Fenwick Island, Delaware, Beach Rules & Regulations

  • No fishing, launching or beaching of a non-motorized vessel from the beach is allowed while lifeguards are on duty, except as permitted by the Fenwick Island Beach Patrol Captain.
  • Non-emergency and non-authorized vehicles are not allowed on the beach.
  • Swim at your own risk. Lifeguard services are provided by the Town from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm most days from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Please obey lifeguard instructions.
  • No alcoholic beverages are permitted on the beach May 15 through September 15.
  • Glass containers are prohibited on the beach at all times.
  • Please keep off the dunes; they protect us from damaging winds and water.
  • Dogs are not allowed on the beach May 1 through September 30.
  • Sleeping on public beaches is not allowed between 12:00 midnight and 8:00 am local time.