The original owner of Sprite Island, Sidney G. DeKay, used the property as a breeding grounds for collies.
Sprite Island Yacht Club was originally formed by dissatisfied members of the former Ascension Beach and Pool Club in the early 1950s.
Though (geologically) Sprite Island is one of the Norwalk Islands, it is in Westport waters.
A bluff on Sprite Island’s eastern shore is considered the Long Island Sound shoreline’s highest natural point in Norwalk.
Each year, the Sprite Island Yacht Club hosts an authentic New England-style clam bake using heated stones and seaweed.