Swimming in Greenwich CT

Greenwich offers a many lovely locations where one can swim. All swimming facilities other than those at the Greenwich YMCA and YWCA are seasonal.
Public Seasonal Locations for Swimming

Greenwich Point
Greenwich Point is a 147-acre recreational park on a peninsula extending into Long Island Sound, open 6 a.m. to sunset year-around for residents with beach cards and their guests (small fee for guests). There are two major stretches of beach front facing south east, the main swimming locations at Greenwich Point are located here. In addition to swimming, there are many other recreational opportunities.

Byram Shore and Rosenwald Park
Byram Shore Park and Rosenwald Park, tucked between the Connecticut Turnpike (I-95), Ritch Avenue and Long Island Sound, are a haven for water sports and over 29 ½ acres they have something for everyone. There is an extensive beach area as well as fresh water swimming pool, the only public pool. Bath houses are also available for users of the pool or beach.

Great Captains Island Great Captains Island, 17-acres-plus and 1 ½ miles from the mainland, is accessible by ferry from the Arch Street dock. The island is open year-around to Greenwich residents with beach cards and their guests. Public bathing is permitted and so camping with the permission of the Department of Parks and Recreation. There is also a crescent-shaped beach area with picnic tables, grills, restrooms and boat moorings.

Island Beach Island Beach, formerly known as Little Captains Island, is situated in Long Island Sound about two miles south of Greenwich Harbor. It is accessible between mid-June and mid-September by ferry from the landing at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. The island covers more than 5 ½ acres with almost 1,000 feet of sandy beach and designated swimming and boating areas with lifeguards on duty. The facilities include picnic tables, grills, a snack bar, covered shelters, dressing rooms and restrooms.

Private Membership Clubs with Seasonal Swimming Facilities

Belle Haven Club
100 Harbor Drive
Greenwich, CT 06830

Burning Tree Country Club
120 Perkins Road
Greenwich, CT 06830

Fairview Country Club
1241 King Street
Greenwich, CT 06831

Field Club
276 Lake Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830

Greenwich Country Club
19 Doubling Road
Greenwich, CT 06830

Innis Arden Golf Club
120 Tomac Avenue
Old Greenwich, CT 06870

Milbrook Club
61 Woodside Drive
Greenwich, CT 06830

Riverside Yacht Club
102 Club Road
 Riverside, CT 06878

Round Hill Club
33 Round Hill Club Road
Greenwich, CT 06831

Stanwich Club
888 North Street
Greenwich, CT 06831

Tamarack Country Club
55 Locust Road
Greenwich, CT 06831

Year-Round Membership Swimming

YMCA Greenwich
50 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830

YWCA Greenwich
259 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830