Compo Beach

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Address: 60 Compo Beach Road, Westport CT   
           Compo beach Sunset


Compo Beach is a 29 acre park with an extensive sand beach along the shore of Long Island Sound and borders the Saugatuck River.  It is handicapped accessible with a boardwalk, pavilion, concession stand, two sand volleyball courts, large wooden playscape, bathroom facilities and lockers, and is adjacent to the Ned Dimes Marina.   


The beach is open year round.  A daily fee is charged to park from May 1 through Sept. 30. from 4 a.m. to 10 p.m.  All cars must vacate by midnight.  Motor vehicles and motorcycles may enter the beach with a valid Parks and Recreation vehicle parking emblem or by paying the daily fee.  The daily fee is $40 weekdays, and $65 on weekends and holidays. 

Compo Beach has 100 DAILY PASSES available per day for purchase.  Parking for Daily Pass visitors will be in the designated daily pass parking area only.  Signage will be posted outside the beach when daily passes are sold out.  Violators will be fined.

Lifeguard services are provided from Memorial Day to Labor Day, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (except as posted).  There are NO Lifeguards on South Beach and patrons swim at their own risk. 

Alcoholic beverages are prohibited at Compo Beach facility (parking lots, athletic fields, basketball courts, beach front area, and grass area) without a written permit issued by the Parks and Recreation Department, the exception being the South Beach picnic area.

Additional recreational facilities include:

  • One Softball Field
  • One Multi-Purpose Field
  • Two Lighted Basketball Courts
  • One Skate Park
  • Open Skate Area

From Oct. 1 through March 30 dogs are allowed in designated off-leash areas.

dog at Compo Beach