Musante Beach 2023

Come enjoy, relax and swim at Musante Beach in Leeds, MA.  Lifeguards are on duty when open, bathrooms and changing areas are available, as well as a parking lot.

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  • The beach is located at 85 Reservoir Road in Leeds, MA 01053.
  • We have various ways to enjoy the beach each summer. Scroll below for fees.
    • Both residents of Northampton and non-residents are welcome, and there are various fee levels for each.
    • Seasonal passes are available
    • Individual walk-in fees are available too
  • The beach is tested each week according to state health regulations. If there are any problems or closures, it will be listed on this page and our cancellation/changes page.
  • Staff of trained certified lifeguards are on duty to ensure an enjoyable escape from the hot summer days.
  • Phone at the beach is 413-587-1047, or email
  • Large groups must make prior arrangements before arriving at beach.
  • CLICK HERE to check on beach closings due to lack of staff or weather. 

Dates Beach is Open 

Weekends only until June 24

  • May 27,28,29 (Memorial Day)
  • June 3,4
  • June 10,11
  • June 17,18

Full Time Beginning June 24 - Labor Day (staff and weather permitting)

Beach Hours

10:30am - 6:30pm

2023 Musante Beach Pricing

2023 Walk - In Fees

Walk-In Fees - note cash or check only
Resident: Adult: $5, Youth $4, Senior $4
Non-resident: Adult: $7, Youth $6, Senior $6

Click Here to Register for Pass Online

 Season Passes
Resident Family: $95
Resident Adult: $65
Resident Senior: $50 (age 55 & better)
Resident Youth: $50 (age 2-17)
2 and under are free

Non-Resident Family: $115
Non-Resident Adult: $75
Non-Resident Senior: $70
Non-Resident Youth: $70

*A resident is someone who lives or owns property in Northampton, Florence, or Leeds
Proof of Residency Required
**A family consists of 2 legally married adults & dependent children or single parent with dependent children living in the same household.

Lap Swimming Lane available for adults, with a limit of 5 per lane, first come first served.

2023 Musante Beach Rules and Regulations - please read thoroughly

  • Stay home if you are sick, are showing any symptoms or have been exposed to anyone known to have COVID-19.
  • Bathroom facilities will be open.
  • Beach water tests are conducted weekly according to state guidelines.
  • Swim only when a lifeguard is on duty.
  • Lap swimming area reserved for adults only.
  • Obey lifeguard instructions at all times.
  • Patrons need to provide their own life vests that are Coast Guard approved (no floats, kick boards, noodles, swimmies, etc.)
  • Alcoholic beverages are not allowed.
  • Glass containers are not allowed.
  • Children wearing diapers must wear swim diapers or pants that gather at the legs.
  • All children age 5 years and  under or wearing flotation jackets must be directly supervised by an adult.
  • Do not hang or play on ropes.
  • No diving in shallow water or from shoulders.
  • Smoking, including e-cigarettes, is not permitted.
  • Do not drink the beach water.
  • All City of Northampton Parks and Recreation Facilities are CARRY IN - CARRY OUT your own trash.
  • No loud music.
  • No dogs or pets are allowed.

Other Important Guidelines

  • For your safety, please do not feed any wild animals or birds.
  • Our lifeguards are on duty to respond to emergencies and enforce safety rules but parents are ultimately responsible for supervising their children.
  • The beach will be closed during full rainy days or in the event of thunder and/or lightning. Please call the cancellation hotline at 413-587-1044 for updated information or check the cancellation page of this website.
musante beach june 5 2021