2008-06-19 / About Town

Mackerel Cove beach officially open

Mackerel Cove waters have been reopened to swimmers. The beach officially opens with lifeguards this Saturday, June 21.

Resident beach stickers are on sale Monday through Friday at the Recreation Center, 41 Conanicus Ave., between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon. Stickers are also available at Mackerel Cove and Fort Getty.

The cost of each sticker is $15 and it provides seasonal parking at Mackerel Cove Beach, Jamestown Shores Beach, also called Head's Beach, and Fort Getty Park.

In order to purchase a sticker, one must be a resident of Jamestown or have proof of a 30 or more day lease. Proof of residency must be presented when obtaining a sticker.

A separate car registration must be presented for each sticker purchased. There will be no exceptions.

Beach stickers will also be sold at the beach when it opens on June 14.

For more information, call Andrea at 423-7211.

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