Below is the online application for Sharon Summer 2019 Beach Passes.
Passes may be purchased online by filling out and
submitting this online application on or after April 1, 2020 at 10:00 AM.
Please first answer whether you are a Sharon resident or non-resident.
Please be sure to provide all required information with the application.
Once you have successfully submitted your application, you will receive an email notification of your order.
Upon verification of your information, you will receive an email that your order has been successfully processed.
If you have any questions regarding the available passes or the ordering process, please call us at (508) 381-5456.
NEW! Hours of Operation:
Veterans Memorial Park Beach:
Pre-Season: Memorial Day- Last Day of School,
Weekends Only, 11am-6pm Season: Last Day of School-August 18th, Weekdays, 10am-7pm Weekends, 9am-7pm
Community Center Beach:
Last Day of School- August 12th Weekdays 12pm-6:45pm, Weekends 10:15am-6:45pm
Purchasing Beach Passes
Passes may be purchased
beginning online after April 1st after 10:00am. To purchase a pass for Veterans’ Memorial
Park Beach (4 Beach Street), you MUST be a resident. Residents may use either Veterans’
Memorial Park Beach or Community Center Beach. At time of purchase, you will be asked for
your license which will be used to verify residency.
Non-residents may purchase passes for Community Center Beach ONLY (219 Massapoag Avenue).
Once you have successfully submitted your application, information will be verified and you
will receive an email notification of your order.
If you are ordering the pass during the beach season please PRINT your confirmation email
and put it on your dashboard as your temporary pass. This will allow entry for your vehicle
for one week to allow for your passes to be mailed to your home.
Beach Pass Definitions
Adult: Anyone between the ages of 18-61
Reduced: Children Ages 7-17, Handicap, Adults 62+
Student: Jr. or Sr. attending Sharon High School
Visiting Our Beach
To park inside Veterans’ Memorial Park Beach gate or Community Center Lot, you must have
a valid parking pass. Parking passes must match your vehicles license plate and be displayed
on your rear view mirror. The parking tag allows entrance for everyone in your vehicle.
Walk-In pass holder must present your tag to the gate attendant for any guest ages 7 and up
wishing to access town beaches. Walk-In guests may park at Sharon High School or the upper
lot at the Community Center.
Day passes are sold at both locations onsite by credit card only. Cash/checks are not
accepted by our gate attendants. Please bring a valid Mastercard, Visa, Discover or
American Express. Families can opt to purchase a daily walk-in pass or daily car pass
at either location. Season passes must be purchased online.
Boating at Lake Massapoag
Boat Ramp Permits allow use of the Town Boat Ramp to launch your boat and park in the boat
ramp lot. Boat Ramp Permits are to be issued in pairs, one sticker to be placed on the boat
and one sticker to be placed on the vehicle ,rear passenger window. All boat owners
launching boats into Lake Massapoag are required to read and understand the DCR Massachusetts
Lakes and Ponds Program Flyer concerning invasive species. Boat owners are required to
properly inspect their vessel upon entrance and exit from Lake Massapoag. Gate attendants
will be on hand during beach operating hours to also ensure there are no weeds or invasive
species on your boat. Failure to adhere to requirements may result in the suspension or
revocation of your ability to use your boat in Lake Massapoag.
Non-motorized, non-trailered boats that are transported to the beach by car do not require
a Boat Ramp Permit. If vehicles have a season pass sticker, they may park in their car
in the lot and launch their non-motorized watercraft outside our swim area. If not, they
may unload/load their watercraft in the boat launch area and move their vehicle to Sharon
High School parking lot.
* The Town of Sharon does not permit any jet propelled watercraft in Lake Massapoag.
* All motorboats must be 60 horsepower or less.
* Personal floatation devices are required.
REMINDER: In accordance with Massachusetts Boating Law 323 CMR 2.07: Operation, Section
(1) Distance, (c) Motorboats, shall not be operated: (2) within 75 feet of the seaward
boundary of a public or private swimming beach, if designated by markers, floats or otherwise.
One Day Boat Ramp Passes
can be purchased online for $10 each. When purchasing your one day boat ramp pass,
select the date for which your pass will apply. All one day boat ramp pass sales are
final. To properly screen boat passes to ensure they are registered, please purchase
online at least two business days in advance. Once you have successfully submitted
your application, you will receive an email notification of your order. Upon verification
of your information, you will receive an email that will contain your receipt pass.
Please retain this receipt to show the gate attendant.
If you wish to apply for a kayak storage spot for the season, please visit
www.sharonrec.com. Only one vessel is permitted per slot. Once you register, you will
get an email from the Sharon Recreation Department confirming times to pick up your
sticker. Stickers must be affixed to the front of your personal watercraft before
storing at the lake. Slots are randomly assigned. You will need to visit the department
during normal operating business hours to pick up your sticker and return the completed
Indemnification Form. Kayaks must be removed for the season by October 15th.