Esther Beach

Esther Beach
Address: 2802 Waunona Way
Park: Esther Beach Park
Public Health Testing: OK
Shoreline On: Lake Monona
Restroom: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Parking: Parking Lot
Amenities: Picnic Tables, Playground

Beach Details

Small neighborhood beach. Great views of downtown. Near South Towne Mall, off Broadway. New reservable shelter with picnic tables, lighting and restrooms. 

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. 

Safety Information

  • Swim Ropes: No
  • 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.
Public Health Madison & Dane County

Public Health Madison - Dane County tested bacteria levels at the beaches on May 22, 2018. The results were acceptable. The shallow, near-shore water temperature was 64°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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