Elder Lane Beach

299 Sheridan Road, Winnetka
(847) 513-4374

Swimming Beach

2018 Beach Season
June 9 – August 19
Monday – Sunday: 9am-7pm

Daily Rates
$5 residents / $10 non-residents


  • Beach house with restrooms
  • Off-street parking
  • Playground at top of bluff

Non-Motorized Boat Launch

2018 Boat Launch Season
June 9 – August 26
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) $5 $10
Weekends & Holidays $15 $30

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.

2018 Rental Fees

Residents $30 per hour / Non-Residents $60 per hour
(fee includes set-up & clean up time)

Rental Deposit

Are required at the time of application submittal. A 50% nonrefundable deposit is required for all rentals. Once application is confirmed the 50% will be placed towards the rental fee. If a rental is canceled, the 50% deposit will not be refunded.

Security Deposit

Are required from all groups using any Park District parks and/or facilities. Groups must make a $100 deposit. Security deposits will be refunded in full approximately one to two weeks after your rental. The Park District reserves the right to withhold all or a portion of the security deposit any damages, loss of keys, or excessive time spent for  clean up for our staff. Damages over and above the deposit fee will be charged to the group and/or contact person named on this application. The Park District reserves the right to make adjustments in these fees as necessary.

Park/Facility Application