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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 Clubs with Seasonal Swimming Facilities


Belle Haven Club
100 Harbor Drive
Greenwich, CT 06830

203.869.0612


Burning Tree Country Club
120 Perkins Road
Greenwich,CT 06830
203.869.9004

Fairview Country Club
1241 King Street
Greenwich, CT 06831
203.531.6200

Field Club
276 Lake Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830
203.869.1300

Greenwich Country Club
19 Doubling Road
Greenwich, CT 06830
203.869.1000

Innis Arden Golf Club
120 Tomac Avenue
Old Greenwich, CT 06870
203.637.6900

Milbrook Club
61 Woodside Drive
Greenwich, CT 06830
203.869.4540

Riverside Yacht Club
102 Club Road
 Riverside, CT 06878
203.637.1706

Round Hill Club
33 Round Hill Club Road
Greenwich, CT 06831
203.869.2350

Stanwich Club
888 North Street
Greenwich, CT 06831
203.869.0555

Tamarack Country Club
55 Locust Road
Greenwich, CT 06831
203.531.7300

Year-Round Membership Swimming


YMCA Greenwich
50 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830
203.869.1630

YWCA Greenwich
259 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830
203.869.6501