Elder Lane Beach

299 Sheridan Road, Winnetka
(847) 513-4374


  • Beach house with restrooms
  • Parking lot (free, no permit required)
  • Playground at top of bluff
  • Non-motorized boat launch

Swimming Beach

2019 Beach Season
June 8 – August 18
Monday – Sunday: 9am-7pm

Daily Rates
$6 residents / $12 non-residents

Season Passes
Season passes are available for our three swimming beaches: Elder, Maple and Tower. Click here to learn more.

Non-Motorized Boat Launch

2019 Boating Season
June 8 – August 25
Monday-Sunday: 9am-7pm

Daily Rates
All non-season pass holders must purchase a daily pass during the season to use the beach launch. Daily rates are not valid for personal water crafts, and include one parking pass. A daily pass for Elder Lane Beach does not include access to the swimming area.

Beach Launch Res/Non-Res
Weekdays (Monday-Friday) $6/12
Weekends & Holidays $20/40

Season Passes
Season passes are available for motorized boats and personal water crafts at Lloyd Boat Launch and/or Elder Lane Beach. Click here to learn more.

Elder Lane Beach House Rental

The Winnetka Park District rents out the Elder Lane beach house for birthday parties and other gatherings from May 15 to October 15. For more information, call (847) 501-2040 or click here.


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