Bernie's Beach

Bernie's Beach
Address: 901 Gilson St.
Park: Bernie's Beach Park
Public Health Testing: Closed
Shoreline On: Monona Bay
Restroom: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Parking: Street Parking
Amenities: Picnic Tables

Beach Details

Small neighborhood beach near Franklin Elementary School. Great views of downtown. A weed and algae 'boom' at the location helps to keep the water clean and clear for swimming.

Lifeguard is on duty, when beach is open* on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 - 4:00pm (Saturday, June 9 -  Sunday, August 19)

*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: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 12:00pm - 4:00pm, 06/09/2018 - 08/19/2018
Public Health Madison & Dane County

Our beach monitoring will begin again on Memorial Day 2019. Always take an overall look at water conditions before you or your pet enter the water and avoid contact with algal blooms. Swim at your own risk.

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