Beach Rules

COVID-19 UPDATE  (May 8, 2020)

The City of Margate has restricted the use of the beach to foot traffic only. Walking and running will be allowed as long as social distancing guidelines are followed.

Kayaking and surfing are allowed only at specific beaches. Contact Beach Patrol Headquarters for those locations.

Hobie Cat sailing is allowed by permit only.

Animals are not permitted on the Beach as per the Margate City Code Chapter 75-6Q.

Beach Badges are required for everyone 12 and older when on the beaches during the season, which runs from the 3rd week in June through Labor Day. The badges should be conspicuous and available upon request by a Beach Badge Inspector. The Badge requirement is hereby suspended on Thursdays throughout the summer as part of the *Thrilling Thursdays* event sponsored by the Margate Business Association.

Badges are sold beginning April 1st at the Martin Bloom Community Pavilion at Huntington & the Beach from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday and The Municipal Building, 9001 Winchester Avenue (corner of Union & Winchester) during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.