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Madison Parks provides lifeguard services for the Madison Park public beaches listed below. Water quality conditions are monitored by Public Health Madison & Dane County.  Please be sure to check Public Health Madison & Dane County Beach Conditions for daily closings and conditions.

Lifeguards will not be on-duty when beaches are closed by Public Health or during inclement weather.

UPDATE FOR JULY 31 & AUGUST 1, 2016: Due to Paddle and Portage no lifegards will be on duty at Olbrich Beach.

 

 

REGIONAL STAFFED BEACHES 
Lifeguard on-duty daily 11:00am-7:00pm (Friday, June 10 - Monday, September 5, 2016)
BB Clarke Beach, 835 Spaight St.
Olbrich Park Beach, 3527 Atwood Avenue
Tenney Park Beach, 1300 Sherman Avenue
Vilas Park Beach, 1501 Vilas Park Drive

NEIGHBORHOOD STAFFED BEACHES
Lifeguard on-duty daily 12:30–4:30pm (Friday, June 10 - Monday, September 5, 2016)
Bernie's Beach, 901 Gilson St.
Esther Beach, 2802 Waunona Way
James Madison Park Beach, 614 E. Gorham St.
Olin Park Beach, 1156 Olin-Turville Ct.
Spring Harbor Beach, 1918 Norman Way
Warner Park Beach, 1101 Woodward Dr.

UNSTAFFED BEACHES
Brittingham Park Beach, 701 West Brittingham Pl.
Marshall Park Beach, 2101 Allen Blvd.

  • B.B. Clarke Beach

    Public Health Testing:
    OK
    Address: 835 Spaight St.
    Restroom: Yes
    Drinking Water: Yes
    Parking: Street Parking
    Amenities: Diving Float, Playground

    Swim Ropes: Yes
    Lifeguard: Yes

    Beach Details
  • Bernie's Beach

    Public Health Testing:
    OK
    Address: 901 Gilson St.
    Restroom: Yes
    Drinking Water: Yes
    Parking: Street Parking
    Amenities: Picnic Tables

    Swim Ropes: Yes
    Lifeguard: Yes

    Beach Details
  • Brittingham Beach

    Public Health Testing:
    Closed
    Address: 701 W. Brittingham Pl.
    Restroom: Yes
    Drinking Water: Yes
    Parking: Parking Lot
    Amenities: Picnic Tables

    Swim Ropes: No
    Lifeguard: No

    Beach Details
  • Esther Beach

    Public Health Testing:
    Closed
    Address: 2802 Waunona Way
    Restroom: Yes
    Drinking Water: Yes
    Parking: Parking Lot
    Amenities: Picnic Tables, Playground

    Swim Ropes: Yes
    Lifeguard: Yes (not on duty today)
    Lifeguard is off duty today due to beach closure.

    Beach Details
  • James Madison Beach

    Public Health Testing:
    OK
    Address: 614 E. Gorham St.
    Restroom: Yes
    Drinking Water: Yes
    Parking: Street Parking
    Amenities: Picnic Tables, Playground, Volleyball

    Swim Ropes: Yes
    Lifeguard: Yes

    Beach Details
  • Marshall Beach

    Public Health Testing:
    OK
    Address: 2101 Allen Blvd.
    Restroom: Yes
    Drinking Water: No
    Parking: Parking Lot
    Amenities: Boat Ramp, Picnic Tables, Playground

    Swim Ropes: No
    Lifeguard: No

    Beach Details
  • Olbrich Beach

    Public Health Testing:
    OK
    Address: 3527 Atwood Avenue
    Restroom: Yes
    Drinking Water: Yes
    Parking: Parking Lot
    Amenities: Boat Ramp, Picnic Tables, Volleyball

    Swim Ropes: Yes
    Lifeguard: Yes

    Beach Details
  • Olin Beach

    Public Health Testing:
    OK
    Address: 1156 Olin-Turville Ct.
    Restroom: Yes
    Drinking Water: Yes
    Parking: Parking Lot
    Amenities: Boat Ramp, Picnic Tables

    Swim Ropes: Yes
    Lifeguard: Yes

    Beach Details
  • Spring Harbor Beach

    Public Health Testing:
    OK
    Address: 1918 Norman Way
    Restroom: Yes
    Drinking Water: Yes
    Parking: Parking Lot
    Amenities: Picnic Tables

    Swim Ropes: Yes
    Lifeguard: Yes

    Beach Details
  • Tenney Beach

    Public Health Testing:
    OK
    Address: 1300 Sherman Ave.
    Restroom: Yes
    Drinking Water: Yes
    Parking: Parking Lot
    Amenities: Volleyball

    Swim Ropes: Yes
    Lifeguard: Yes

    Beach Details
  • Vilas Beach

    Public Health Testing:
    Closed
    Address: 1501 Vilas Park Dr.
    Restroom: Yes
    Drinking Water: Yes
    Parking: Parking Lot
    Amenities: Picnic Tables

    Swim Ropes: Yes
    Lifeguard: Yes (not on duty today)
    Lifeguard is off duty today due to beach closure.

    Beach Details
  • Warner Beach

    Public Health Testing:
    OK
    Address: 1101 Woodward Dr.
    Restroom: Yes
    Drinking Water: Yes
    Parking: Parking Lot
    Amenities: Boat Ramp, Picnic Tables

    Swim Ropes: Yes
    Lifeguard: Yes

    Beach Details

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