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Beaches are open year round, but Park/Beach Passes are required from May 1 to October 31.

Lifeguards are on duty from Memorial Day weekend thru Labor Day weekend from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The Town of Greenwich Department of Health tests the beaches weekly during the swimming season. Click here to find out if a beach is open or closed to swimming.

Greenwich Point
Greenwich Point is open daily from 6:00 am until sunset. Activities include jogging, walking, cycling, nature study, boating, fishing, sailboarding, sun bathing, swimming, and picnicking. At various locations throughout the park one can find benches to sit on for quiet contemplation and enjoyment.

Leashed dogs are only allowed from December 1 through March 31.

During the period from May 1 through October 31, prior to 7:00 am and after 5:00 pm (6:00 am on weekends and holidays), vehicle fees for visitors will be required, no per person fees will be charged. Seasonal or single entry park pass and vehicle permit/parking pass are required between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm.  

A vehicle entering the park with an occupant who has a current Resident Seasonal Park Pass needs no additional parking pass.

A vehicle entering the park with out of state plates, or a vehicle not taxed in the Town of Greenwich, with an occupant who has a current Resident Seasonal Park Pass must also have a Resident Vehicle Permit, (only if the car belongs to a resident seasonal pass holder) or a Single Entry Parking Pass.

Traffic restricted Sundays restricts vehicular traffic through the back side of Greenwich Point beginning the First Sunday after November 15 to the last Sunday before April 15 –during the hours of 9:00 am – 12:30 pm.

  Byram Beach / Pool   

For those bathers who prefer fresh water, the park has the only public pool in town, located right at the water's edge. Bathhouses are available for those using both beach and pool. For sports enthusiasts, the Park has lighted tennis courts as well as the only lighted ball field in Greenwich.  Click here for pool brochure.

Great Captain Island

During the summer months, there is a ferry service from the landing at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park off Arch Street in central Greenwich. Parking is available across Arch Street.

Island Beach

Island Beach, formerly known as Little Captain Island, is situated in Long Island Sound about tow miles south of Greenwich Harbor.  During the summer months, there is a ferry service from the landing at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park off Arch Street in central Greenwich.  Parking is available across Arch Street.

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· Island Beach
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· Greenwich Point 
· Commercial Marina Vendor
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· Overnight Camping
· Tree Hearing Notices
· Historic Landscape Report
· Binney Park Master Plan
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· Tree Ordinance
· Acceptable Tree Plantings for Greenwich
· Request for signage @ Lake Ave.

Griffith E. Harris Golf Course

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