Public Beaches

Are the Darien Beaches Open?  Yes, but call the Beach HOTLINE 203-656-7323 to learn how to protect yourself from COVID-19 while at the beach.

Pear Tree Point & Weed Beaches - Is the Water Safe for Swimming?

To ensure safe water quality during the summer swimming season, the Health Department collects water samples once per week from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  Beaches will be closed after heavy rainfall so contact the hotline if you have any questions about whether the beaches are open or closed.

  Water Sample Collection Date:    Results:
May 28, 2020   Beach water is bacteriologically safe for swimming,  
temp: 59
 June 3, 2020  Beach water is bacteriologically safe for swimming,  
temp: 60
 June 9, 2020   Beach water is bacteriologically safe for swimming,  
temp: 62
 June 16, 2020   Beach water is bacteriologically safe for swimming,
temp: 64
 June 23, 2020   Beach water is bacteriologically safe for swimming,
temp: 70
 July 1, 2020  Beach water is bacteriologically safe for swimming,
temp: 73
 July 8, 2020 Beach water is bacteriologically safe for swimming,
temp: 78
   

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