Bonnet Shores Beach Club Condominium Association, RI

Beach Policies


Glassware is prohibited on the beach.  Violations will carry a $25 fine.


No one is permitted on the dunes.


No holes shall be dug deeper than 12 inches.  All holes must be filled in before leaving the beach.


Inflatable flotation devices are prohibited.


No beach toys, floats or other equipment shall be allowed to remain on the beach area overnight.


Ball playing and Frisbee throwing shall be allowed only on the beach itself on the ocean side of the boardwalk at the discretion of the Lifeguards and/or the Management.


Persons wishing to use the beach area for picnics, parties or social gatherings of any kind shall notify the Management of their intent in advance. Users shall be responsible for clearing the area.


Tents shall be allowed on the beach at the discretion of the Manager.


Boat moorings can only be used with the consent of the Bonnet Shores Fire District Harbor Master. As a Fire District taxpayer, a unit owner may apply for an existing mooring in the Bonnet Shores Fire District.


Items permitted on the beach by the Board shall be secured so as not to cause a nuisance or a hazard.


When directed by the Board, Management, Lifeguards, or any agents acting on behalf of the Board, all persons shall leave the beach with all of their equipment so as not to cause a nuisance or safety hazard during storms.


Cleaning fish or shellfish shall be prohibited on or about the beach area.


Surf boarding and skim boarding shall not be allowed anywhere on the beach.


No vehicles of any kind shall be permitted on or about the beach area, for parking, launching, or loading boats or other equipment without written permission.


Swimming shall be allowed only between posted red flags when weather conditions so dictate.


When conditions dictate that no swimming shall be allowed, to do so would be done at the swimmer’s peril.


Beach Cooking


There shall be no cooking on the beach until after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and until after 6:00 p.m. on weekends and holidays. When cooking is completed, one must remove all debris and restore the area to its original condition.


Propane tanks must be stored in the provided locked storage cages at all times other than when being used to cook. Failure to adhere to this policy shall result in an automatic imposition of a $300 fine.


There shall be no open fires on the beach.  All fires must be in a self-contained unit with a closed or properly screened top and must be extinguished by midnight.  All debris must be removed from the beach upon leaving.


No cooking equipment shall be allowed on the beach within 10 feet of a wooden structure.


No cooking equipment shall be left unattended at any time.