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Bay Beach Admissions


Bay Beach - Resident, Commercial, and Parking Season Passes Now Available for the 2023 Season.

  • Resident Season Pass - are no longer available at the Leisureplex, but  starting Saturday May 20, Resident Season Passes will be available DAILY for purchase at Bay Beach- $10 per person.  
  • Day Pass - available Saturday, May 20th at Bay Beach entrance.
  • Commercial Season Pass - available now for purchase online (see below)

Resident Season Passes

Starting Saturday May 20th, Resident Season Passes can be purchased DAILY at Bay Beach entrance from 9:00am to 3:30pm. They are $10.00 each. Resident Season Passes are $10.00 each and are available to any taxpayer and all members of their immediate household. To help lower costs for families, children 12 years old and under can access the beach for free all season, whether a resident or just visiting. Proof of residency or property ownership (utility bill, tax bill, etc.) containing a Fort Erie address is required at the time of purchase, along with a form of photo ID such as a: driver's license, passport, health card, status card, or school card.

To purchase a Resident Season Pass please visit:

Day Passes

A Day Pass can be purchased at the Bay Beach main entrance for $5 each (cash, credit and/or debit) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Day pass fees are $10 per person on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, including holidays. Alternatively, beachgoers can purchase (credit or debit only) a Day Pass at a Bay Beach electronic terminal from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. or until beach capacity is reached. Children 12 years and under are free. Proof of residency is not required to access Bay Beach.

To purchase a Day Pass Beach Admission please visit:



Starting May 1st annually, paid parking will be enforced around the Crystal Beach area, so residents are encouraged to purchase an On-Street Parking Pass. On-Street Parking Season Passes are available for purchase online with two options: pick up at Town Hall, or home delivery. If you select mail delivery you can expect your passes from Canada Post in accordance with their delivery schedule. 

To purchase Bay Beach Parking Season Passes online please visit:

Commercial Season Passes

Commercial Season Passes are now available for $100 each. Patrons with a Commercial Season Pass can enter Bay Beach without paying any fees. Remember, each visitor needs their own pass to access the beach, except for those aged 12 and under, who can enter the beach for free. 

To purchase Commercial Season Passes online please visit:

Local accommodation operators/owners may:

a) Pick up the Passes at Town Hall (1 Municipal Centre Drive) anytime between 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday, save and except holidays. You can bring either a printed copy of the receipt (e-mailed) or your smartphone with the e-mail on it along with photo ID for you or the person you have designated to collect the pass(es). Please contact Town Hall via phone at 905-871-1600 prior to pick-up to ensure your order is ready. 

b) Receive the Passes via Mail - Passes will be sent via Canada Post.  Please be aware that the Town will not be held responsible for delayed, lost or damaged items and we will not be in a position to reissue passes for any such reasons. 

Hours of Operation

Bay Beach hours of operation are Monday to Sunday (including holidays) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. All Town beaches are closed from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily. Public access to the beach is permitted outside hours of operation unless the park is closed.

Bay Beach is located at 4155 Erie Road, Fort Erie