Pompano Beaches

The Public beach is open 365 days a year. Swimming areas guarded seven days a week Swimming areas are guarded year round from 9 am - 4:45 pm. The Beach Patrol consists of 17 full time and 35 part time highly trained men and women who protect swimmers along 1,000 yards of beach. Agency certification is provided through the United States Lifesaving Association (USLA)

Restroom facilities, showers, picnic shelters and tables, barbecue grills and children's playground are located on the beach. The Municipal Pier, 222 North Pompano Beach Boulevard is open 24 hours a day and bait is available in the tackle shop. The pier is approximately 1000 feet in length. Food and beverages can be purchased at the pier. North Ocean Park, Northeast 16 Street also offers a picnic area.

The public beach has two beach surf chairs which makes the beach accessible to our special need residents and visitors. The surf chairs are available at the Main Lifeguard Headquarters, 50 North Pompano Beach Boulevard, seven days a week on a first come first served basis.

Pompano Beach was awarded a Blue Wave Beach designation, along with five other Broward County municipalities, by the Clean Beaches Council. The Clean Beaches Council is a Washington, D.C. based national non-profit organization devoted to increasing public awareness of environmental, health and safety conditions along our nation’s shoreline. For more information on the Clean Beaches Council, please visit their web site at www.cleanbeaches.org

Beach condition information:

Information is provided daily regarding swimming conditions at Pompano Beach. After 9 a.m. daily, call the above telephone number for a recording describing water and weather conditions as well as the presence of Man-O-War or Sea Lice.

ADA Compliant Facility

Special Considerations

Boogie Boarding is allowed everywhere on the beach, however, surfing is only allowed north of the pier inside Lifeguard jurisdiction. Wrist or ankle leashes are mandatory. Hobie Cats and Wind Surfers can be launched at NE 16 Street only and must stay 100 yards off the public beach. Boats (both sail and motor) must also stay 100 yards off the beach. Boat and Jet Ski launching is available at Alsdorf Park on NE 14 Street Causeway and the Intracoastal. A Playground picnic area is also available at this site.

Special Note: Dogs are not allowed on the beach.

Portuguese Man-O-War

The Man-O-War is a member of the jellyfish family. It resembles a small blue-purple oblong balloon with dark purple long hanging tentacles. Avoid contact with these tentacles at all cost.

Sea Bather Eruption (Sea Lice)

Sea Lice is caused by the juvenile stage of the Lunuche Unguiculata jellyfish. Is occurs sporadically from March to August, peaking in May. Symptoms can last two to four days, including itching red welts or blotches, fever, nausea and infected blisters. For severe reactions call your physician.

Beach picnic pavilions & sand volleyball courts/soccer courts

Pavilions and Courts are available on a first come first served basis, however, to rent either one for a special activity, an application must be made at the Pompano Beach Civic Center, 1801 Northeast 6 Street, 954.786.4111.

Parking Permits

Parking lot permit decals are issued to city residents for parking at the Municipal Pier parking lot and the Oceanside parking lot only between the hours of 6am to 8pm daily. Parking permit decals may be purchased at the Cashiers' Office at City Hall at the annual rate of $60 and a 6-month rate of $30. Residents are required complete an application and present a picture I.D., vehicle registration, and one proof of residency such as a voter's I.D. card, utility bill less than 60 days old, current tax bill, notarized or registered deed, mortgage, or lease. The Cashiers' Office at City Hall is open Monday through Friday between the hours of 8am to 5pm.