Tenney Beach

Tenney Beach
Address: 1330 Sherman Ave.
Park: Tenney Park
Public Health Testing: OK
Shoreline On: Lake Mendota
Restroom: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Parking: Parking Lot
Amenities: Picnic Tables, Playground, Volleyball

Beach Details

Large, popular beach on Lake Mendota.

Lifeguard is on duty, when beach is open* Wednesday - Sunday, 12pm to 6pm (Friday, June 8 - Monday, September 3)

*A lifeguard is not on duty when the beach is closed by Public Health Madison & Dane County or due to inclement weather. 


Safety Information

  • Swim Ropes: Yes
  • Lifeguard: Yes
  • Lifeguard Schedule: Wednesday - Sunday, 12:00pm - 6:00pm, 06/08/2018 - 09/03/2018
Public Health Madison & Dane County

Public Health Madison - Dane County tested bacteria levels at the beaches on July 9, 2018. The results were acceptable. The shallow, near-shore water temperature was 73.2°F. Algae levels vary over time depending on waves and wind. Use common sense and avoid contact with algal blooms that you may observe. Do not let children or pets play in areas where blue-green algae blooms are evident.

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