Swimming

Updated: 4/21/2014 11:12:04 AM

Swimming

Waukesha County has six swimming locations throughout the park system.
Lifeguards are on duty daily.

**ALL SIX COUNTY OWNED BEACHES ARE CLOSED FOR THE SEASON**
Weather and water quality permitting, swimming will begin on Saturday, May, 31 2014.

New Beach Hours
Open May 31 to Mid - August, 2014
11 am - 7 pm Daily

Beach Rules:
Follow lifeguards' instructions.

  • No food or drink permitted on sand beach
  • Alcoholic beverages not permitted
  • Floatation devices and diving equipment prohibited
  • No animals allowed
  • Proper swimming attire required - long pants not acceptable
  • An adult MUST accompany children 5 years old or younger in the water
  • No running dives
  • Swimming in designated areas only, while lifeguard is on duty
  • No glass containers, or fish tackle permitted
  • Grilling permitted in designated areas only
  • Youth groups (under 18 years of age) must inform Park Office two weeks in advance

Where to find it

Fox Brook Park - Brookfield
Fox Brook's swimming beach boasts a large sand beach area along the 25-acre lake. Pedal boat rentals are available for $8.00 per hour. A two-week swimming lesson runs from July 21 - August 1, 2014.

Menomonee Park - Menomonee Falls
Menomonee Park features the 16-acre Menomonee Quarry Lake. A two-week swimming lesson session is held from July 7-18, 2014.

Minooka Park - Waukesha
Minooka's swimming area consists of a 4-acre pond. Sorry, there are no swimming lessons offered at Minooka.

Mukwonago Park - Mukwonago
A significant feature of Mukwonago Park is the 16-acre spring fed lake creating a delightful setting for picnickers and all park users. Adjacent to the lake is a swimming pond with a broad sand beach. A two-week swimming lesson session is held June 16 - June 27, 2014.

Muskego Park - Muskego
Muskego's 1-acre pond and swimming beach is a great place to get a tan or swim. A two-week swimming lesson runs July 21 - August 1, 2014.

Naga-Waukee Park - Hartland
Naga-Waukee's beach is on the waters of Lake Nagawicka. A two-week swimming lesson is held from July 7-18, 2014.

Swimming Info:

Park System Home Page
2013 Beach Water Quality
2014 Swimming Lessons
Beach Water Quality Testing Info Brochure
Beach Water Quality Signage
Swimmer's Itch Information