St. Lucie County is reopening its public beach accesses with restrictions to help continue to slow the spread of COVID-19, effective Tuesday, April 28 at 7 a.m.
St. Lucie County and Fort Pierce are reopening beaches for physical recreation including walking, jogging, fishing, surfing, swimming, snorkeling, collecting seashells, kayaking, paddleboarding or other activity provided that social distancing requirements are maintained.
The following restrictions will be in place at all public beach accesses in St. Lucie County:
- Social or recreational groups of 10 or more persons are prohibited;
- Persons using the beach shall practice social distancing by staying at least six feet away whenever practicable from another person;
- Activities that do not maintain social distancing requirements, such as congregating, partying, picnicking, camping, volleyball, Frisbee, football or other organized group activities are strongly discouraged;
- No coolers, tents, blankets, umbrellas, beach chairs or sunbathing are allowed.
- Equipment supporting people with disabilities is allowed.
- Hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
St. Lucie County has many beautiful beaches for you to visit. Enjoy your own personal water sport interest from snorkeling to boogie boarding. We offer horseback riding on the beach at Frederick Douglas Memorial Park and dogs are welcome at Walton Rocks beach. So come out, have fun and cool down during those summer months. Lifeguards are stationed at Pepper Park and Waveland.