Maple Street Beach

725 Sheridan Road, Winnetka
(847) 770-0817


2021 Beach Season

2021 season information will be posted in March.

Beach Rules

  1. For the 2020 season, daily fees will not be accepted. Only season beach passes are available for purchase.
  2. A season pass can be purchased online or at the Winnetka Park District Administration Building, located at 540 Hibbard Road, Winnetka, IL.
  3. Swimming is allowed when beach is open, subject to weather and lake conditions.
  4. Swimming is allowed only when lifeguards are present. Swimming is not allowed when lifeguards are not on duty at the beach.
  5. Swimming is allowed only in the supervised swimming areas as posted at each beach.
  6. A parent or guardian is fully responsible for the supervision of their child / children.
  7. A child nine years old or younger must be accompanied by an adult.
  8. 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.
  9. Scuba or snorkeling equipment is not allowed.
  10. Children not toilet trained must wear tight fitting-plastic pants or swim diapers.
  11. Beach facilities will be closed whenever water is considered unsafe by health department officials or lifeguards.
  12. There is no roughhousing or horseplay allowed. Lifeguards will enforce this rule to ensure the safety of others.
  13. No throwing rocks or sand in the swimming areas.
  14. No jumping off piers.
  15. Fires, including grills, are not allowed on the beach.
  16. Glass containers are not allowed on the beach.
  17. Alcohol is not allowed on the beach.
  18. Smoking is prohibited at all Winnetka Park District facilities.
  19. Dogs are only allowed at Centennial Dog Beach. Ordinance #504 will be enforced.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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/
  23. No boogie boards and inflatable floatation devices allowed.
  24. Motorized boats are not allowed at Tower Road and Maple Street Beach.
  25. The Village of Winnetka Police Department maintains a regular patrol of the beach and enforces all Park District ordinances.
  26. All other state and local health codes apply. Winnetka Park District Beach Rules

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