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Fort Taber Community Center - Fort Taber Beach

Facility Area Information


1000 S. Rodney French Blvd.
New Bedford, MA 02740
Phone: (508) 961-3015

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Parking
Parking: Day/Seasonal Pass Required

Beach Parking Program
Throughout the summer, the City of New Bedford hosts a beach parking program at West Beach, Gaudreau Memorial Beach at East Beach and Fort Taber Beaches. The program requires residents and non-residents to acquire a seasonal parking pass or pay a daily rate for parking. Daily parking permits can be acquired on site during the season. Please note: West Beach is a seasonal pass only. Proof of vehicle registration is required when purchasing a season pass.


Seasonal Passes are available May 15 - Sep 15 at the following locations:
(CASH ONLY PAYMENTS)

City Clerk's Office, 133 William St., New Bedford, MA 02740

Traffic Commission Elm St. Garage, 51 Elm St. Garage, New Bedford, MA 02740

Parks Recreation & Beaches Administrative Offices, 181 Hillman St. (bldg-3), New Bedford, MA 02740

Andrea McCoy Recreation Center 181 Hillman St. (bldg-8), New Bedford, MA 02740


2019 Seasonal Parking Pass Fees:

New Bedford Resident: $10.00
New Bedford Resident (Seniors Age 65+): $5.00
Greater New Bedford Resident (Dartmouth, Freetown, Acushnet, Fairhaven): $20.00
Non-Residents: $50.00

Fee Schedule
Rate does not include additional set-up and breakdown time. You must pay for all time that is needed in the building. Peak period begins the Friday of Memorial Day weekend and ends the Monday of Labor Day weekend. All rentals are 3 hour minimums.

Non Peak Period

Facility Resident
(personal use)
Non-Resident
(personal use)
Not for Profit For Profit
Fort Taber Comm.
Center
$50/hr $80/hr $80/hr $100/hr
McCoy Rec Center
(AMRC)
$50/hr $80/hr $80/hr $100/hr
Brooklawn
Community Center
$40/hr $80/hr $80/hr $100/hr
Buttonwood
Community
Center
$40/hr $80/hr $ $80/hr $ $100/hr
All Other
Facilities
$40/hr $80/hr $ $80/hr $ $100/hr

Peak Period

Facility Resident
(personal use)
Non-Resident
(personal use)
Not for Profit For Profit
Fort Taber Comm.
Center
$60/hr $90/hr $90/hr $120/hr
McCoy Rec Center
(AMRC)
$60/hr $90/hr $90/hr $120/hr
Brooklawn
Community Center
$50/hr $80/hr $80/hr $120/hr
Buttonwood
Community
Center
$50/hr $80/hr $ $80/hr $ $120/hr
All Other
Facilities
$50/hr $80/hr $ $80/hr $ $120/hr



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