Swimming Closed at Local Beach

September 27, 2013 Updated Jul 7, 2010 at 11:38 AM EDT

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September 27, 2013 Updated Jul 7, 2010 at 11:38 AM EDT

HAMBURG, NY (WKBW) -- With temperatures in the 90's and plenty of humidity, it's the perfect weather for hitting the beach.

Except at Woodlawn Beach State Park in Hamburg, the water is off-limits.

The State's budget woes means no money for lifeguards, which has many park visitors upset, especially since they paid $6 per vehicle to get in.

"Who's going to pay $6 bucks to sweat on the beach," said one beach-goer.

Some visitors ignored the ban and tried to swim anyway, only to be kicked-out. Those wanting to swim were forced to go about a mile down the beach off the State Park to go in the water.

The State is currently working on a contract with Hamburg to have the town take over the swimming portion of Woodlawn Beach.