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The Fairfield Beach Residents Association
1080 Old Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824

The Fairfield Beach Residents Association, founded in 1955, is a neighborhood group interested in improving theMore quality of life for homeowners living in the area bordered by Fairfield Beach Road, Old Post Road, Beach Road and Reef Road.

The neighborhood group was originally known as the Fairfield Beach Road Association, but changed its name and expanded its geographic coverage in 1998.

The Fairfield Beach Residents Association addresses issues that include beach and creek erosion, litter, traffic and speeding, activities of town government, disruptive behavior and neighborhood safety.

The group's objectives in 2010 include supporting the court-ordered injunction against the Lantern Point Condominium Association, which was previously the location for heavily-attended and loud parties held by university students; pursuing noise abatement and greater speeding enforcement; supporting increased police patrols at Fairfield Beach and the Police Department's "zero tolerance policy" for disruptive behavior at Fairfield Beach; continuing beach and street cleanups; contributing to plantings and other beautification projects; continuing to represent the Fairfield Beach neighborhood at town meetings; and pursuing initiatives to address severe beach erosion along Fairfield's shoreline.

Membership dues are $50 for a basic (bluefish) membership; $75 for a starfish membership, $100 for a sandpiper membership and $25 for those who have special circumstances.

Membership dues help to pay for annual litter cleanups, plantings, insurance, the mailing of newsletters, acquisition of crime statistics, legal fees and other expenses related to the neighborhood association's work on behalf of the neighborhood.

The Fairfield Beach Residents Association's mailing address is P.O. Box 513, Fairfield CT 06824.

The location given here for the Fairfield Beach Residents Association is Fairfield Public Library, where the group holds its annual meeting in September.

Penfield Beach
323 Fairfield Beach Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824

Penfield Beach, 3.5 acres in size and located at 323 Fairfield Beach Road, is one of six beaches in town and includesMore two pavilions that residents and non-residents can rent for private parties.

Penfield Beach also includes boat launches, sailboat racks, changing rooms, a food concession and a playground.

Penfield Beach is free and open to the public, but people who park their cars there must have a beach sticker from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day.

Beach stickers for Penfield Beach, which also include the other four Long Island Sound beaches, South Benson Marina and the town dump, cost $20 for people who have a motor vehicle registered in Fairfield. If that person is at least 62 years old or permanently disabled, the beach sticker is free. The beach sticker is also free if a person has a car registered in Fairfield and wants only a beach sticker for Penfield Beach.

Beach stickers for Penfield Beach, the other four Long Island Sound beaches in town, South Benson Marina and the town dump cost $20 for people who are permanent residents of Fairfield with sole access to an out-of-town company car.

People who do not have a car registered in Fairfield, but who own real estate in Fairfield, can get a beach sticker for Penfield Beach, the other four Long Island Sound beaches and South Benson Marina for $55.

Current and former town employees who do not have a car registered in Fairfield can get a beach sticker for Penfield Beach, the other four Long Island Sound beaches and South Benson Marina for $45.

People who do not have a car registered in Fairfield and who do not meet the exceptions listed above can get a beach sticker for Penfield Beach and Jennings Beach for $135.

Daily parking rates at Penfield Beach (for those without beach stickers) are $15 on weekdays and $25 on weekend days and holidays.

Penfield Beach has eight lifeguards during peak times in the summer.

Dogs and horses, accompanied by their owners, are allowed on the beach from Oct. 1 to March 31. Dogs must be leashed, and people must clean up after their dogs and horses, according to the Parks and Recreation Department's regulations.

The cost to rent Penfield I Pavilion, which includes seating for 225 people but no kitchen facilities, is $500 for residents and $900 for non-residents, from May 29 to Sept. 6. The facility rents daily from 8 p.m. to midnight.

The cost to rent the Jacky Durrell Pavilion, which includes seating for 125 people and full kitchen facilities, is $800 for residents and $1,200 for non-residents, from April 16 to Oct. 10. This pavilion rents from noon to 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays; and from noon to 4 p.m. or 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and holidays. Afternoon parties cannot be held during the months of July and August.

Evening parties at either pavilion that include alcohol require hiring a Fairfield police officer for four hours at an additional cost of $228.

Sasco Beach
1401 Sasco Hill Road, Fairfield, CT 06824

Sasco Beach, located at 1401 Sasco Hill Road, is one of six beaches in town and includes a food concession.

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Sasco Beach, about nine acres in size, is free and open to the public, but people who park their cars there must have a beach sticker from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day.

Beach stickers for Sasco Beach, which also cover the other four Long Island Sound beaches in town, South Benson Marina and the town dump, cost $20 for people who have a car registered in Fairfield or who are permanent Fairfield residents with sole use of an out-of-town company car. Beach stickers are free for people who have a car registered in Fairfield and who are at least 62 years old or permanently disabled.

People who do not have a car registered in Fairfield but who own real estate in town may get a beach sticker for Sasco Beach, the other four Long Island Sound beaches and South Benson Marina for $55.

Current and former town employees who do not have a car registered in town may get a beach sticker for Sasco Beach, the other four Long Island Sound beaches and South Benson Marina for $45.

Sasco Beach has three lifeguards during peak times in the summer.

Dogs and horses, accompanied by their owners, are allowed on the beach from Oct. 1 to March 31. Dogs must be leashed, and people must clean up after their dogs and horses, according to the Parks and Recreation Department's regulations.

Kiwanis Club of Fairfield
74 Beach Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824

The Kiwanis Club of Fairfield, chartered in 1961, is committed to improving the lives of youth in Fairfield andMore surrounding communities through raising money and service projects in the fields of pediatric trauma, safety, childcare, early development, infant health nutrition and parenting skills.

Kiwanis Club of Fairfield service projects also have addressed other needs in the community, such as working to stop substance abuse, helping the elderly, promoting literacy and supporting youth sports and recreation.

K-Kids clubs in elementary schools, Builders clubs in middle schools, Key clubs in high schools and Circle K clubs at the collegiate level are all Kiwanis organizations that teach community service and leadership skills to young people.

The Kiwanis Club's fundraisers include an annual Juried Arts & Crafts Fair in September and an annual golf tournament, and it also raises money through the sale of fruits and snacks.

The Kiwanis Club's weekly meetings, at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday in the Gaelic-American Club, 74 Beach Road, are open to the public and membership is open to local, civic-minded professionals, business people and residents who want to make a positive impact on children in the community.

Jennings Beach
880 S Benson Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824

Jennings Beach, 27 acres and located at 880 South Benson Road, is the largest of the six beaches in town and isMore traditionally the place where residents go to view the 4th of July fireworks display.

Jennings Beach is free and open to the public, but people who drive there must have a beach sticker to park their cars from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day.

Jennings Beach also has a new skate park that features twists and turns, a pyramid, a quarter pipe, camel humps, a pole jam, a railing and a sidewalk with waves on it. The skate park is recommended for people who are at least 10 years old, and helmets and pads are required. Admission to the skate park is free, but people must either pay a fee or have a beach sticker to park their cars there.

Jennings Beach also includes boat launches, sailboat racks, a food concession and a playground and is a venue for swimming lessons, sailing lessons and volleyball.

Beach stickers for Jennings Beach and the other four Long Island Sound beaches, South Benson Marina and the town dump cost $20 for people who have a motor vehicle registered in Fairfield. If that person is at least 62 years old or permanently disabled, the beach sticker is free.

Beach stickers for Jennings Beach and the other four Long Island Sound beaches, as well as South Benson Marina and town dump, cost $20 for people who are permanent residents in town and who have sole use of an out-of-town company car.

Beach stickers for Jennings Beach and the other four Long Island Sound beaches and South Benson Marina cost $55 for people who own real estate in town but whose cars are registered out-of-town.

Beach stickers for Jennings Beach and the other four Long Island Sound beaches and South Benson Marina cost $45 for current and former town employees.

People who do not have a motor vehicle registered in town and who do not meet the exceptions listed above can get a beach sticker for Jennings Beach and Penfield Beach for $135.

Daily parking rates at Jennings Beach (for those without beach stickers) are $15 on weekdays and $25 on weekend days and holidays.

Jennings Beach has 12 lifeguards during peak times in the summer.

Dogs and horses, accompanied by their owners, are allowed on the beach from Oct. 1 to March 31. Dogs do not have to be leashed while on Jennings Beach, but they do have to be under the control of their owners. People must clean up after their dogs and horses, according to the Parks and Recreation Department's regulations.

Jennings Beach is the only public beach where bonfires are permitted subject to approval from the Fairfield fire marshal. Alcohol is not permitted at bonfires.