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Bernie's Beach Park
901 Gilson St.

Hours: 4:00am - 10:00pm
Park Type: Mini
Acres: 1.17
Restroom: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Shoreline On: Monona Bay

Alternate address: 502 South Shore Drive
Alcohol is prohibited in this park.  For more information, see the Madison General Ordinance 8.24.
August 2015 Update: Bernie's Beach Park Playground Replacement

The City of Madison will be replacing playground equipment at Bernie's Beach Park!  The construction is anticipated to be completed this summer/fall of 2015. During this time the playground will be closed. Below is information on the public input meeting process for the Bernie's Beach Park playground and the final playground equipment selection. 

Bernie's Beach Park Playground Proposed Equipment
Below is a summary of the meeting, along with the exhibits that were presented at the public input meeting and subsequent playground meeting.
Public Input Meeting, October 16, 2014
Playground Meeting, December 18, 2014
All questions and comments regarding the Bernie's Beach Park Playground Replacement should be directed to Kate Kane, Landscape Architect at or (608) 261-9671.