New rules start Tuesday, June 2, at Del Mar beaches and parks

Del Mar City Hall
(Jon Clark)

The City of Del Mar is set to open its beaches, Powerhouse and Seagrove parks on Tuesday, June 2, for sunbathing and relaxing with household members, according to a city news release.

Requirements for face coverings and social distancing will remain in place.

On May 28, County of San Diego officials announced that communities could open beaches for relaxation on June 2. To control the spread of COVID-19, area beaches had been open for individual exercise only.

In Del Mar, beach and park rules align with county protocols. Face coverings are required whenever social distancing is not possible.

The tot lot at Powerhouse Park will remain closed but restrooms will reopen. At the parks and beach, ball games and Frisbee will remain off-limits. Starting Tuesday, June 2, surf fishing will be permitted.

At beach access points, visitors are asked to take turns to allow for social distancing.

The public’s cooperation is required for facilities to remain open. Individuals could be cited for violating the rules.

Summer rules for dogs are in place as follows:

North Beach (29th Street to border with Solana Beach)

Off-leash dogs are permitted dawn to 8 a.m.

Dogs must be leashed 8 a.m. to dawn

Main Beach (Powerhouse Park to 29th Street)

No dogs allowed

South Beach (6th Street to Powerhouse Park)

Dogs must be leashed at all times —City of Del Mar news release