July 4th Updates

School’s out and summer is in full swing.  We hope everyone is off to a great start and enjoying the sunny weather. With the coming July 4th weekend, we wanted to catch our members up on our current status.  We will be checking membership status more rigorously during holiday weekends, so please remember to bring your membership card.



  •  If it is not possible to maintain social distancing OR the beach has reached the posted capacity, no more visitors will be allowed on the beach.
  • Please bring your membership cards to the beach. Board members will be spot-checking, so please be courteous.
  • No guests. Details Here
  • No parties.
  • Sanitize your picnic table when finished, members are responsible for sanitizing shared spaces, including the picnic tables.
  • Carry in, Carry out:  please take all of your trash and recycling with you when leaving.
  • Hand sanitizer is available in the port-o-john at Sandy Beach.
  • The NIA operates 4 beaches, please consider using another property on a busy day.
  • Refrain from coming to the beach if in the previous 14 days you:
    • Have been diagnosed with COVID-19
    • Have experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g. cough, fever, shortness of breath)
    • Have traveled outside of Massachusetts
    • Have had exposure to someone with known or suspected COVID-1

2020 Mail-in Application

We are excited to announce our online registration for the 2020 season, but appreciate some of our members may prefer to mail in a copy of the forms.  Below is a link to the membership application and liability form.

2020 NIA application mail



Please print both forms and mail them to:

Nabnasset Improvement Association

PO Box 1124

Westford, MA 01886

(checks can be made payable to: NIA)

2020 Spring Clean Up


Always lots of fun!

Here are the details:

  • Date: Saturday, May 16
  • Time: 8:30 AM at Sandy Beach, then we’ll spread out
  • Bring your tools to spread sand (rakes, shovels, etc).
  • We’ll bring the coffee and donuts
  • We are normally done by lunch

Thanks in advance for helping out!

2020 NIA Scholarship Application

Hello Members,

We are excited to announce the NIA will once again be awarding a scholarship to a graduating high school senior. Below is the essay application for seniors who do not attend Westford Academy. This includes graduates of Nashoba Technical High School, home school programs, and other accredited private high schools. WA seniors can go through the scholarship page on WA’s website.

Reminder: A child or grandchild of NIA members are allowed and encouraged to apply. They must have acceptance to an accredited institution of higher learning or applicable trade school.

Thank you, members, for your participation. We’re looking forward to a great season and will keep you posted on upcoming events.

Nabnasset Improvement Association Scholarship Award

2018 Spring Cleanup

Always lots of fun!

Here are the details:

  • Date: Saturday, April 28
  • Time: 8:30 AM at Sandy Beach, then we’ll spread out
  • Bring your implements of winter-time destruction (rakes, shovels, leaf blowers, etc).
  • We’ll bring the coffee and donuts
  • We are normally done by lunch

Thanks in advance for helping out!

@ Big Raffles at the Opening Cookout!

This just in… Two generous donations to the NIA cause are going to make two families very happy this summer.  At 3:00 the afternoon of our Opening Summer Cookout we’ll be raffling off… wait for it…  (face value $320) for Saturday, August 26 at Fenway Park and… a Family Summer Membership to the Westford Swim and Fitness Club (a $949 value)! WSTC Raffle tickets are $10 a piece (buy as many as you like) and you must pick the prize at time of purchase.  You don’t have to be present at the drawing to win, but you do have to buy the tickets the day of the Cookout.  Hope to see you there!

Opening Day Picnic 2017

Jump into the summer right with our Opening Day Picnic on Saturday, June 17 (rain date June 18) at Sandy Beach.  Attendance is free!  The Board of Directors will have grilling stuff and we just ask that members pitch in and donate their favorite sides and desserts.  Lots for the kids to do as always.