|Address:||901 Gilson St.|
|Park:||Bernie's Beach Park|
|Public Health Testing:||OK|
|Shoreline On:||Monona Bay|
Beach DetailsSmall 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 Saturdays and Sundays, 12:30 - 4:30pm (Saturday, June 9 - Sunday, September 2, plus Wednesday, July 4)
*A lifeguard is not on duty when the beach is closed by Public Health Madison & Dane County or due to inclement weather.
- Swim Ropes: Yes
- Lifeguard: Yes (not on duty today)
- Lifeguard Schedule: Saturdays & Sundays, 12:30pm - 4:30pm, 06/09/2018 - 09/02/2018
- NOTICE: Lifeguard services closed due to end of season.
Beach Conditions For Bernie's Beach
Public Health Madison - Dane County tested bacteria levels at the beaches on May 24, 2018. The results were acceptable. The shallow, near-shore water temperature was 75.9°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.View Conditions For All Beaches