• BEACH SEASON - 2017

    Alerts:  

    None -  All beaches are open                                                                                                               

                      Updated August 18, 2017 

    2017 End-of-beach-season schedule:
    All beaches will go to Swim at your own risk following the lifeguard-staffed beach season. What is swim at your own risk?

    Naga-Waukee Park 
    Staffed with lifeguards - 11am to 7pm daily through Wednesday, August 9 at 7pm.
    Swim at your own risk - Thursday, August 10 to September 30.

    Menomonee and Muskego Parks
    Staffed with lifeguards - 11am to 7pm daily through Wednesday, August 16 at 7pm
    Swim at your own risk - Thursday, August 17 to September 30. 

    Fox Brook Park 
    Staffed with lifeguards - 11am to 7pm daily through Wednesday, August 23 at 7pm.
    Swim at your own risk - Thursday, August 24 to Labor Day - September 4, 2017.
    Watercraft Rentals through High Rollers, LLC, will be available through September 30. 

    Minooka and Mukwonago Parks 
    Continue Swim at your own risk through September 30.

    Please check here as you prepare your trip to the beach. Water quality, swimmer's itch and weather may all be factors in your beach planning. Always consider that weather conditions can change quickly.

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  • Beach Water Testing


    Water quality samples are taken Monday mornings for every location and Wednesday mornings for Fox Brook and Menomonee, and also every time there is at least ½ inch of rainfall.

    Beaches are closed and signage will be posted when a sample has an E. coli count greater than 1000. An additional sample will be taken immediately and the beach will reopen only when a count is below 1000.

    Beaches are under "Advisory" if a sample has an E. coli count over 235, "Advisory" signage will be posted. An additional sample will be taken immediately and the beach advisory will remain in place until the E. coli level is reported to be less than 235 cfu/100mL. "Advisory" is in effect when counts exceed the EPA’s good water quality guidelines, but does not warrant closing the beach at that time.

    Testing is based on E. coli colonies per 100ml
    < = Less Than 
    > = Greater Than 
    ns = No Sample
    Sample DateFox Brook Menomonee Minooka Muskego Mukwonago  Naga-Waukee
     8/17 ns  ns  ns  12  ns  ns 
     8/16 12  12  ns  ns  ns  ns 
     8/14 07 <01  <01  07   17 01