Brown’s Beach will Re-OPEN for the 2021 Season on 5/28/21!
Brown’s Beach now has it’s own dedicated line DURING OPERATIONAL SEASON for daily information. Call anytime between 10am – 7pm for questions, especially if there is questionable weather in the forecast. 518-466-0678
The Pony Paddock is currently CLOSED for the season. It will re-open in May 2021.
If you would like to apply for the 2021 season and are 16+ OR will be turning 16 early summer 2021, please download the application and return to The Town of Stillwater attention Ellen Vomacka or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MARINA: We are no longer accepting waitlist people for dock slips. We currently have an estimated 10 year wait for those on the list. If you have any questions please email: email@example.com or call Tiara at 518-664-6148 x202
Interested in working as a gate attendant for the 2021 season and you are 16 years or older, please contact Ellen Vomacka at firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested in working as a life guard for the 2021 season and you are 16 years or older, please contact Sue Cunningham at email@example.com
Looking for a spot to soak up the sun close to home? While most of the shoreline is privately owned, Brown’s Beach is one of the only public swimming spots on Saratoga Lake. In addition to relaxing on the sand and enjoying the view of the lake, Brown’s Beach is a great spot to take a quick dip or learn water sports such as kayaking or paddle boarding due to its shallow launch area.
Brown’s beach had been a popular destination for years until it was purchased by private developers in 2006. However, the Town of Stillwater purchased a section of the beachfront, as well as a marina that are open for public use and reopened it in May 2015.
Location: 511 NY-9P, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Cost: 12 and under FREE
13 and over $3 (Residents can get a discount if they go to Town Hall for a beach pass)
BEACH PASS: 10 visits for $20. Available for purchase to Town Residents Only at the Town Clerks office.
Hours of Operation:
Memorial Day Weekend – Labor Day Weekend
Daily 10am – 7pm
On questionable weather days
please call our Town Clerk at 518.664.6148 x2
- Large Pavilion: To Reserve Call: Tony Panza at 518.584.6882
- Kayak/canoe launch
- Boat Dock – Private to boat slip renters only
- Pony Paddock: Snacks and Drinks
- Doc Brown’s Restaurant/Bed & Breakfast
Residents are welcome to bring their own cooler with food and beverages. Please NO GLASS! We ask that you leave your furry friends home!
Check out our Brown’s Beach Swag with our official logo!
- Beach Towel: $18
- Frisbees: $4
- Tote Bags: $15
- Drink Koozies: $3 (various colors)
- Drawstring Bags: $7 (various colors)
- Sunglasses: $4 (various colors)
- T-Shirts Youth: $10
- T-Shirts Adult: $12
- Tank Tops: $15
*All items inclusive of tax. Items can be purchased at the Town Hall during off season and at the Pony Paddock during seasonal hours.
Brown’s Beach Marina
A message from our Manager, Bob Morris: Over thirty years ago I started working on boats & docks for my grandfather, Bob Morris, the original owner of Brown’s Beach for decades. Now, I am happy to return to work on the lake as the new Brown’s Beach Marina Manager for the Town of Stillwater. I look forward to working with you to insure a relaxing, enjoyable summer on Saratoga Lake.
Brown’s Marina is a PRIVATE Marina. There is NO public launching and NO docking any vessels, unless you have a current slip rental (includes PWC). Currently, we have a waitlist of over 300 that started back in 2016 when Menneto’s ran the marina for the town. We are no longer accepting names for our wait list.