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Newhoca Park - Beach

Newhoca Beach

Facility Area Information


185 - 195 Grier Road
Vernon, CT 06066
Phone: (860) 870-3520

Public Swimming 2019
June 22 - August 18
185 Grier Road
Saturdays and Sundays: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Closed Monday-Friday

Facility Entrance Fees:
Vehicles: $5 (up to 5 passengers)
Walk-ins/additional passengers: $1

Season passes are available for purchase on site after opening day or at the Vernon Parks & Recreation Office after June 3.
Ages 3-12: $20 residents, $30 non-residents
Ages 13+: $25 residents, $35 non-residents


Newhoca Beach Safety Rules
  • All tobacco & alcohol products are prohibited.
  • No throwing rocks or sand.
  • Climbing on rocks is prohibited.
  • Fishing and fishing lines are not permitted within the swimming area.
  • Beach equipment must not block lifeguard chairs.
  • Swim suits are required to enter the water. Swim shirts must be approved.
  • Dogs/pets are not permitted on the sand or in the water.
  • Guests must stay within the Bouy line while in the water.
  • Use of snorkels and masks, other than goggles, are not allowed.
  • No diving.
  • Floatation devices are not allowed.
  • Sporting equipment and other toys are not permitted in the water.
  • Long hair must be tied back while in the water.
  • No foul language.
  • All guests 12 years old and under must be supervised by an adult at all times.
  • In the event of Thunder or Lightning, sand and water will be cleared for 30 minutes.
  • A complete list of facility rules is available for review at the First Aid station.
Management reserves the right to refuse admittance to, or eject from the premises any person(s) failing to comply with rules.

Fee Schedule
Newhoca Beach is available to rent, with lifeguards on duty, for private events during the summer season.  Fees start at $150 for a 2 hour block of time, and may increase based on party size.