Maple Street Beach

725 Sheridan Road, Winnetka
(847) 770-0817


2021 Beach Season

2021 season information will be posted in March.

Beach Rules

  • For the 2020 season, daily fees will not be accepted. Only season beach passes are available for purchase.
  • A season pass can be purchased online or at the Winnetka Park District Administration Building, located at 540 Hibbard Road, Winnetka, IL.
  • Swimming is allowed when beach is open, subject to weather and lake conditions.
  • Swimming is allowed only when lifeguards are present. Swimming is not allowed when lifeguards are not on duty at the beach.
  • Swimming is allowed only in the supervised swimming areas as posted at each beach.
  • A parent or guardian is fully responsible for the supervision of their child / children.
  • A child nine years old or younger must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Coast Guard-approved life jackets can be used only when a child is within arm’s reach of their parent. All other floatation devices are not allowed.
  • Scuba or snorkeling equipment is not allowed.
  • Children not toilet trained must wear tight fitting-plastic pants or swim diapers.
  • Beach facilities will be closed whenever water is considered unsafe by health department officials or lifeguards.
  • There is no roughhousing or horseplay allowed. Lifeguards will enforce this rule to ensure the safety of others.
  • No throwing rocks or sand in the swimming areas.
  • No jumping off piers.
  • Fires, including grills, are not allowed on the beach.
  • Glass containers are not allowed on the beach.
  • Alcohol is not allowed on the beach.
  • Smoking is prohibited at all Winnetka Park District facilities.
  • Dogs are only allowed at Centennial Dog Beach. Ordinance #504 will be enforced.
  • Winnetka Park District parking sticker or Village of Winnetka vehicle registration sticker must be present to park in the upper and lower lot at Tower Road Beach.
  • Non-motorized vessels are allowed only at Maple Street Beach and can launch on the south side. Please abide by all posted signs for the designated launching area.
  • All paddle boarders are required to utilize a safety leash. Children under the age of 13 are required to wear a life jacket when using a paddleboard/
  • No boogie boards and inflatable floatation devices allowed.
  • Motorized boats are not allowed at Tower Road and Maple Street Beach.
  • The Village of Winnetka Police Department maintains a regular patrol of the beach and enforces all Park District ordinances.
  • All other state and local health codes apply. Winnetka Park District Beach Rules

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