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City Beach Temporarily Closed

July 29th, 2006 · 2 Comments · News

Visitor Information for the Plattsburgh Beach

Update: City Beach Closes for the Year (8/21/06)

The Plattsburgh city beach is now closed for the season.

Plattsburgh faced budget cuts this year, so the beach opened later and closed earlier than usual.

The beach usually stays open through Labor Day weekend.

Access is still available at the Cumberland Bay State Park adjacent to the City Beach. Alternative beaches on Lake Champlain include Point au Roche and Ausable Point.

City beach closed

The Plattsburgh City Beach and the Cumberland Bay State Park beach were closed Thursday and Friday as a result of storm runoff and subsequent high bacteria levels. This means the water is full of crap.

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Two Steps back, One Step Forward – City beach to reinstate swimming

March 24th, 2006 · No Comments · News

Apparently the TourPro wasn’t alone in questioning the closing of the Plattsburgh City Beach to swimming this summer. After deciding to cull lifeguards from the beach budget, it seems now that revenues from other recreational programs will be sufficient to support swimming at the beach. Mayor Dan Stewart announced that swimming would now be included in the beach’s inventory of activities, albeit at a reduced schedule and capacity.

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Plattsburgh Swimming Ban Questioned

March 23rd, 2006 · No Comments · News

No Swimming Sm Update: City beach to reinstate swimming

After a minor rant about the wisdom of prohibiting swimming at the Plattsburgh City Beach, this morning’s editorial in our local press seems to echo many of my concerns. It almost seems like someone there actually ‘gets it’, but stops just short of pointing out the fact that there is economic impact from beach visitation.

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