Kingsborough Community College

Brooklyn, New York
Managed by The Swim Guide

Kingsborough Community College Beach is a private beach located where the Atlantic Ocean meets Jamaica Bay near Sheepshead Bay. A beach pass is required for public access to the beach, but students can use the beach for free throughout the summer swim season. The beach is located on John Berry Boulevard. Pedestrian access must be gained by following the baseball field and walking southbound until arriving at the beach. Parking is by permit only after 1pm during weekdays and after 11pm on weekends and holidays. Lockers are available and lifeguards are on duty. Alcohol is strictly prohibited. No ball-throwing allowed and children must be supervised at all times. Folding beach chairs and umbrellas are permitted, but patio furniture may not be moved to the beach or grass. Restrooms available. Operation hours change monthly throughout the summer.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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CURRENT WEATHER
2°C
Mostly clear
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Kingsborough Community College is sampled weekly from May 15th to September 15th

SOURCE INFORMATION

New York Beaches are monitored by the New York City Office of Public Health Engineering. Samples are collected at least once a week from late May (Memorial Day) to early September (Labor Day).

A beach is marked Green when the geometric mean of 5 samples contain less than 35 enterococci/ 100ml of water and the single sample result is less than 104 enterococci/100ml.

A beach is marked Red when the geometric mean of 5 samples contain more than 35 units enterococci/ 100ml of water or the single sample result is equal to or above 104 enterococci/100ml.

A beach is marked Grey when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

Swim Guide's updates New York beaches with information from the NYC.gov Health website for beach water quality. You may also get water quality information from 311. New York also has a text message alert program called "KNOW BEFORE YOU GO."
Text BEACH to 877-877 for real time info.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Kingsborough Community College

Brooklyn, New York
Managed by The Swim Guide

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
2°C
Mostly clear

Kingsborough Community College Beach is a private beach located where the Atlantic Ocean meets Jamaica Bay near Sheepshead Bay. A beach pass is required for public access to the beach, but students can use the beach for free throughout the summer swim season. The beach is located on John Berry Boulevard. Pedestrian access must be gained by following the baseball field and walking southbound until arriving at the beach. Parking is by permit only after 1pm during weekdays and after 11pm on weekends and holidays. Lockers are available and lifeguards are on duty. Alcohol is strictly prohibited. No ball-throwing allowed and children must be supervised at all times. Folding beach chairs and umbrellas are permitted, but patio furniture may not be moved to the beach or grass. Restrooms available. Operation hours change monthly throughout the summer.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Kingsborough Community College is sampled weekly from May 15th to September 15th

SOURCE INFORMATION

New York Beaches are monitored by the New York City Office of Public Health Engineering. Samples are collected at least once a week from late May (Memorial Day) to early September (Labor Day).

A beach is marked Green when the geometric mean of 5 samples contain less than 35 enterococci/ 100ml of water and the single sample result is less than 104 enterococci/100ml.

A beach is marked Red when the geometric mean of 5 samples contain more than 35 units enterococci/ 100ml of water or the single sample result is equal to or above 104 enterococci/100ml.

A beach is marked Grey when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

Swim Guide's updates New York beaches with information from the NYC.gov Health website for beach water quality. You may also get water quality information from 311. New York also has a text message alert program called "KNOW BEFORE YOU GO."
Text BEACH to 877-877 for real time info.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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