Beaches in City of Miami Approved to Reopen Tomorrow, June 10

Published on June 09, 2020

COVID-19 Updates

The two public beaches located within City of Miami limits - North Point Beach and Historic Virginia Key Beach on Virginia Key - have been approved to reopen to visitors beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, June 10. Specific rules are in place to help protect beachgoers and minimize the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

In addition to reopening North Point Beach, the City of Miami Parks & Recreation Department is reopening the Virginia Key North Point mountain bike trails, also effective tomorrow, June 10.

Following are the rules that beachgoers must abide by when visiting beaches in the City of Miami:

Rules for Beach Use 

  • Do not use beach if you are displaying symptoms of COVID-19
  • Face masks are required when entering/exiting the beach; when walking around the beach and paths; and when utilizing the bathroom
  • Stay at least 6ft away from any beach user not from your household
  • No groups of more than 10 people
  • No special events or parties (group picnics are also prohibited)
  • No organized group activities, sports or athletic activities with two or more people (ex: no volleyball, soccer, frisbee or paddle ball)
  • No use of group facilities in beach parks (ex: changing rooms, picnic pavilions or playgrounds)
  • Swimming conditions depend on daily surf conditions found on the lifeguard tower

Prohibited beach activities include:

  • No sharing of equipment outside of individuals in your household
  • No canopies or tents
  • No dogs or pets on the beach
  • No glass bottles
  • No fishing
  • No alcohol


Park Hours
Virginia Key Beach Park/North Point: Beach open 9:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily / Park open 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m daily

Historic Virginia Key Beach Park: open Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. / Friday - Sunday: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

For more information on the City's Stand Up, Miami reopening effort, please visit www.miamigov.com/reopening.