Calf Pasture and Shady Beach

Calf Pasture Beach and Shady Beach 

There’s so much to do here everyday!
Baseball/softball, volleyball, skate park, playground, refreshing splash pad, sun and sand sports, the sailing school, bocce, basketball and 3/4 of a mile of scenic coast line with tremendous views. There are also special events scheduled all season long ranging from classic car shows to fabulous free concerts! (Some activities may be suspended due to COVID-19) Enjoy a casual meal of beachy food, or try the delicious fresh seafood at Ripka’s. Always fresh and served with a smile!

Day Parking Passes

All Non-Resident Parking for Calf Pasture Beach at TAYLOR FARM ONLY, there are 75 parking spots available per day (it is first come first serve) Please pay before leaving your car. Parking Passes can be purchased on the ParkMobile app or by calling 877-727-5730. (Beach Zone# 2035)
The non-resident parking fee is $40/car on weekdays before 5:00pm, $20/ car after 5:00pm. Non-Residents will NOT be allowed in the beach on Saturday and Sunday for the remainder of the Summer season. You can also call our Beach Hotline at (203)854-7938 for more information. 

Click HERE for Beach fees 

The "Landlocked towns 2020 season pass" will no longer be sold for the 2020 season. For Norwalk residents who have a vehicle registered in another town- you can still buy your Beach and Disposal Pass at City Hall- Please bring proof of address and your car registration to the Recreation and Parks walk-up window at City Hall. It will be available Monday-Friday from 9am-12noon. 

Download a resident parking pass 

Resident Beach & Boat Pass Information

Beach Rules Due to COVID-19

Reglas de la playa durante COVID-19


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Wedding at beach

Wedding Ceremony at the beach...

If you’re wishing for a blue water backdrop for your special day and you can’t do the Caribbean, how about a celebration at Calf Pasture Beach, or neighboring Shady Beach? Both offer easily affordable options that don’t require shoes. We can’t guarantee rainbows but they do happen! Click HERE for fee information.

If you have any questions about having your special event here please email or call 203-854-7806

Kayak Rack Rental 

The City of Norwalk Recreation and Parks Department is excited to now offer Kayak storage Rental at Calf Pasture Beach for $150.00 per season (One Kayak space per person).

 If you would like to be placed on the wait list, please email your name, address and phone number to

Rental application form

Rental Rules

Calf Pasture Kayak