Glencoe Beach

Glencoe Beach

GLENCOE BEACH is now closed for the season

Glencoe Beach is now closed for the season, so there is no access to the Beach House and lifeguards are not on duty.  During the off-season, visitors can enjoy Glencoe Beach from sunrise to sunset without a season pass. Glencoe Beach is open for walking, jogging, and biking as long as park users comply with social distancing requirements. Dogs are allowed on the beach until May 15. Reminder: If the water is not protected by lifeguards, enter at your own risk. The minimum age to enter the beach area alone is 12 years of age. To enter the water, while unguarded, patrons must be at least 16 years of age, per the Illinois Department of Public Health. Persons under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or other responsible person at least 16 years of age while entering the water. Swimming alone is not recommended.

During beach season, Glencoe Beach is ideal for group and family outings, work picnics, or summer camp groups! Lifeguards are on duty daily during operational hours between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Glencoe Beach features: 

  • Paddleboard, kayak and sailboat rentals 
  • Paul & Ada Safran Sprayground for children
  •  Shaded trellis & sun shelters for picnics and parties 
  • Sand chairs and umbrella rentals
  • Volleyball courts and complimentary volleyball rentals
  •  A concession stand with lakefront dining options
  • Complimentary Beach Cart Service (Weekdays, 10 AM-5 PM; Weekends, 10 AM-Close)

Lakefront Advisory Group

The Glencoe Beach and Lakefront Advisory Group presented its Mission and Vision Statement (PDF) for the Glencoe Beach and Lakefront Park to the Board of Park Commissioners on December 18, 2012.