Swimming

Updated: 7/29/2014 10:05:04 AM

Swimming

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

Bringing a group to the beach?
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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
  • Flotation 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
2014 Beach Water Quality
2014 Swimming Lessons
Beach Water Quality Testing Info Brochure
Beach Water Quality Signage
Swimmer's Itch Information
Group Swim Reservation Form
2013 Beach Water Quality

2014 Beach Water Quality Testing - Beach hours are 11 am to 7 pm daily. The 2014 season starts May 31st.


Water Quality Testing Informational Brochure 

2014 Beach Water Quality Testing E. Coli per 100 ml

             2014 Beach Water Quality Testing

Sampling
Date

Fox Brook

Menomonee Minooka Mukwonago Muskego Naga-Waukee
07/28 06 16 15 32 14 <01 
07/23 03 06 ns ns ns ns 
07/21 08 21 10 124 02 <01 
07/16 03 03 ns ns ns ns 
07/15 ns ns ns 199 ns ns 
07/14 02 09 172 313 130 <01 
07/13 ns ns 649 >2420 308 ns 
07/09 02 03 ns ns ns ns 
07/08 06 18 166 219 62 03 
07/07 <01 15 29 155 01 04 
07/03 ns ns ns 179 ns ns 
07/02 01 13 ns 435 ns ns 
07/01 17 56 68 649 15 09 
06/30 04 09 26 291 <01 <01 
06/29 ns 23 ns ns ns 11 
06/25 20 10 ns ns ns ns 
06/23 04 24 86 200 03 01 
06/20 20 29 194 214 ns 29 
06/1921 31 272  308  219 23 
06/18166 162 108 ns 68 ns
06/17 21 1414 138 119 78 < 01
06/1601 12 17 50 03 < 01
06/12ns 05 58 ns 22 01
06/11 12 79 ns ns ns ns
06/09 06 04 47 194 10 01
06/0403 03 ns ns ns ns
06/03ns ns 105 138 222 ns
06/0222 142 1300 365 613 01
05/29ns ns ns ns 35 ns
05/28nsnsnsns 191 ns
05/2720 26 36 105 365 03
05/19<01 04 20 06 06 04