State Parks Extend Beach and Pool Closings through May 31

All beaches and pools within New York State Parks will remain closed through May 31st, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

While pools and beaches in New York State’s Parks have been closed along with all nonessential businesses parks themselves have remained open for people that wish to walk, job or ride bikes in some places

A park spokesman was not immediately available to say whether lifeguards will be hired.

The Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh, annually a popular Memorial Day weekend event, was canceled by the state parks department last week.