Facility Information

55 Hazel Avenue, Glencoe IL 60022
(847) 835-1185
HOURS OF OPERATION: Dawn to Dusk
ADMISSION REQUIRED
June 11-September 5: 10 AM-7 PM

GLENCOE BEACH

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.

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. Get a season pass or guest pass

  • Lifeguards are on duty during operating hours, 10 AM-7 PM
  • The Paul & Ada Safran Sprayground water is on 10 AM-6 PM
  • Lockers, restrooms, and showers are available at the Beach House, 10 AM-6 PM
  • Paddleboard, kayak, sailboat, chairs, and umbrellas are available to rent at the Beach House, 10 AM-6 PM
  • The Trellis and sun shelters are available to rent Learn More
  • Volleyball courts and complimentary volleyballs are available at the Beach House
  • Complimentary Beach Cart service is available (weekdays 10 AM-5 PM, weekends 10 AM-close). 
  • Pets are not allowed on Glencoe Beach until September 15, 2022.
  • Lake water will be tested daily to ensure safety. The water will be closed if high amounts of bacteria is present. Click to view IDPH Daily Water Quality Results

Season Passes & Beach Admission Beach Programs & Camps Beach Rentals


Visit the Paul and Ada Safran Beach House to access bathrooms, medical assistance, vending machines, and rental information. The beach house is closed during the fall, winter, and spring months.

The Paul and Ada Safran 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. The cart is typically available on weekdays, 10 AM-5 PM, and weekends, 10 AM-close. 

Parking at the beach is free. There is no beach parking lot, only street parking available. No permits or passes are required to park on the streets adjacent to the beach. 

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.

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