All visitors must have a season pass or pay a daily admission to access the beaches and boat launch. Entry is restricted to season pass holders Thursday through Sunday and holidays (i.e., daily admissions are not accepted those days).

Maple Street Beach

Swimming Beach
725 Sheridan Road, Winnetka
P: (847) 770-0817

June 5 – August 15
Monday – Sunday: 9am – 9pm

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Tower Road Beach

Swimming Beach
899 Sheridan Road, Winnetka
P: (847) 513-4760

June 5 – August 22
Monday – Sunday: 9am – 9pm

August 23 – September 6
Monday – Friday: 4pm – 8pm
Saturday – Sunday: 9am – 8pm

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Lloyd Beach

Motorized & Non-Motorized Boating
799 Sheridan Road, Winnetka, IL
P: (847) 770-0821

May 15 – August 22
Monday – Sunday: 6am – 9pm (staff available 8am to dusk)

August 23 – September 26
Monday – Friday: 4pm – 8pm (staff available during these times)
Saturday – Sunday: 9am – 8pm (staff available during these times)

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Centennial Beach

Off-Leash Dog Beach
225 Sheridan Road, Winnetka
P: (847) 501-2040

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Elder Lane Beach

CLOSED FOR THE 2021 SEASON

 

Lakefront Improvements

Last year, the Park District invested $5.5M to protect our community’s beaches and bluffs. Enhancements will continue in 2021 with a projected investment of $9M. These project costs currently are paid using a mix of revenues, reserves, and alternative revenue bonds. To help support these efforts, please consider a tax-deductible donation to the Winnetka Parks Foundation.

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)
 

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