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  1. Beaches in CT, NY, NJ will be open officially as of Friday, May 22 with social distancing.
  2. There will be no fees for CT Residents.
  3. Swimming allowed only at shoreline state parks. None at inland state parks.
  4. People must be 15’ apart, blanket to blanket. There has to be a 6’ radius around each blanket and a 3’ walkway between blankets.
  5. You cannot be in a group larger than 5 people, this should be your family that you are sheltering with, not friends or others not living with you.
  6. Social distancing of 6’ when walking around.
  7. Use face masks when near others, do not wear them in the water.
  8. Public bathrooms will be closed but there MAY be portable toilets.
  9. Beaches and parks may be closed if social distancing not followed or they reach capacity.
  10. There will be no lifeguards until later in the season at shoreline beaches.
  11. Closures due to bacterial issues will be found on twitter @CTStateParks or 866-287-2757.
  12. Town beaches status determined independently by the Town, check with them.

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