Culture & Recreation >> Waterfront Parks and Beaches

Bay Beach


COVID-19 UPDATE | Bay Beach (also known as Crystal Beach) is closed to anyone without a Fort Erie resident season pass. Fort Erie resident season passes for Bay Beach in 2020 are available to Fort Erie residents, Fort Erie taxpayers and Fort Erie short-term rental operators only. 

BAY BEACH (ALSO KNOWN AS CRYSTAL BEACH)
Bay Beach has a vast sandy area with clear water where locals and visitors can enjoy a relaxing day at the beach. Bay Beach has undergone extensive renovations to provide an accessible and modern beach facility for the enjoyment of locals and visitors alike. New park features include: 

  • state-of-the-art washroom facility (complete with lockers, change rooms, foot wash showers, and a water bottle filling station)
  • new playground donated by the Ridgeway Lions Club
  • pavilion
  • festival square for community events 
  • accessible ramp down to the beach
  • beach mats to provide access to the water’s edge
  • viewing deck that extends over the beach

BEACH ADMISSION
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HOURS OF OPERATION & MAP
PARKING
RESIDENT SEASON PASSES
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