Vilas Beach

Vilas Beach
Address: 1501 Vilas Park Dr.
Park: Vilas (Henry) Park
Public Health Water Testing: Closed
Shoreline On: Lake Wingra
Restroom: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Parking: Parking Lot
Amenities: Picnic Tables

Beach Details

Large and very popular beach located next to zoo. 

Lifeguard is on duty daily, when beach is open* 11am to 7pm (Thursday, June 13 through Monday, September 2)

*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: Daily, 11:00am - 7:00pm, 06/13/2019 - 09/02/2019
Public Health Madison & Dane County

Regular beach monitoring has not yet begun. It will start by June 1. People may swim at their own risk. Blue-green algae (Cyanobacteria) may be present and their levels can change depending on the waves and wind. Always take a look at water conditions before you or your pet enter the water and avoid contact with algae blooms.

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