ABI Beach Rules

Please take a few moments to read and understand these rules for Arden Beaches. The rules are in place for your safety, as well as others who use the beaches. Beach passes are issued to owners by the ABI Registrar after Annual Dues are paid. Beach Parking and Boat Ramp permits are optional to purchase, but are required to use the parking and boat ramp areas.


  • Beach passes entitle holder to 4 guests and do not include vehicle parking privileges.
  • Non‐residents are welcome but MUST be accompanied at all times by a beach card carrying resident of Arden.
  • Beach cards are NON‐TRANSFERABLE and must be carried by the individual to whom it is issued.
  • Current ABI beach cards and ID must be shown upon request to any ABI designee or police authority.
  • We urge all residents to keep another form of ID with them at all times. This is to prove identity and residency and stop fraudulent admission to beaches. Without your beach card and identification, you may be requested to leave until this can be obtained.
  • Beach hours are from sunrise to 9pm. Sunday through Thursday and from sunrise to 11pm on Friday, Saturday and national holidays. Gates close for vehicles at sunset.
  • Excessive noise, poor conduct and/or foul language will not be tolerated.
  • No pets are allowed in the beach areas.
  • No glass containers unless managed by ABI at events.
  • All trash must be deposited in the receptacles provided.
  • Boating, fishing and crabbing are not permitted in the designated swim areas.
  • All beach properties may be closed at any time by ABI for the safety and well‐being of others.
  • Failure to comply with any of the above rules and regulations could result in the suspension of beach privileges.


  • Current ABI vehicle stickers must be displayed on all vehicles parked in designated areas.
  • ALL cars parked on ABI property MUST display an ABI permit or Temporary Parking Pass or risk being towed at the owner's expense.
  • Gates close for vehicles at sunset.
  • Vehicle and Ramp permits are NON‐TRANSFERABLE between vehicles and are directly tied to the license plate displayed on the vehicle.
  • Boaters may use piers for loading and unloading ONLY.
  • Boating, fishing and crabbing are not permitted in the designated swim areas.
  • The permits must be permanently attached to the vehicle in the area designated: Vehicle permits should be displayed at the bottom side of the driver's windshield.
  • Boat Ramp permits should be displayed on the driver's side of the hitch.
  • Access to Arden's beaches is for residents and their guests.

  • Vehicle Permits are optional to purchase but are required to park on ABI property.

You will receive resident Beach Passes when you pay your dues. You will also be able to order Beach Parking stickers and Boat Ramp permits.


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