Beach & Pond Information

Resident Beach & Pond Stickers

Resident Beach / Pond and Long Beach 4x4 stickers are valid for the calendar year and expire on December 31 of each year.

If a sticker is removed, a replacement sticker is available for a fee. The eligible person must bring the sticker to the Collector’s Office in Town Hall, or a piece of the sticker large enough to identify the vehicle, to be eligible for replacement. Full price is charged if the sticker is not returned.

Online Purchases

Resident Beach / Pond and Long Beach 4x4 Stickers are available to be purchased online, via City Hall Systems.

In-Person Purchases

In-person sticker sales will begin in mid-May, hours are to be determined.

Mail-In Purchases

Mail-In applications will be accepted. Please note that mail-in applications may take longer to process.

Operations Information

The Plymouth Recreation Department is responsible for operating five waterfront areas including two ocean beaches and three ponds; Plymouth Beach, White Horse Beach, Fresh Pond, Morton Park, and Hedges Pond. The Department of Marine and Environmental Affairs is responsible for operating Long Beach and the 4x4 Crossover.

Beach & Pond Bylaws and Regulations

  • No alcohol on any beaches or ponds. 
  • No glass containers.
  • No loud music.
  • Dogs must be on a 6-foot leash (or less) and under control at all times.
  • No open fires.
  • No boats within 150 feet of a swimmer.
  • No jet skis on Morton, Fresh, or Hedges Pond.
  • No fishing in designated swimming areas during hours of operation.
  • All personal flotation devices must meet Coast Guard approval.
  • Lifeguards have the final say in rule enforcement.
  • Drones and kites are not allowed on beaches from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
  • No charcoal grills are allowed at any beach or pond. 

Shark Alert Information

  • Red Flag: confirmed sighting, beaches closed to swimming
  • Yellow Flag: unconfirmed sighting, swim with caution