Town of Fowler Beach on Sylvia Lake

The Public Beach is owned and operated by the Town of Fowler. The beach is open seven days a week from the end of June to the end of August. Certified lifeguards are on duty during the posted hours of operations (10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.) Handicapped and public parking is located near the beach entrance.

The beach has a picnic area with tables and charcoal grills for public use. Changing rooms and rest rooms are also available.

A new dock is in place for 2020 and the entire board would like to thank Northland Associates and especially owner Jim Tyler for their work at our beach.  New doors, windows, soffits, and fascia work was done to the beach changing room building at no charge to the taxpayers.  The entire facility looks great and we encourage all town residents to visit your newly revitalized beach.

If you have special needs, or are planning for a large group to visit, please contact Rick Newvine at (315)287-4098

The town would like to remind beach visitors that the public beach is located in a residential area of Sylvia Lake. Please respect the privacy of the residents and the close quarters of the neighborhood.

There is no swimming unless a lifeguard is on duty.

For questions or arrangements for groups, call 315-287-2708

 or the Beach at 315-287-2918.

Town of Fowler, NY - On the Oswegatchie River

Town of Fowler

Emergency Contacts

Town Clerk

315-287-0045 / 315-287-1408 / 315-244-1421

Supervisor Newvine

315-287-4098  / 315-771-2194

Councilperson Simmons

315-287-4753  / 315-854-5517

Councilperson Andrews

315-287-0587  / 315-771-6623

Councilperson Bishop


Highway Superintendent

Randy Durham 315 222-6797

Seeking: Planning Board Member

The Town of Fowler Planning Board is looking for a new board member.


Any Town of Fowler resident that is interested, please send a letter of interest to:

Town of Fowler Planning Board
87 Little York Rd
Gouverneur, NY 13642


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