• Daily Tips
  • Though contact lenses provide some UV protection they cover only a small area of the eye so wear UV blocking sunglasses also.



Feel free to add items to your list that you may need to have a fun beach day


  • Sunscreen Products (waterproof if in the water)
  • Beach GearUV blocking sunglasses
  • UV Umbrellas or cabana
  • UV cover-ups and hats
  • Swimsuits with zippered pockets or safe money holder
  • UV swim shirts
  • Flip flops or water shoes/socks
  • Towels
  • Blankets
  • Basic first aid kit
  • Fold up chairs (check out those with a cooler attached)
  • Cooler preferably with wheels
  • Lots of water and drinks (alcohol and sun are not a good mix save it for later)
  • Bring Water to the BeachSnacks, picnic lunch
  • Cash for snack bar or restaurant
  • Sand toys for the kids
  • Boogie board and/or floats for the water
  • Swim mask, snorkel, fins or swim goggles
  • Balls (there are many made specifically for the beach)
  • Frisbee
  • Kite
  • Mosquito/Bug repellant
  • Reading material
  • Games to be played quietly in the shade (periodic ‘shade breaks’ should be routine)
  • Spray water bottle (for quick rinse of a child’s sandy face or cooling off)
  • Pre packaged wet wipes
  • Garbage bag (leave the area cleaner than you found it)

Before heading out, check out these additional beach resources:



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