Sandy Beach is located on Crystal Lake on Route 140 in the northern end of town. Our beach offers swimming and sunbathing opportunities on hot summer days. Note: To ensure the safest environment for both our patrons and staff, several modifications will be implemented at all times during waterfront operation. Click here for waterfront rules.
- No street address (off Sandy Beach Road on Crystal Lake)
- 7.23 acres
- Open public beach, use fee, and seasonal lifeguards on site with 1,400 foot fronting on Sandy Beach Road
- Trails - No
- Parking - Yes
- 1,400 foot fronting on Sandy Beach Road (Route 140)
The 2021 operating schedule for the beach is weekdays from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on the weekends from 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED
NO DOGS ALLOWED AT THE FACILITY
NO SMOKING ALLOWED
NO GLASS CONTAINERS ALLOWED
NO GRILLING ALLOWED EXCEPT IN THE TWO CHARCOAL GRILLS IN PICNIC AREA.
Ellington residents may purchase seasonal passes from the Recreation Department at a cost of: