Beach Information & Swimming

For swimming conditions call: 315-762-5582

Hours:
Opens Memorial Day Weekend (weekends only) until June 26th – 10am – 7pm
Monday – Friday 10:00am – 7:00pm until labor day.

Lifeguards must be on duty for swimming in the swim area

Restrictions:

  • No open containers containing alcoholic beverages are permitted in any public place with the exception of the grassy picnic area behind the fence.

  • No Dogs on beach – Leashed dogs are welcomed in our grassy parks, with the exception of the picnic area,  please be sure to clean up after your dog.

  • Lifeguards must be on duty for swimming in the swim area

Facilities:

  • Bath House
  • Carello’s Corner
    (Green Building Next to Cinderella’s – Full Parking Lot with a Bath House)
Contact

Village Clerk-Treasurer
Wanda E Durant
808 Marina Dr.
PO Box 508
Sylvan Beach, NY 13157

315-762-4844
315-762-4047

FAQ's About Sylvan Beach and Oneida Lake

No, dogs are not allowed on Sylvan Beach.

No, you are not allowed to grill on the beach but you may use the park’s pre setup grills. These are just across from the amusement park.

There are parking meters in public parking. During some events there is free parking. Such as Bikes on the Beach and other events.
Click here for more Parking Information 

For swimming conditions call: 315-762-5582

Hours:
Opens Memorial Day Weekend (weekends only) until June 26th – 10am – 7pm
Monday – Friday 10:00am – 7:00pm until labor day.

Lifeguards must be on duty for swimming in the swim area

Lifeguards are on duty for swimming in the swim area.

Yes, there is a bathhouse at the lakefront park which has restrooms.

You can also find restrooms and a bathhouse at Carello’s Corner.
(Green Building Next to Cinderella’s – Full Parking Lot with a Bath House)

Open containers are not allowed in public in the Village of Sylvan Beach.

You are not allowed to bring your boat onto the beach but there are public docking areas in the mouth of the canal.

For Oneida Lake Boating Information click here.

For a list of marinas click here.

You have landed on SylvanBeachny.com which is an excellent source for information on Sylvan Beach events, to do’s, shopping, dining, camping and much more.

For regular events and updates follow us and like us on facebook!

There are a few golf courses to select from. Discover more about Golfing Sylvan Beach here.

You may hold weddings on Sylvan Beach. It is recommended to contact the village board for large ceremonies.

For more information click here.

No, abiding by New York State policy all consumer fireworks are banned in New York.

For all emergencies begin by calling 911 for storage of local authorities and emergency personal view below.

  • Police Department – Madison County Sheriff’s Department- (315) 366-2318
  • Fire Department & Ambulance- (315) 762-5500
  • Hospital (Oneida Healthcare)-(315) 363-4651

While fishing off of the lake front park is recommended you may fish on the beach. Sylvan Beach has a large sandbar area so fishing directly off the beach would not be ideal.

For more information about fishing at Sylvan Beach click here.

Metal detecting is allowed, and there are no current regulations.

Yes – with some restrictions. Please contact our Event Coordinator Christine Clements at 315-440-5332 or .
Download our vendor form.

We invite you to contact us!

Sylvan Beach Tourism

1208 Main Street
Sylvan Beach, NY 13157

Phone: 1-866-795-2322
Email: info@sylvanbeachny.com

Beach Parking Information

Village of Sylvan Beach Parking Program

Paid parking is in effect May 15th to Sept 15th

The parking meters are pay and display and there are 18 machines throughout the village, as well as signage to direct you to a pay and display meter.  The procedure is to obtain a parking receipt and display it in your vehicle on the dashboard where it can be clearly visible.

Paid Parking Hours

Monday through Sunday
9 am – 9 pm

Paid Parking Cost

Sunset Parking Lot
25¢ = 20 minutes
$1.00 = 1 hour
$8.00 = all day (24 hours) Monday – Friday
$10.00 = all day (24 hours) Saturday – Sunday

Carello’s Corner Parking Lot
25¢ = 20 minutes
$1.00 = 1 hour
$8.00 = all day (24 hours) Monday-Friday
$10.00 = all day (24 hours) Saturday – Sunday

Street parking
25¢ = 20 minutes
$.75 = 1 hour
$5.00 = all day (24 hrs)

  • The pay & display machines accept coins, $1 and $5 bills.
  • Please use exact amount you want to pay. The machines do not produce change
  • Please be advised the paid parking applies to all public parking spaces, and not to business owned parking lots/spaces.

Public parking is available along Main Street, Spencer Ave, Canal Street, and Park Avenue. There are two municipal parking lots available. The lakefront parking lot and bathhouse are located just west of the amusement park along the lake. Carello’s corner parking lot and public restrooms are located at the corner of Main Street and Lakehurst/Vienna rd (at the traffic light).

Handicapped Parking

In order to accommodate our physically challenged patrons there is a 3 hr maximum grace period. There are designated handicapped spaces throughout the village, however any public parking space may be used with the authorized handicapped tag clearly displayed. After 3 hours, paid parking is required in accordance with the rates above.

We appreciate your cooperation, as our parking funds support many vital services that are required to make your visit pleasant and enjoyable.

Parking Permits

Village residents who own their home (year round and seasonal) in the village may obtain a free parking permit that allows you to park in any legal parking space in the downtown area. Any additional permits can be purchased at $25.00. Parking permits may be obtained at the village hall.

Parking tags will not be issued to another individual for you. You will be required to show proof of residency to obtain a parking tag. Identification showing a post office box in the village of sylvan beach is not sufficient proof of residency. You must show something that identifies your street address (example: utility bill).

  • Owning property that you do not reside at or owning vacant land in the village does not qualify as residency.
  • Non-village residents may purchase a parking permit to park in any legal village public parking space in the downtown area for $25.00 for the season.
  • Tickets will be issued if not displayed or renewed.