Westchester County parks are open all year around. The $75 county Park Pass is valid for three years. Only Westchester County residents 12 years and older are eligible. If you are a senior citizen (age 60 or older) or disabled resident, your Pass is valid for six years.
Park Passes are a photo I.D. and are only issued in person. You must present a current driver's license or other valid photo I.D., plus proof of county residency. Passes are not transferrable and cannot be used by anyone but the holder. Lost Passes will be replaced at the full fee.
Park Passes can be purchased year-round, but find out which locations are open all year and which are open seasonally before going to purchase your Pass.
Your key to 18,000 acres of parkland and 50 plus recreational areas, your Park Pass will unlock the fun to:
- all county-owned parks, pools and beaches where a Park Pass is required. For swimming, the Pass admits the holder plus two adult guests and children under 12.
- the six all-weather tennis courts at Tibbetts Brook Park in Yonkers.
- the boat launch at Glen Island Park.
You'll also enjoy a treasure trove of discounts to:
- golf at all six county-owned courses for the Park Pass holder only. Guests of Pass holders pay the full rate, and junior golfers pay junior rates and must be accompanied by an adult Park Pass holder.
- parking – where parking is charged, Park Pass holders pay reduced rates, except at Playland and the Westchester County Center.
- camping, boat launching at George’s Island Park, at the Sportsman Center in Cortlandt.
Other park passes available:
Family Park Pass
For a fee of $150, two adults and any children (ages 12 to 18) living in the household get their own individual Park Pass. (This is only valid for families who need to purchase two or more.) All members of the family must be present at the time of purchase and provide proof of Westchester County residency that includes family mailing address such as: New York State photo I.D. or driver's license; school photo I.D. or report card. Only one address will be accepted for a family park pass. The Passes are valid for three years.
Senior Citizens and
Issued to eligible county residents who are age 60 and over or are disabled, the Pass costs $75, is valid for six years and entitle the holder to all county Park Pass privileges and perks. Disabled persons must present an eligibility form, which can be obtained from the Westchester County Office for the Disabled by calling (914) 995-2957 or (914) 995-7397 (TDD for the Hearing Impaired). The application must be signed by a physician. A Medicare card is also acceptable proof of disability.
Disabled Veterans (Service-Connected) Park Pass
Available to veterans with a service-connected disability living in Westchester County. Veteran must present his or her VA Healthcare ID card that reads “Service Connected.” If veteran does not have a VA Healthcare ID card that reads “Service Connected,” veteran can bring copy of their VA Award Letter that reads “service connected.” This pass is issued free of charge and is valid for three years.
Season Swim Passes are available to Westchester County Park Pass holders only. The Swim Pass allows residents to pay one price and swim as often as they like all summer long, and includes parking fees. This Pass is valid at:
Season Swim Passes can only be purchased at all four locations. Swim passes are not accepted at Playland beach or pool or at Croton Point beach.