Maple Street Beach


725 Sheridan Road, Winnetka
(847) 770-0817


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


Season Pass

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.

Buy a season pass

Daily Admission

Patrons may pay a daily admission Monday through Wednesday only, excluding holidays.

Daily admission rates



Maple Street Beach is available for swimming. No boats, paddleboards, kayaks, Jet Skis, or vessels of any kind are allowed at Maple.


  • Trained lifeguards on duty (during the beach season only)
  • Pier for sun bathing and fishing
  • Beach house with restrooms
  • Off-street parking (must have a valid Winnetka Park District or Village of Winnetka sticker from May 15-Sept 15)


From May 15 to September 15, parking in the parking lot at Tower Road Beach and Maple Street Beach is restricted to vehicles with a valid Winnetka Park District or Village of Winnetka sticker

All other beach users are not permitted to park in the lot at Tower Road Beach or Maple Street Beach. These individuals may park at Winnetka Park District’s Hubbard Woods Park (939 Green Bay Road) and walk or bike to the beach. Violators of these regulations will receive a fine from the Winnetka Police Department.


Beach Rules

  • Individuals must purchase a season pass to enter the beach area Thursday through Sunday and holidays.
  • Individuals without a season pass may enter the beach area Monday through Wednesday, excluding holidays, by purchasing a daily pass.
  • Hours of operation are 9am to 9pm. At 9pm, all individuals will be asked to leave. Trespassers are subject to a fine from the Winnetka Police Dept.
  • No swimming when lifeguards are not present.
  • The beach and facility will be closed when water is unsafe.
  • Swimming is only allowed in designated swim areas.
  • Parents and/or guardians are responsible for supervising children.
  • Children nine and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • No flotation devices allowed, except Coast Guard-approved life jackets.
  • Children who are not toilet trained must wear tight-fitting plastic pants or swim diapers.
  • No scuba or snorkeling equipment allowed.
  • No roughhousing or horseplay allowed.
  • No throwing rocks or sand in the swimming areas.
  • No motorized or non-motorized vessels allowed.
  • No jumping off piers.
  • No fires, including grills, are allowed on the beach.
  • No glass containers allowed on the beach.
  • No alcohol allowed on the beach.
  • Smoking is not allowed in any Winnetka Park District facility.
  • No dogs allowed. Village ordinance #504 will be enforced.
  • The Village of Winnetka Police Department regularly patrols the beach and enforces all Park District ordinances.
  • Winnetka Park District parking sticker or Village of Winnetka vehicle registration sticker is required to park in the parking lot.
  • All other State and local health codes apply.

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