Facility Information

55 Hazel Avenue, Glencoe IL 60022
(847) 835-1185

May 25-27 & June 1-2: 10 AM-7 PM

June 7-September 2: 10 AM-7 PM

Daily Admission: $12/24 residents/non-residents 

Daily Admission only available weekdays after 12 PM. A season pass is required for admission on weekends, holidays, and weekday before 12 PM


Glencoe Beach is the perfect destination for groups and family outings! Our dedicated lifeguards are on duty daily throughout the operational hours, from Memorial Day to Labor Day. During the summer season, admission is required to access the beach. Outside of the summer months, visitors can enjoy Glencoe Beach for free from sunrise to sunset.

Season Passes & Beach Admission Beach Programs & Camps Beach Rentals

Beach Amenities
  • Lifeguards are on duty daily, 10 AM to 7 PM
  • The water spray features are available daily beginning at 10 AM during the operating season.
  • Pets are not allowed on Glencoe Beach until September 15, 2024.
  • Lockers, restrooms, and showers, along with snacks, beach rentals (including kayaks, paddleboards, chairs, and umbrellas), and first aid, are available at the Safran Beach House during operating hours. 
  • Complimentary beach cart service is available during operating hours.
  • Volleyball courts are available for use.
  • Lake water will be tested daily to ensure safety. The water will be closed if high amounts of bacteria are present. Click here for results.

Season Passes

Season passes will go on sale Thursday, March 7, 2024 at 7 AM for Glencoe residents and at 9 AM on Monday, March 11, 2024 for all others. To learn more, click on the links below.

Glencoe Residents Northbrook Residents All other residents
Daily Admission $12 per person $24 per person $24 per person
Season Pass $36 per person $36 per person $72 per person
Senior Season Pass Free $36 per person $72 per person
Guest Pass $50 for 10 visits $50 for 10 visits $100 for 10 visits

Only season passholders and their guests may visit on weekends (Saturday-Sunday), holidays (Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day), and before 12 PM on weekdays (Monday-Friday). Daily admission may be purchased after 12 PM on weekdays at the beach. Admission is $12 per person for Glencoe residents and $24 per person for all others; children under age 2 are free.

Visit the Adda and Paul Safran Beach House to access bathrooms, medical assistance, snacks, and rentals. Sun shelters, paddleboards, kayaks, sailboats, umbrellas and chairs are available to rent. The beach house is closed during the fall, winter, and spring months.

The sprayground features interactive water play pieces, slides, swings, and playground fun. The water features are only available during regular beach operating hours.

Lifeguards are on duty when the beach is open. 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.

Volleyball courts and complimentary volleyball rentals are available.

A complimentary beach cart is available during normal operating hours for patrons needing assistance to access the beach.

Parking at the beach is free. No permits or passes are required to park in the beach lot.

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.

Learn More

At this time, we are not accepting outside groups to visit the beach during the summer season.