Sandy Beach

Sandy Beach is located on Route 140 on the South Shore of the lake and offers swimming and sunbathing opportunities on hot summer days. Please note, Sandy Beach is owned and managed by the Town of Ellington. Any detailed information should be obtained through the town's Clerk's Office. You can also contact the Town of Ellington Park and Rec for details on programs


2018 schedule and rates:


  • Weekends only, May 26,27,28: June 2,3,9,10,16,17 12:00 pm-5:00 pm

Full Season

June 22-August 19

  • Weekdays:  12 noon-6:30 pm
  • Weekends:  11 am-6:30 pm

Post Season

August 20-September 3

(weather and staff permitting)


Residents Daily Fee:

  • $5.00 Adult 18 & up
  • $3.00 Child 6-17 yrs
  • Children under 5 are free
  • $1.00 Senior Citizens

Non-Residents Daily Fees

  • $10.00 Adult 18 & up
  • $5.00 Child 6-17 yrs
  • Children under 5 are free
  • $1.00 Senior Citizens

Seasonal Beach Passes


Ellington Residents Only

  • $45.00 per Family
  • $25.00 Individual
  • $10.00 Senior Citizens

Passes may be purchased online through the Activenet system or at the Parks & Recreation Office.


Crystal Lake Association
316A Sandy Beach Road
Ellington, CT 06029

2019 Meetings

Thursday, April 25th

Wednesday, July 24th

Tuesday, October 1st

7PM at the Old Crystal Lake School

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