Elder Lane Beach
Elder Lane Beach – Closed
Updated 11 months ago
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Elder Lane Beach is closed for the 2022 season. Please visit Maple and Tower beaches.
About the Park
Elder Lane Beach is available for swimming and non-motorized boating (kayaking, sailing, paddle boarding, etc.). Motorized boats and personal watercrafts (Jet Ski, WaveRunner, Sea-Doo, etc.) are not permitted.
Entry to the beaches is restricted to season pass holders Thursday through Sunday and holidays (i.e., daily admissions are not accepted those days). Pass holders have unlimited access to the beaches seven days a week.
2023 Beach Season: Closed*
*Due to current lake levels and potential safety concerns, Elder Lane Beach will be closed for the 2023 beach season, unless the Park District Board determines the beach safe for patron use and votes to reopen the beach. Tower Road and Maple Street Beaches will be open for swimming. Lloyd Beach + Stepan Family Boat Launch will be open for non-motorized and motorized boating.
Patrons may pay a daily admission Monday through Wednesday only, excluding holidays.
Limited boat storage is available for non-motorized boats.
- Boat Launch and Storage (Non-Motorized)
- Kayak and Paddleboard Rentals
- Off-street parking (must have a valid Winnetka Park District or Village of Winnetka sticker)
- Pier Fishing
- Pier for Sunbathing