Sandy Beach
"The Best Kept Secret on Bantam Lake"
East Shore Road, Morris
(Operated by Sandy Beach Commission
from Towns of Litchfield & Morris)

Swimming Lesson Sign-ups
Saturday, June 3 ~ 10am - 1pm
Saturday, June 10 ~ 10am - 1pm

Swim sessions:
l – June 26– July 7
(no lessons on July 4)
ll – July 10 – July 21
lll – July 31  – August 11
Lessons are taught by Red Cross certified instructors.
Lesson fees are $10 per child per session.
Families must have a current season’s pass to sign up for lessons.
Beach passes are available at the Morris
and Litchfield Town Halls and at the beach.

Sandy Beach Opens for Weekends
Memorial Day Weekend ~ 9am-7pm

Sandy Beach Opens for Summer
Saturday, June 24 ~ 9am-7pm

Sandy Beach on East Shore Road in Morris
will be open weekends starting Memorial Day weekend
and daily for the summer beginning Saturday, June 24.  
Beach hours are 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Beach fees:
$65. - Resident Family
$85. - Non-Resident Family

Sandy Beach Triathlon
Friday, July 28 ~ 5pm


Sandy Beach is located on East Shore Road in Morris, CT.
The beach is operated by the Sandy Beach Commission which is
comprised of members from the towns of Morris and Litchfield.
The property and buildings are owned by the White Memorial Foundation.

Sandy Beach offers  a beautiful sandy beach with lifeguard protected swimming,
swim instructions, changing rooms, volleyball, basketball, lakeside access to boaters,
shady picnic areas, a canoe launch, a snack shack, fishing areas, and a float with slide.

Open Daily: Memorial Day until Labor Day
Hours: 9am - 7pm

Season or daily passes available at the Litchfield
and Morris Town Halls and at the beach.              
$65 ~ Resident family - $85 ~Non-resident family
 Admission fees: $5.00 weekdays per car or boat
$15.00  weekends per car or boat
$1.00 per hiker or bike

From Litchfield: Alain White Rd.- turn right onto East Shore Rd.
                        From Morris: Alain White Rd. - turn left onto East Shore Rd.

Sandy Beach Swim Lessons:
Children must be five years old or eligible for Kindergarten to enroll.  
Patrons enrolling children in lessons will need a season's pass.
 Passes are available at the Litchfield and Morris Town Halls and at the beach.  
Fees for lessons are $10 per child per two week session.

2016 Red Cross Certified Swim Instructors
Connor Dieck (left) & Matt Demirs

swim lessons ~ June 2016

Lake swim ~ Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Starting at Litchfield Town Beach (above) and swimming across the lake to Sandy Beach (below).

Fun Day ~ last day of swim lessons ~ August 12, 2016

BZ Beach Photos ~ June 2016


Fun Day - Last Day of Swim Lessons
Friday, August 16, 2013






Swim lesson students in the highest level swim across Bantam Lake
from Litchfield Town Beach to Sandy Beach on Tuesday, August 9, 2011.