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Westchester beaches open for Memorial Day

Swimmers enjoyed the warm weather at Croton Beach

Swimmers enjoyed the warm weather at Croton Beach Park on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013) Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Although many beaches remained closed after the damage caused by Superstorm Sandy, Westchester County's Glen Island Park, and Croton Beach were open to the public on Memorial Day. The remaining beaches in the county are slated to open in mid-June. (May 27, 2013)

Swimmers enjoyed the warm weather at Croton Beach
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Swimmers enjoyed the warm weather at Croton Beach Park on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Swimmers enjoyed the warm weather at Croton Beach
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Swimmers enjoyed the warm weather at Croton Beach Park on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Swimmers and kayakers enjoyed the start of the
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Swimmers and kayakers enjoyed the start of the summer and warm weather at Croton Beach Park on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Mariluxi Solis, 36, and her son, Lionel, 5,
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Mariluxi Solis, 36, and her son, Lionel, 5, of Port Chester, get geared up for a dip at Croton Beach Park on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Lifeguards enjoy a quick break at Croton Beach
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Lifeguards enjoy a quick break at Croton Beach Park on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Swimmers and kayakers enjoyed the start of the
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Swimmers and kayakers enjoyed the start of the summer and warm weather at Croton Beach Park on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Joseph Colombo, 6, of Croton, enjoys the first
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Joseph Colombo, 6, of Croton, enjoys the first dip of the summer at Croton Beach Park on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Kenny Nunez, 9, of Yonkers, warms up after
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Kenny Nunez, 9, of Yonkers, warms up after spending more than 3 hours in the water at Croton Beach Park on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Beach goers enjoyed the warm weather at Croton
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Beach goers enjoyed the warm weather at Croton Beach Park on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Rob Warner, 16, a rookie lifeguard at Glen
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Rob Warner, 16, a rookie lifeguard at Glen Island Park Beach in New Rochelle started his first shift on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Kerry Ryan, 20, of Yonkers keeps watch on
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Kerry Ryan, 20, of Yonkers keeps watch on Glen Island Park Beach in New Rochelle. Ryan has been working as a lifeguard in Westchester County beaches for four summers. (May 27, 2013)

Kerry Ryan, 20, of Yonkers keeps watch on
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Kerry Ryan, 20, of Yonkers keeps watch on Glen Island Park Beach in New Rochelle. Ryan has been working as a lifeguard in Westchester County beaches for four summers. (May 27, 2013)

Families and pets enjoyed the warm weather at
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Families and pets enjoyed the warm weather at Croton Beach Park on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Beach goers kept cool with the help of
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Beach goers kept cool with the help of a Mister Softee ice cream truck selling treats in the parking lot of Croton Beach Park. (May 27, 2013)

T.J. Vasquez, 13, and his cousin, Neyla Navarro,
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

T.J. Vasquez, 13, and his cousin, Neyla Navarro, 11, of Ossining, enjoy fishing at Croton Beach on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Families enjoyed outdoor activities such as soccer and
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Families enjoyed outdoor activities such as soccer and volleyball at Croton Beach Park as beach season swung into high gear on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Isabella Cox-Pace, 6, of Manhattan prepares for a
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Isabella Cox-Pace, 6, of Manhattan prepares for a ride at Croton Beach Park on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Kayaks were available to rent at Croton Beach
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Kayaks were available to rent at Croton Beach Park as beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Kayaks were available to rent at Croton Beach
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Kayaks were available to rent at Croton Beach Park as beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Frank DeMuro, 18, of Yorktown, keeps watch as
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Frank DeMuro, 18, of Yorktown, keeps watch as beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day at Croton Beach Park. (May 27, 2013)

Luis Donez, keeps watch as beach goers enjoyed
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Luis Donez, keeps watch as beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day at Croton Beach Park. Donez has been a lifeguard in Westchester County for 15 years. (May 27, 2013)

Gabby Hernandez, 13, of Ossining, plays a game
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Gabby Hernandez, 13, of Ossining, plays a game of volleyball as beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Gabby Hernandez, 13, of Ossining, plays a game
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Gabby Hernandez, 13, of Ossining, plays a game of volleyball as beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day at Croton Park Beach. (May 27, 2013)

Beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day at Croton Park Beach. (May 27, 2013)

Luis Donez keeps watch as beach-goers enjoyed the
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Luis Donez keeps watch as beach-goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day at Croton Park Beach. (May 27, 2013)

Beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day at Croton Park Beach. (May 27, 2013)

Jaida Colombo, 2, of Croton, and her uncle,
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Jaida Colombo, 2, of Croton, and her uncle, Christopher, 14, enjoy some quality time by the shore as as beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day in Croton Park Beach. (May 27, 2013)

Marco Dispuvia, 4, of Brooklyn, enjoyed a day
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Marco Dispuvia, 4, of Brooklyn, enjoyed a day by the shore with his grandmother at Croton Park Beach. (May 27, 2013)

Kayaks wereavailable to rent at Croton Park Beach,
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Kayaks wereavailable to rent at Croton Park Beach, as beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Kayaks wereavailable to rent at Croton Park Beach,
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Kayaks wereavailable to rent at Croton Park Beach, as beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Croton Park Beach was bustling as beach goers
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Croton Park Beach was bustling as beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Beach goers enjoyed the warm weather and the
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Beach goers enjoyed the warm weather and the start of beach season at Glen Island Park on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Lifeguards were on duty for the first day
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Lifeguards were on duty for the first day of the season at Glen Island Park on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Kerry Ryan, 20, started her first day of
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Kerry Ryan, 20, started her first day of the season at Glen Island Beach in New Rochelle on Memorial Day. Ryan, of Yonkers, has been a lifeguard for four years. (May 27, 2013)

Josh Myree, 19, of Mount Vernon, started his
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Josh Myree, 19, of Mount Vernon, started his first day of the season at Glen Island Park in New Rochelle on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Lifeguards Josh Myree, 19, and Devon Smith, 19,
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Lifeguards Josh Myree, 19, and Devon Smith, 19, prepare to begin duty on the first day of the beach season at Glen Island Park. (May 27, 2013)

Kerry Ryan, 20, keeps watch at Glen Island
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Kerry Ryan, 20, keeps watch at Glen Island Park during the first day of the season on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Frank DeMuro, 18, of Yorktown, keeps watch as
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Frank DeMuro, 18, of Yorktown, keeps watch as beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day at Croton Beach Park. (May 27, 2013)

Kayaks were available to rent at Croton Beach
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Kayaks were available to rent at Croton Beach Park as beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Kayaks were available to rent at Croton Beach
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Kayaks were available to rent at Croton Beach Park as beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Isabella Cox-Pace, 6, of Manhattan prepares for a
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Isabella Cox-Pace, 6, of Manhattan prepares for a ride at Croton Beach Park on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Families enjoyed outdoor activities such as soccer and
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Families enjoyed outdoor activities such as soccer and volleyball at Croton Beach Park as beach season swung into high gear on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

T.J. Vasquez, 13, and his cousin, Neyla Navarro,
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

T.J. Vasquez, 13, and his cousin, Neyla Navarro, 11, of Ossining, enjoy fishing at Croton Beach on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Beach goers kept cool with the help of
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Beach goers kept cool with the help of a Mister Softee ice cream truck selling treats in the parking lot of Croton Beach Park. (May 27, 2013)

Croton Park Beach was bustling as beach goers
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Croton Park Beach was bustling as beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Kayaks wereavailable to rent at Croton Park Beach,
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Kayaks wereavailable to rent at Croton Park Beach, as beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Kerry Ryan, 20, of Yonkers keeps watch on
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Kerry Ryan, 20, of Yonkers keeps watch on Glen Island Park Beach in New Rochelle. Ryan has been working as a lifeguard in Westchester County beaches for four summers. (May 27, 2013)

Kayaks wereavailable to rent at Croton Park Beach,
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Kayaks wereavailable to rent at Croton Park Beach, as beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

Marco Dispuvia, 4, of Brooklyn, enjoyed a day
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Marco Dispuvia, 4, of Brooklyn, enjoyed a day by the shore with his grandmother at Croton Park Beach. (May 27, 2013)

Beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day at Croton Park Beach. (May 27, 2013)

Jaida Colombo, 2, of Croton, and her uncle,
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Jaida Colombo, 2, of Croton, and her uncle, Christopher, 14, enjoy some quality time by the shore as as beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day in Croton Park Beach. (May 27, 2013)

Luis Donez keeps watch as beach goers enjoyed
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Luis Donez keeps watch as beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day on Croton Park Beach. (May 27, 2013)

Beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day at Croton Park Beach. (May 27, 2013)

Beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day at Croton Park Beach. (May 27, 2013)

Gabby Hernandez, 13, of Ossining, plays a game
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Daza

Gabby Hernandez, 13, of Ossining, plays a game of volleyball as beach goers enjoyed the warm weather on Memorial Day. (May 27, 2013)

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