Beach Parking Lot Capacity

This site will be updated with "live" capacity estimates throughout the day. The percentage below reflects occupied spots.

Today is June 3, 2020

8am- 11pm  10:00am 12:00pm 2:00pm 4:00pm 6:00pm
Jennings Beach  5%  15%  20%  5%  15%
Sasco Beach  15%  20%  10%  5%  20%
Lake Mohegan  10%  30%  15%  5%  25%
Penfield Beach  20%  50%  10%  5%  15%


These locations are currently open for walking only for Fairfield residents who have a 2020 Beach Sticker or Valid Fairfield drivers license at Lake Mohegan. 

Beaches will be open with the following restrictions beginning Saturday, May 23, 2020.

  • Parking Lots at Jennings, Penfield, Sasco, and Southport will be open from 8:00am - 11:00pm to Fairfield Residents with a valid 2020 Fairfield Resident Beach Sticker with reduced capacity.
  • Lifeguards will be on duty at all open beaches (10:00am - 6:00pm Weekends only until June 22)
  • Residents will be permitted to sit on the beach with blankets and chairs.  Blankets should be 15' away from other blankets/chairs.
  • When a six-foot distance is unavoidable, face coverings are required to be worn.
  • No groups larger than twenty-five will be allowed. (beginning June 1)
  • Playgrounds are closed.
  • No grilling.
  • Dogs at LAKE MOHEGAN must be leashed. (No Dogs allowed on other beaches)
  • Decisions to close will be made in conjunction with local law enforcement and the Health Department.