Newsday's Faith Jesse takes us to Fire Island for a day spent in the Ocean Beach community. 

After Labor Day, aka the unofficial end of summer, some area beaches are still open so visitors can enjoy lower parking fees, sun and surf. These beaches still have lifeguards on duty after Monday; lifeguards are also on duty through the holiday weekend. 

JONES BEACH STATE PARK

Wantagh; Open sunrise to sunset daily. Realtime parking updates will be posted at parks.ny.gov; 516-785-1600.

Lifeguards: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. until Sept. 18; call for which fields have swimming each day.

Fee: $10 daily until Sept. 18; $8 weekends after Sept. 18 until mid-November 

ROBERT MOSES STATE PARK

Babylon; Open sunrise to sunset; parks.ny.gov; 631-669-0449.

Lifeguards: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. until Sept. 18; call for which fields have swimming each day.

Fee: $10 for parking until Sept. 18; $8 weekends after Sept. 18 until mid-November

POINT LOOKOUT BEACH

Point Lookout; Open to Town of Hempstead residents only; 516-292-9000, hempsteadny.gov

Lifeguards: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends through Sept. 25.

Fee: Free after Labor Day  

LIDO BEACH 

Lido Boulevard; Open to Town of Hempstead residents only; 516-292-9000, hempsteadny.gov

Lifeguards: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends through Sept. 25.

Fee: Free after Labor Day 

LIDO BEACH WEST 

Lido Boulevard; Open Town of Hempstead residents only; 516-292-9000, hempsteadny.gov

Lifeguards: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  weekends through Sept. 25.

Fee: Free after Labor Day 

TOBAY

Massapequa; Town of Oyster Bay residents only; 516-797-4111, oysterbaytown.com.

Lifeguards: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m weekends only until Sept. 11

Fee: Free with proof of residency 

HITHER HILLS STATE PARK

Montauk; parks.ny.gov; 631-668-2554.

Lifeguards: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., until Sept. 18; call for which fields have swimming each day.

Fee: $10 for parking until Sept. 18  

GOV. ALFRED E. SMITH/SUNKEN MEADOW STATE PARK

Kings Park; The beach is open sunrise to sunset daily; parks.ny.gov; 631-269-4333.

Lifeguards: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., until Sept. 18; call for which fields have swimming each day.

Fee: $10 for parking until Sept. 18; $8 weekends and holidays until mid-November

WILDWOOD STATE PARK

Wading River; parks.ny.gov; 631-929-4314

Lifeguards: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends only until Sept. 18; call the park office for specifics.

Fee: $10 with Lifeguards, $8 without

MAIN BEACH EAST HAMPTON

End of Ocean Avenue off Montauk Highway, East Hampton; easthamptonvillage.org.

Lifeguards: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends through Columbus Day  

Fee: Beach parking pass required through Sept. 15; free weekends after Sept. 15.

ATLANTIC AVENUE BEACH

End of Atlantic Avenue off Route 27, Amagansett; ehamptonny.gov, 631-324-2417.

Lifeguards: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends through Sept. 18 

Fee: Must have East Hampton resident or nonresident parking sticker.

OCEAN BEACH

Fire Island, Ocean Beach; villageofoceanbeach.org, 631-583-5940

Lifeguards: 9 to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays: Sept. 10-25 weekends only at Bungalow Walk entrance

Fee: Free after Labor Day

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