Musante Beach 2023

The beach is closed for the season. We look forward to seeing you in 2024!

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 22, 2024

  • May 25,26,27 (Memorial Day)
  • June 1,2
  • June 8, 9
  • June 15,16

Full Time Beginning June 22 - 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

When we post it in 2024: Click Here to Register for Pass Online

Season Passes

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

Non-Resident Family: $
Non-Resident Adult: $
Non-Resident Senior: $
Non-Resident Youth: $

*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.
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