2024 Lifeguard Tryouts will be held at 8:00 am on March 23rd and April 13th.  

Interested individuals contact Captain Joe Donnelly.

2024 Bethany Beach Patrol Recruiting Flyer

Congratulations to Liam Regan, 2023 Bethany Beach Patrol Lifeguard of the Year.

The 2023 Lifeguard Awards were held by the Bethany Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce on Monday, August 15th.  Captain Joe Donnelly presented Liam Regan with the Bethany Beach Patrol award for Lifeguard of the Year.  Matt Farlow spoke as the Sussex County Life Saving Association President. 

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Captain Joe Donnelly was Grand Marshal for the 2023 Fourth of July parade.

Pictured here with Vice Mayor Lew Killmer.


The beach has lots to offer for entertainment and recreation.

Take a walk on the boardwalk, relax by the water, or surf during allotted times.

These activities and more make for a great time at the beach with family and friends.

Umbrellas at the Beach

Playing at the Beach

Crowds at the Beach

Beach Replenishment

Beach Replenishment

Learn about the beach replenishment project.
Beach Replenishment 

Beach and Boardwalk Regulations

Before you go to the beach, check out the rules.
Beach and Boardwalk Regulations

Bonfires on the Beach

For 2023, bonfires will take place on Fridays in October from 6-8 pm on the beach off Campbell Place. Marshmallows, roasting sticks, and glow bracelets will be provided while supplies last.

Movies on the Beach and Bandstand

Movies on the Beach are shown Mondays at dusk on the beach off Garfield Parkway, June through August.  They move to the Bandstand in September.
 Movies on the Beach

All events are subject to weather and COVID-19 cancellations.

Surfer at the Beach