Short Beach Park

www.townofstratford.com  
41.162763, -73.110279
739-753 Short Beach Road
Stratford, CT 06615
(203) 385-4085
(203) 385-4100
Fairfield County

Short Beach Park boasts many amenities as it caters to masses. This beach includes a golf course, a calisthenics course, playground, softball fields, basketball courts, tennis/paddle ball courts, volleyball courts, and beach area. Additionally, the beach offers pavilions for rental and offers sailboard lessons away from the main beach area. Sand on the beach has a heavy mix of crushed shells and pebbles throughout with bands of seaweed near the water’s edge. Waves are small due to Long Island Sound, and the grade to the water is steeper than most Connecticut beaches, but manageable. Two beach wheelchairs are available and must be reserved 24 hours in advance (203)385-4052.

icon clock

Hours Of Operation

6am to 10pm

icon clock

Parking

Parking permits are required May 31- Labor Day.
Beach stickers may be obtained at the Recreation office at Birdseye Complex, Monday through Friday from 9:00 to 4:00 pm.
For those residents with new cars or leased vehicles, a car registration or tax bill and a driver’s license must be shown to obtain the stickers at the Recreation Office at Birdseye Complex.
Non-resident fee, $20
Non-residents may purchase seasonal passes at the Recreation Office for $150. Recreation office hours are 8:00 – 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from April 22 through September 30 from 8:00 – 2:00 p.m.

icon lifeguard

Life Guard

On-duty daily from 10am-4:30pm mid June through Labor Day; no floatation devices allowed

icon campfire

Campfires

Not allowed on the beach

icon clock

Food

Primarily a carry in/carry out beach, a concession stand is available on-site.

icon clock

Lodging

Hotels/motels and rentals are within five minutes of driving.

icon clock

Pets

Not allowed from April through November

icon picnik table

Picnic Area

Picnic tables are provided in multiple areas.

icon clock

Playground

A large playground is available.

icon clock

Public Transportation

http://www.gogbt.com/

icon clock

Restrooms / Showers

Restrooms and showers for rinsing are provided.

icon clock

Surfing/Kayaking/Paddle Boarding

Not allowed

icon clock

Walking Trails

N/A

icon water quailty

Water Quality

N/A

icon clock

Water Temperature

http://ct.usharbors.com/harbor-guide/bridgeport/weather
Click on “view more buoy data” to view water temperature.

icon comment

Beach Reviews

You may leave a review about this beach.

You must have a membership. Please login or create an account.


Go to top