VIPA and SPR Announce New Rules to Use Lindbergh Bay Beach

Lindbergh Bay Beach, St. Thomas

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) and the U.S.V.I. Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation (SPR) implemented new regulations to use Lindbergh Bay Beach, effective June 27. The guidelines will help ensure the safety and comfort of beachgoers and the traveling public. The beach will operate from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

A VIPA permit is required for groups of over 15 people to host an event or a beach party.  The public should contact VIPA’s Property Management Office for a permit at 774-2132 or via e-mail at [email protected].

The following are prohibited on the beach:

No glass bottles

Advertising (skip)

No destruction of buildings, trees, plants or shrubbery

No firearms or weapons

No generators without a VIPA-issued permit

No jet skis within the swim zone

No littering or dumping of personal trash

No live bands, DJs or amplified music

No metal detectors

No nudity; bathing is suit required

No open flames

No pets (except registered service dogs with designation)

No removal of sand or shells

No soliciting

Speed limit in the parking area is 10 miles per hour

VIPA has posted signage with the new rules at the entrances on Lindbergh Bay Beach.  VIPA Law Enforcement Officers and the VI Police Department’s officers will also monitor the beach.

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