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Sears Park

Facility Information

68 North Main Street
East Hampton, CT 06424

Decription
It is the Town of East Hampton's only municipal park. Situated on Lake Pocotopaug the park was donated to the Town in 1910 by the Sears family. Between 1995 and 2005 the Town acquired the three adjacent properties to the north, expanding the park to approximately 3 acres.

Hours of Operation
April: 7:30AM – 8:00PM May: 7:30AM – 8:30PM June: 7:00AM - 8:30PM July: 7:00AM - 8:30PM August: 7:00AM - 8:30PM September and off season: 7:30AM – 8:00PM Concessions: June 23 - August 15 Monday - Friday from 8:30PM - 2:00PM

Rules and Regulations
Vehicle stickers must be adhered to the inside, on the driver's side windshield. Boats and watercraft stickers must be placed on the right (starboard) side of the boat. Sears Park stickers are not transferrable. Children under the age of 13 must be supervised by an adult. Please obey the 10 mph speed limit. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in the park at any time 3 strikes and you are out rule: Anyone asked to leave Sears Park by park personnel because of inappropriate behavior or language or for breaking park rules, will receive a strike. If this occurs on 3 occasions will be permanently barred from the confines of Sears Park. Swimming is permitted in designated areas only. No swimming permitted in the boat launch area. Flotation devices of any kind are prohibited. This includes arm bands, rafts, and floats. Fishing is not allowed in the swim area. Please park in an orderly fashion to accommodate other vehicles and boat trailers. Owners are responsible for clean up of waste from their pets. All pets must be leashed and are not allowed on the beach or in the water.

General Information

STICKERS:

Residents/taxpayers of East Hampton can pick up their Sears Park stickers at the Parks and Recreation Department, the Public Library, and the Police Department during regular business hours. Vehicle stickers are also available online through the town website, online stickers will be mailed daily and a $1 handling fee will be charged, you should receive them within 5 business days. The stickers will be available beginning on April 6, 2015. Bring your vehicle and boat registrations with you to get a sticker. Eligibility criteria is available at www.easthamptonct.gov. Park attendants will be on duty in mid-May; Sears Park will then be open at 7:00AM and close at 8:30PM.

FEES:

VEHICLE STICKERS: FREE, BOAT STICKER:  $50*

DAY PASSES AVAILABLE AT THE GATE  AT NO CHARGE WITH PROOF OF RESIDENCY * There are no day passes for CARS TOWING BOATS, OR FOR boats.

PAVILION:

Residents of East Hampton can rent the Pavilion for events for full or half-day rentals. The fees are $75/half-day or $125/full day. All reservations require a security deposit of $125.

LION’S PICNIC SHELTER:

Sears Park patrons may use this shelter when it is not reserved. Reservations are posted daily on the small kiosk next to the shelter with the specific reservations for that day. There is no cost to reserve the shelter; however, a completed reservation form is required.

GOVERNOR WILLIAM A. O’NEILL PERFORMING ARTS GAZEBO:

The Gazebo can be used for small family oriented performances and programs such as small musical performances, magic shows, plays, variety groups, etc. Music concerts are restricted to acoustic, instrumental or small jazz venues. Weddings and other special celebrations will be considered. Venues are lawn seating. The gazebo will not be used for loud bands and or concerts. The fees are $75 per day and a $25 additional fee is added on if electrical or stage lighting is required. All reservations also require a $125 security deposit.





Current Activities

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Program Activity Teams Date Time
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Tuesday May 23, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Wednesday May 24, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Thursday May 25, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Friday May 26, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Saturday May 27, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Sunday May 28, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Monday May 29, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Tuesday May 30, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Wednesday May 31, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Thursday June 1, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Friday June 2, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Saturday June 3, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Sunday June 4, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Monday June 5, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Tuesday June 6, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Wednesday June 7, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Thursday June 8, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Friday June 9, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Saturday June 10, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Sunday June 11, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Monday June 12, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Tuesday June 13, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Wednesday June 14, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Thursday June 15, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Friday June 16, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Saturday June 17, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Safe Boaters Course One-Day Basic Boating Course Saturday June 17, 2017 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Sunday June 18, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Monday June 19, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Summer Camp, Sears Park Extended Care Week 1 (8:00AM - 9:00AM) Tuesday June 20, 2017 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Tuesday June 20, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Summer Camp, Sears Park Sears Park Summer Camp Week 1 "Hello Friends" Tuesday June 20, 2017 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Summer Camp, Sears Park Extended Care Week 1 (3:00PM - 4:00PM) Tuesday June 20, 2017 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Summer Camp, Sears Park Extended Care Week 1 (4:00PM-5:00PM) Tuesday June 20, 2017 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Summer Camp, Sears Park Extended Care Week 1 (8:00AM - 9:00AM) Wednesday June 21, 2017 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Wednesday June 21, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Summer Camp, Sears Park Sears Park Summer Camp Week 1 "Hello Friends" Wednesday June 21, 2017 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Summer Camp, Sears Park Extended Care Week 1 (3:00PM - 4:00PM) Wednesday June 21, 2017 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Summer Camp, Sears Park Extended Care Week 1 (4:00PM-5:00PM) Wednesday June 21, 2017 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Summer Camp, Sears Park Extended Care Week 1 (8:00AM - 9:00AM) Thursday June 22, 2017 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Thursday June 22, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Summer Camp, Sears Park Sears Park Summer Camp Week 1 "Hello Friends" Thursday June 22, 2017 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Summer Camp, Sears Park Extended Care Week 1 (3:00PM - 4:00PM) Thursday June 22, 2017 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Summer Camp, Sears Park Extended Care Week 1 (4:00PM-5:00PM) Thursday June 22, 2017 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Summer Camp, Sears Park Extended Care Week 1 (8:00AM - 9:00AM) Friday June 23, 2017 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Sears Park Passes Sears Park Pass - Vehicle Friday June 23, 2017 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Summer Camp, Sears Park Sears Park Summer Camp Week 1 "Hello Friends" Friday June 23, 2017 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Summer Camp, Sears Park Extended Care Week 1 (3:00PM - 4:00PM) Friday June 23, 2017 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Summer Camp, Sears Park Extended Care Week 1 (4:00PM-5:00PM) Friday June 23, 2017 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM