Chicago's Beaches

The Chicago Park District manages the city's 26 miles of open and free lakefront for the enjoyment of Chicago residents and visitors. Admission to Chicago's beaches is free. We invite you to walk, jog, swim, paddle, bike, rollerblade, sail, play volleyball, explore, or just relax along Chicago's lakefront. For questions regarding water quality at the Chicago beaches, call 312-74-BEACH (312-742-3224) or 312-742-PLAY (7529).