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Frequently Asked Questions About Sylvan Beach and Oneida Lake, NY
Q- Are dogs allowed on the beach?
A-No, dogs are not allowed on Sylvan Beach
Q-Are you allowed to barbecue on the beach? Or is there a place to do so?
A-No, you are not allowed to grill on the beach but you may use the park’s pre setup grills. These are just across from the amusement park.
Q-Is there a fee for parking? Where can you park?
A-There are parking meters in public parking. During some events there is free parking. Such as Bikes on the Beach and other events.
Q-What are the hours the beach open to the public?
A- You can access the beach at any time. On duty life guard hours are 11-a.m. to 7-p.m. 7 days a week, weather permitting.
Q- Is there a lifeguard on duty?
A-In the specified swimming areas.
Q-Are there public restrooms?
A-Yes, there is a bathhouse at the lake front park which has restrooms.
Q-Is alcohol allowed on the beach?
A-Open containers are not allowed in public in the Village of Sylvan Beach
Q- Where do I look for information about hotels and accommodations?
A-You have arrived! Click here for information.
Q- Is there local places to eat?
A-Sylvan Beach has a great variety! Click here for further information about dining.
Q-Are you allowed to beach your boat on Sylvan Beach?
A- You are not allowed to bring your boat onto the beach but there are public docking areas in the mouth of the canal. Also for a list of marinas click here.
Q-Where can I find more information about Sylvan Beach?
A-You have landed on SylvanBeachny.com which is an excellent source for information on Sylvan Beach events, to do’s, shopping, dining, camping and much more.
Q- Are there any golf courses near Sylvan Beach?
A- There are a few golf courses to select from. Discover more about Golfing Sylvan Beach here.
Q-Can you hold wedding ceremonies on the beach or in the park?
A-You may hold weddings on Sylvan Beach. It is recommended to contact the village board for large ceremonies. For more information visit here.
Q-Are fireworks allowed on the beach?
A-No, abiding by New York State policy all consumer fireworks are banned in New York.
Q-Where are the closest emergency departments contact information?
A- For all emergencies begin by calling 911 for storage of local authorities and emergency personal view below.
- Police Department – Madison County Sheriff’s Department- (315) 366-2318
- Fire Department & Ambulance- (315) 762-5500
- Hospital (Oneida Health Care)-(315) 363-4651
Q-Can you fish on the beach?
A- While fishing off of the lake front park is recommended you may fish on the beach. Sylvan Beach has a large sandbar area so fishing directly off the beach would not be ideal.
Q- Are there rules for metal detecting?
A-Metal detecting is allowed, and there are no current regulations.
Q- Can you vend on the Sylvan Beach?
A-With village approval you can become a vendor allowed on the public beach.
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