Winnetka Waterfront 2030 Plan

In conjunction with residents and lakefront experts, the Winnetka Park District developed and adopted the Winnetka Waterfront 2030 plan in 2016. This plan is meant to serve as a conceptual guide for future projects that preserve and enhance our five beaches.

Click here to read the full plan.

Current Progress

Lloyd Beach

Complete

  • New breakwater system
  • Beach replenishment
  • Bluff restoration in the upper park area (removed invasive vegetation, planted new native vegetation, conducted controlled burns)
  • New boardwalk extending from the beach house to the parking lot
  • South beach access ramp improvements
  • Bluff restoration in the lower park areas (reinforce against erosion, plant native vegetation)
  • Fenced-in motorized boat storage renovations
  • New / relocated non-motorized boat racks on the south beach 
  • Boat launch repaving

Tower Road Beach

Complete

  • New staircase from parkland to beach
  • New ADA lookout at top of bluff
  • New overlook platform along staircase
  • Upper parking lot entry plaza and sidewalk renovations
  • Bluff restoration (reinforced against erosion, removed invasive vegetation, planted new native vegetation)

In Process

  • Maintenance of new bluff vegetation (ongoing for next three years)

Elder + Centennial Beaches

Complete

In Process

  • Design and engineering of new breakwater system and bluff improvements at both beaches

Maple Street Beach

Complete

  • Bluff restoration (reinforced against erosion, removed invasive vegetation, planted new native vegetation)

In Process

  • Maintenance of new bluff vegetation (ongoing for next three years)

Beach + Park Master Plans

Tower Road Beach + Park

Lloyd Beach + Park

Maple Street Beach + Park

Elder/Centennial Beach + Park


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