Beaches

Beach

Sunrise or sunset? We have some of the best views in town!
Take in the spectacular lake views at one of these beaches. 

Water quality testing is performed Memorial Day through Labor Day by Public Health Madison & Dane County

Lifeguard service begins Saturday, June 12. 
 

LIFEGUARD SCHEDULE 2021
  Saturday Sunday
BB Clarke Beach 11am - 7pm 11am - 7pm
Vilas Beach 11am - 7pm 11am - 7pm

Restrooms at BB Clarke and Vilas beaches will be open when lifeguards are on duty. 

  • B.B. Clarke Beach

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

    Swim Ropes: Yes
    Lifeguard: Yes (not on duty today)
    Lifeguard Schedule: Saturday, Sunday, 11:00am - 7:00pm, 06/12/2021 - 08/15/2021
    NOTICE: Lifeguard is off duty today due to beach closure.

    Beach Details
  • Bernie's Beach

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

    Swim Ropes: Yes
    Lifeguard: No

    Beach Details
  • Brittingham Beach

    Public Health Water Testing:
    OK
    Address: 701 W. Brittingham Pl.
    Restroom: Yes
    Drinking Water: Yes
    Parking: Parking Lot
    Amenities: Canoe/Kayak Rental, Concessions, Picnic Tables, Playground

    Swim Ropes: No
    Lifeguard: No

    Beach Details
  • Esther Beach

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

    Swim Ropes: Yes
    Lifeguard: No

    Beach Details
  • James Madison Beach

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

    Swim Ropes: Yes
    Lifeguard: No

    Beach Details
  • Marshall Beach

    Public Health Water Testing:
    OK
    Address: 2101 Allen Blvd.
    Restroom: Yes
    Drinking Water: Yes
    Parking: Parking Lot
    Amenities: Boat Ramp, Canoe/Kayak Rental, Concessions, Picnic Tables, Playground, Volleyball

    Swim Ropes: No
    Lifeguard: No

    Beach Details
  • Olbrich Beach

    Public Health Water Testing:
    Closed
    Address: 3527 Atwood Avenue
    Restroom: Yes
    Drinking Water: Yes
    Parking: Parking Lot
    Amenities: Boat Ramp, Canoe/Kayak Rental, Concessions, Picnic Tables, Volleyball

    Swim Ropes: Yes
    Lifeguard: No

    Beach Details
  • Olin Beach

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

    Swim Ropes: No
    Lifeguard: No

    Beach Details
  • Spring Harbor Beach

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

    Swim Ropes: Yes
    Lifeguard: No

    Beach Details
  • Tenney Beach

    Public Health Water Testing:
    OK
    Address: 1330 Sherman Ave.
    Restroom: Yes
    Drinking Water: Yes
    Parking: Parking Lot
    Amenities: Picnic Tables, Playground, Volleyball

    Swim Ropes: Yes
    Lifeguard: No

    Beach Details
  • Vilas Beach

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

    Swim Ropes: Yes
    Lifeguard: Yes
    Lifeguard Schedule: Saturday, Sunday, 11:00am - 7:00pm, 06/12/2021 - 08/15/2021

    Beach Details
  • Warner Beach

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

    Swim Ropes: Yes
    Lifeguard: No

    Beach Details

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