Saying “So Long” to Summer Posted on September 7, 2016 Updated: September 13, 2016 by dwood It’s the end of our summer season and things are winding down in the parks. Here’s when you can expect things to close down: Pay for Parking: Perkins Pier: October 15 Oakledge: Kiosks are shut down for the season (Memorial Day – Labor Day) North Beach: Gate is open as weather permits until 10/15. NOTE: Beach and parks are always accessible by foot and bike! Waterfront/Pease Lot: Year Round Restrooms Waterfront Info Booth: October 15 Perkins: October 15 Boathouse: October 15 Oakledge: weekdays through Columbus Day Port-o-lets will be available until Winter at: Calahan, Leddy, Oakledge, Skatepark and Starr Farm Park Community Boathouse & Marina: October 15 North Beach Campground: October 15 North Beach Concession: this is the final weekend! Sept. 11 Shelter rentals: Weekends through October 15 Other rentals in the parks (kayaks, bikes etc): Varies, due to vendor staffing and weather, through October 15. But due to weather variations each year, it may be sooner. Splash At the Boathouse: Open through September, with limited hours/days and depends on weather. Other closures include the Ethan Allen Tower and the section of the Bike Path through the Urban Reserve.