Ski Beach


Located on the quiet waters of Bayou Grande, Ski Beach provides shaded picnic sites, volleyball and water access. The Community Recreation Equipment Rental Office provides a variety of outdoor gear rentals. Group picnic areas are also available for rental for private parties, as well as command functions. Paddle boards, kayaks, and camping gear rentals are available during authorized hours of operation. Please call for reservations and current pricing.

Ski Beach Parks & Picnic Pavilion Reservations

Picnic pavilions and the patio at Ski Beach are FREE to use and reserve. Ski Beach accepts reservations for the covered picnic areas up to 90 days in advance for all DoD ID cardholders. Please call Ski Beach Recreation Area at 850-281-0134 for reservations Thursday - Monday 0900 - 1700. Reservations take priority for pavilion use.

Ski Beach also offers a variety of recreational equipment to rent. See the complete list here.


Ski Beach also offers Party Packages year round for just $50.  The Party Package includes a pavilion reservation that holds up to 25 people, 2 kayaks, and 2 paddleboard rentals for 3 hours (additional time is $7 per craft per hour).