Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Rocky Neck Reopens For Swimming, Gay City State Park Remains Closed

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The swimming area of Rocky Neck State Park in Niantic reopened Friday after tests showed no elevated bacteria levels in the water, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

Swimming at Gay City State Park in Hebron remains off limits due to water quality and

Gay City State Park was retested and results are due tomorrow.

The swimming area of Mashamoquet Brook State Park in Pomfret remains closed due to maintenance.

They said local health departments are responsible for sampling municipal beaches and swimming areas, so contact your local public health agency for information on closures of local swimming areas.

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