Saturday August 25, 2018  at Ocean Beach Park, south part of New London, CT

 

PARKING / AMENITIES

  • Ocean Beach Park is located at 98 Neptune Avenue in New London along the Long Island Sound.  It has a 1/2 mile “sugar-sand” beach along with amusement rides, watersides, arcade, miniature golf, swimming pool, spray park, playground, and a nature trail.

  • The park has bathrooms, changing rooms and lockers, and outdoor showers along with cafe, lounge, bar, snack bar, and ice cream stand.  There is also a picnic area in case you would like to pack a lunch but there are no grills.

  • Parking is $23 per carload but one can park on nearby streets and walk-in for $7 per person.  Bicycles at walk-in rate.

  • Ask your friends to carpool or park downtown and take a cab or bus!  SEAT Bus #13 goes to Ocean Beach every hour during the day.  See bus and taxi links below.

Additional year round  information for Ocean Beach Park:

Ocean Beach Park- Season Pass    $120.00

Ocean Beach Park Season Pass for New London Resident:    $85.00

Flex Pass transferable between vehicles  $40.00 upgrade to above passes  Only one vehicle in the park at any time

New London Senior Citizen 62 years and over $30.00 must prove age and residency.  no flex pass available for senior passes

Mini Golf    $7.00 multiple plays

Waterslides:

Single ride $3.00

Half Day  11:00-2:00  or    2:00-5:00    $10.00

All Day    $15.00

Rides  various by tokens

Group Rates are available.  Please call Ocean Beaches sales office at 860-447-3031 ext 113

More Ocean Beach Park Information Here!

TRANSPORTATION

Amtrak train station is located at 27 Water and State Streets in downtown New London.

Greyhound bus station is located next to the train station at 45 Water Street in downtown New London. (zip code 06320)

Local Bus (SEAT #13) runs from downtown near train station to Ocean Beach Park.  Fare is $1.50 and it is around 1/2 hour ride to/from Ocean Beach/Downtown.

Taxis are always found outside of Union Station and there are several companies you can call.

  • Red and White Taxi 860-443-2255

  • Port City Taxi 860-444-9222

  • Harry’s Taxi 860-442-4054

Ferry Boats come from Long Island, Block Island and Fishers Island and board near the train station in downtown New London.

LODGING

DINING

Restaurants – Walk up and down Bank and State Streets to explore New London’s many restaurants or stop by the city’s only queer restaurant!

Dev’s on Bank – 463 Bank Street

 

NIGHTLIFE

Go to Pre-Party at New London’s Premier Gay Bar!

O’Neill’s Brass Rail – 52 Bank Street

 

 

 

 

 

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