Location: 39 Pond Rd in Derry, on the corner of Route 102 & Pond Rd.
Phone: (603) 432-6139 or the main office (603) 432-6136
Facility Includes: Concession, bathrooms, changing area, sandy beach area, parking, fishing dock, & picnic tables. This facility is a seasonal location and generally open from mid-June through August.
Gallien's Town Beach is Derry's prime summer location on the corner of Route 102 and Pond Road. GTB is open to Derry Residents and their guests only. Season passes may be obtained at both the Parks & Recreation Office, or at the GTB Concession Stand. Daily passes may also be obtained at the GTB Concession only. Proof of Derry Residency is required upon purchasing both season passes and daily passes for all ages. Beach Pass fees for the season were as follows:
- Season Family Pass: $50.00
- Season Individual Pass: $22.00
- Season Senior Citizen Pass: FREE for Derry Residents
- Adult Daily Entrance Fee: $2.00
- Child Daily Entrance Fee: (12 & under) $1.00
- Child Daily Entrance Fee: (under 3) FREE
- Derry Resident Guest Pass: $4.00 (two non-resident guests are allowed per Derry resident, regardless of age)
Summer beach passes will be available for purchase at the Parks & Recreation Department in May
Normal operating hours during the summer season are 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Sunday through Saturday (weather permitting). During these hours lifeguards are on duty for swimming, the concession stand is available for purchasing food and drinks, and the park area is open for picnicking, fishing, and the launching of non-motorized boats. Kayak and paddle boat rentals are available to patrons for $5.00 - $10.00 per hour. Throughout the day, $20 bills may not be accepted.
Smaller bills and change is greatly appreciated. Check with the on-site supervisor that day when making purchases with larger bills.
In addition, Gallien's Town Beach is home to beginner Kayaking lessons. Individuals who are interested in registering for this popular program should contact the Derry Parks & Recreation Department in May of 2016 as spaces do tend to fill rather quickly. Class are open to individuals 9 years and older. A swim test is required for all individuals under the age of 18. Questions??? Contact the Derry Parks & Recreation Department at (603) 432-6136.