Groton Sports & Outdoors

  • Eastern Point Beach from Avery Point
    Eastern Point Beach from Avery Point
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    House at the end of the point
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    Kayaking and Sailing

    by grandmaR Written Aug 5, 2008

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    Kayakers off Avery Point
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    There was a LOT of boating activity visible from Avery Point. Mostly sailing, but I took one picture of this kayak.

    Equipment: Groton Community Boating Club (GCBC) is located on Beebe Cove in Spicer Park in Noank. For an active member to be able to use the club’s shells and kayaks, she/he has either taken a rowing, sculling, or kayaking class through Groton Parks and Recreation (GP&R) or GCBC within the last 12 months or receives approval from the Boating Club Coordinator. The active club members must be able to swim

    Groton also has the Groton Long Point Yacht Club

    Related to:
    • Kayaking
    • Sailing and Boating
    • Eco-Tourism

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    Eastern Point Beach

    by grandmaR Written Aug 5, 2008

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    Eastern Point Beach from Avery Point
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    Eastern Point Beach is a small family-oriented beach at the mouth of the Thames River near the University of Connecticut's Avery Point campus which is where I took my pictures. It is where the Sound meets the Thames River.

    I have not been here, but I find that the site offer showers, picnic tables, concession stand and playground. Shallow water depths along the beach and seasonal supervised swimming also make this beach a favorite for families. Fishing is also available (photo 5), and you can watch the ferries go back and forth along the Thames River (photo 4)

    Equipment: Seasonal parking stickers are available for purchase on an annual basis. A daily parking fee is also an option. Fees range from $7 - $11

    If you want to fish, bring your own equipment.

    Related to:
    • Eco-Tourism
    • Fishing
    • Beaches

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