic areas, cabanas, a campground, pools, athletic fields, a dog run, and a concession.
 
During the summer season, daily parking fees at Nickerson are $8 for Leisure Pass holders and $30 for non-Leisure Pass holders; seasonal passes are also available. For more information about Nickerson Beach, call: (516) 571-7700. For more information about the Parks Department, visit nassaucountyny.gov/parks or call: (516) 572-0200.