Hours of Operation: Mon-Wed: 8:00-4:30 Thur: 8:00-5:30 Fri: 8:00-12:00

Woodtick Recreation Center

The Woodtick Recreation Area consists of two separate sections, a beach area and a pavilion area. These are described below.

Woodtick Recreation Area
201 Nichols Road (off of RT69)
Wolcott, CT 06716
General Info:
Telephone: 203-879-6903
Email: woodtickrec@wolcottct.org

Come spend a nice sunny day on our large sandy beach and enjoy the swimming area with a slide, raft and safe children’s area. You’re sure to keep busy with volleyball, basketball and a playground area for kids. When your ready for something to eat, take advantage of our large picnic area with grills or enjoy our expansive selection at the Snack Bar.

Annual Opening/Closing:
Each year, the beach opens at the beginning of Memorial Day Weekend and closes at the end of Labor Day weekend.

Daily Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
Sat-Sun & Holidays: 9:00AM – 7:00PM

Admission for the beach is very reasonable, and parking is FREE. Different rates apply for residents verses non-residents.

If you are having an event, birthday, anniversary party, reunion or just a get together with friends, consider the Pavilion at the Woodtick Recreation Area. You’ll find everything you need to make your event a success:

  • lighted pavilion
  • 3 horseshoe pits
  • volleyball court
  • bocci court
  • large grass area for games
  • cooking facilities
  • picnic tables
  • restrooms
  • FREE parking

In addition, our beach area is just a short walk away when you area ready to cool off. Separate admission prices apply.

The Pavilion is rented on a first-come, first-served basis, so email woodtickrec@wolcottct.org or call 203-879-6903 to book your date with us early.


The following is the fee schedule for the Woodtick Recreation Area:


General Admission:

  Weekdays Weekends/Holidays
Wolcott Residents* $3.00 $4.00
Non-Residents* $6.00 $8.00
Seniors* $3.00 $4.00
July 4th Pricing* $5.00 $10.00

* Children under 3 are FREE

Season Passes:

  Single Family
Wolcott Residents* $75.00 $150.00
Non-Residents* $150.00 $300.00


Single-day Rentals:

  Monday-Thursday Friday-Sunday All Town – Non-Profit
Pavilion Pricing* $300 $400 $275

Click here for a printable version of the fee schedule.

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