Swimming

Updated: 9/15/2014 10:44:00 AM

Swimming

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

Thank you for a great beach season!
Our beaches are now closed and unstaffed until 2015.
Sorry, no swimming permitted. See you next summer!

Bringing a group to the beach?
Group Swim Reservation Information and Application

Beach Hours
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





Swimming

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.
 

Menomonee Park - Menomonee Falls
Menomonee Park features the 16-acre Menomonee Quarry Lake.
 

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.
 

Muskego Park - Muskego
Muskego's 1-acre pond and swimming beach is a great place to get a tan or swim.
 

Naga-Waukee Park - Hartland
Naga-Waukee's beach is on the waters of Lake Nagawicka.
 

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


Thank you for a great beach season!
Our beaches are now closed and unstaffed until 2015. Sorry, no swimming permitted. See you next summer!

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
08/28 closed closed closed closed closed closed 
08/27 16 closed closed closed closed closed 
08/25 147 12 closed closed closed closed 
08/20 11 16 closed  closedns closed 
08/19 91 88 closed closed 10 closed 
08/18 13 09 closed closed <01 closed 
08/17 50 37 closed closed ns ns 
08/13 35 41 ns 320 ns ns 
08/12 52 ns 172 549 09 05 
08/06 219 14 ns ns ns ns 
08/05 579 47 214 ns 11 ns 
08/0439 21 13 73 16 <01 
08/03nsns  34ns ns ns 
08/02 99 ns 461 ns 52 ns 
07/306117nsns ns ns 
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