Beach Patrol

The 2020 Junior Lifeguard Program is canceled due to the

State of Emergency and COVID requirements. 


The South Bethany Beach Patrol

2020 Beach Patrol Requirements – Click or Tap Here

2020 Beach Patrol Application – Click or Tap Here

Lifeguard Qualifying Requirements:

500 yard swim under 10 minutes

300 meter soft sand run under 65 seconds

25 yard underwater swim while holding breath

Must be 16 years of age

Questions: Contact Captain Ryan Dacey


South Bethany Residents welcome our summer guests. We would like you to enjoy your stay at our beach. Please follow our rules so our beach will continue to be a pleasurable experience for all.  Click or tap here to open a PDF of the Beach Rules.


The handicap accessible ramp is located at S. 3rd.

Help us to restore our sand dunes. Use only the walkways to get to the beach. Walkways are located at the ends of N. 6th, N. 4th, N. 2nd, Division, S. 1st, S. 2nd, S. 3rd, S. 4th, S. 5th, S. 6th, S. 9th, Indian, Jamaica, Kewanee, and Logan.

Do not walk between houses to get to the beach and do not go under houses – this is trespassing.


2020 Lifeguard of the Year Mike O’Reilly