Ridgefield Parks & Recreation invites residents to Martin Park Beach

A sign at Ridgefield's Martin Park Beach announces a required 15-foot distance between groups just a few months into the coronavirus pandemic.

A sign at Ridgefield’s Martin Park Beach announces a required 15-foot distance between groups just a few months into the coronavirus pandemic.

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Martin Park Beach includes summer fun for everyone, and family and individual beach memberships are now available at the Recreation Center at 195 Danbury Road. Ridgefield senior citizens gain free entry all season long with a photo ID.

Due to COVID-19, there are no drop-ins or guests permitted. From May 29-June 11, operating hours are Monday to Friday from 2 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., and weekends from 10 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. From June 12-Sept. 6, the beach will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Beach amenities include the Zoom Floom, Wibit Slide, and paddle board, kayak, and rowboat rentals. New this summer will be swim lessons at an additional fee for students with a beach membership.

The Spray Bay at the Recreation Center opens on May 29. The 2,800-square foot, zero-entry water playground will only be open on weekends through June 13, and will open daily starting June 14. The hours are Mondays through Fridays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., and weekends from 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Due to COVID-19, the Spray Bay is only available to people with a Family Recreation or Family All Inclusive membership. There are no drop-ins or guests permitted, and reservations are required. For more information, visit ridgefieldparksandrec.org, or call (203) 431-2755.