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Updated on May 26, 2020
CAMP COMPO AND RECing CREW SUMMER CAMPS have been cancelled for this summer.
LONGSHORE CLUB PARK TENNIS COURTS AND STAPLES HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS COURTS anticipates opening on May 27, 2020 with restrictions.
Play will be limited to SINGLES only both locations. Available courts at Longshore will be courts #1, #3, #5, #7 and #9 and will require advanced reservations with payment by credit card only, no walk-ups will be permitted. Available courts at Staples High School, will be #2, #4 and #6.
DOUBLEDAY AND TOWN FARMS TENNIS COURTS will open once repairs are completed, which is anticipated in the next few weeks.
LONGSHORE POOL COMPLEX opening will be delayed until further notice. The Town is awaiting further guidance from the State regarding lifeguard staffing.
PICKLEBALL & PLATFORM TENNIS will be closed until further notice.
SKATEPARK will be closed until further notice.
ATHLETIC FIELDS - All fields are closed until further notice.
LONGSHORE GOLF COURSE is open with restrictions. Please visit the Longshore Golf Course website's Today's Course Conditions page. We strongly encourage everyone to read these rules carefully before visiting Longshore.
COMPO BEACH PARKING LOTS & SOUNDVIEW PARKING LOT open to valid 2020 Westport and Weston beach emblem holders only from 8am to 9pm daily. Lots will be held to a 50% capacity. Boat slip holders and drystall holders will also require their special parking pass, along with their emblem, and will not count towards the 50% capacity. Restrooms will remain closed, but porta-johns will be available. In an effort to limit gatherings, grills and tables will not be available.
BURYING HILL BEACH parking lot and beach are open to valid 2020 Westport and Weston beach emblem holders from 9am to 9pm daily.
OLD MILL PARKING LOT remains open for residents of Old Mill and Compo Mill Cove ONLY.
The Parks and Recreation office remains closed to the public. All beach emblems must be purchased online at www.westportrecreation.com. If assistance is needed, staff can assist over the phone by calling 203.341.5152. If someone is not available to take your call, leave a message and someone will get back to you.
First Selectman Jim Marpe said, "Compo Beach and Longshore Park are clearly Westport's most popular outdoor destinations and we are doing everything we can to safely open them for at least limited use. We will continue to work toward opening other sports and recreation facilities, but will do so cautiously so as not to undo our efforts to combat the virus. We understand the desire for our residents to get back to some normalcy, especially as the weather gets warmer. In order to relax our restrictions, we need the cooperation of everyone to adhere to the guidelines so that we can keep the facilities open. If we don't receive that cooperation, we will have no choice but to re-tighten restrictions for the health and safety of our community."
For updates, check the Town website at westportct.gov/covid19 or #Westportctcovid19info
Additional Places to Walk
At this point in time, the Aspetuck Land Trust's 44 trailed preserves in Westport, Easton, Weston and Fairfield are open. However, due to the recent increase in usage, particularly Trout Brook Valley, the non-profit reminds visitors, for now, to please leave dogs at home. Unfortunately, they create too many opportunities for close human contact. Dogs will be welcomed back with their walkers at some future date. In the meantime, the Aspetuck Land Trust will closely monitor all areas, to make sure there is proper social distancing.
Aspetuck Land Trust's COVID-19 Policy: http://www.aspetucklandtrust.org/covid-19-guidance
Aspetuck Land Trust's Preserve Page: http://www.aspetucklandtrust.org/find-preserves-by-town
Interactive Preserve Map to search preserves by town: http://www.aspetucklandtrust.org/interactive-map
Spring and summer program offerings are here!
We are so excited for spring and summer and the many program offerings we have available for you. There is something for everyone!
New this spring is Skyhawks Hoopster Tots for children ages 3 - 5 as an introduction to basketball at Compo Beach on Saturday mornings as well as our US Sports Squirts programs such as soccer, t-ball, and multi-sports! For those interested in non-traditional sports, we are teaming up with Overtime Athletics and offering Whiffle Ball and a new High Five's Running Club after school which is sure to be lots of fun!
Don't forget our summer favorite day camps, Tot'n Play, Camp Compo and RECing Crew. For our adults, we have Pickleball, road runners race series, basketball and volleyball leagues, and many new additions to our tennis clinics offerings. Be sure to browse our many programs and don't miss out on a summer of fun!
Whatever you do, don't forget to get out and play!
Spring and summer program registration will take place at a later date to be determined. Check back for updates.
For more information regarding the Compo Beach Site Improvement and Master Plan, please visit the Parks and Recreation Office at Longshore.
Field and Program Cancellations: (203) 341-5074
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