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Bath House Member Information

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2017 Bath House Hours of Operation:

The Bath Houses are open daily from Memorial Day weekend through the last full weekend of September.

  • Sat., May 27 to Fri., Jun 16: 10 AM to 5 PM
  • Sat., Jun 17 to Mon., Sept 4: 9 AM to 7 PM
  • Tues., Sept 5 to Sun., Sept 24: 10 AM to 4 PM

2017 Beach Store/Office Hours:

  • Sat., May 27 to Fri., Jun 16: 9 AM to 4 PM*

  • Sat., Jun 17 to Mon. Sept 4: 9 AM to 6 PM*
  • Weekends Only after Labor Day: Sat., Sept 16 to Sat., Sept 30: 9 AM to 4 PM*

* During inclement weather, the Beach Office and Store may close early.

Newport Surf Forecast (including tides and water temperature)

Click here for Newport, RI surf forecast

Family & Children Night Concert Schedule

FAMILY NIGHT CONCERT SERIES: Tuesdays @ 6pm (late June to mid August)

CHILDREN'S NIGHT PERFORMANCES: Thursdays @ 6pm (early July 7 to mid August)

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I have to empty my Bath House at the end of the season when I plan on coming back next year?

A: Yes. We perform annual maintenance on the Bath House lockers and need them to be cleared out. Also, the Bath Houses are not air tight and leaving items in your locker can be damaged from inclement weather conditions.

Q: I have been a Bath House member for years. Do I still need to provide proof of residency and/or age with my renewal application? 

A: Yes. Almost 25% of applications returned have some changes on it. We do not keep this information on file due to confidentiality and security reasons. Also, we just want to make sure we are charging the correct amount for every application as circumstances change on an annual basis. 

Q: What happens if I lose my reserved parking hang tag?

A: No problem! Lost or stolen permits may be replaced at the cost of $25.00 in our Beach office. Only 1 hang tag per season will be replaced at $25. Any additional replacements will be at full price. (Subject to availability)

Q: What do you need for Proof of Residency?

A: Valid Rhode Island driver's license with Newport address; or, valid Rhode Island Motor Vehicle Registration with Newport address; or Bona fide Lease of Six (6) Months Duration or longer and duly executed and signed by all parties. Tenants leasing for less than six months do not qualify for a sticker, unless they are active-duty military. Military personnel whose lease is less than six months must also provide a valid copy of their orders. Tenants leasing for between six (6) and nine (9) months must also provide a valid copy of the approved "City of Newport Rental Registration Form" that each property owner is required to post inside every rental dwelling unit.

Q: What do you need for Proof of Age?

A: Driver's License, Birth Certificate, Passport or Military ID. 

Q: Is there a map or layout of the Bath House area?

A: Yes. Click here for Bath House map.