Waukesha County

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Waukesha County Park System has six beautiful parks that offer swimming beaches - ranging from small spring-fed ponds to Nagawicka Lake! We provide both lifeguarded beaches and swim at your own risk beaches. 


Group Beach Reservation

A Group Beach Reservation must be submitted to the Waukesha County Park System for groups of 10 or more a minimum of one week prior to the requested visit date.

Log in and scroll down to the bottom left to choose visit date.
Then select Beach Area and then select Complex to narrow results, or leave both clicked for all options.

2020 Swim Lessons

$35 per swimmer. Open to swimmers 5+ years (as of class start date).
Online Registration begins 8:00 a.m. on Tues., March 3, 2020.

2020  American Red Cross Swim Lessons
SESSION 1  SESSION 2
June 22 – July 3 July 6 - 17
Monday through Friday Monday through Friday
Fox Brook Park Fox Brook Park

8:20 – 8:50 a.m.: 
Level 4  • Level 5  • Level 6 

8:20 – 8:50 a.m.: 
Level 4  • Level 5  • Level 6 

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.: 
Level 1  • Level 2  • Level 3 

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.: 
Level 1  • Level 2  • Level 3

9:40 – 10:10 a.m:
Level 1  • Level 2  • Level 3 

9:40 – 10:10 a.m:
Level 1  • Level 2  • Level 3

10:20 – 10:50 a.m.:
Level 1  • Level 2  • Level 3 

10:20 – 10:50 a.m.:
Level 1  • Level 2  • Level 3
 
See Swim Level Descriptions

Fox Brook Beach 

(Pending weather and water quality)

Date Swim at Your Own Risk Hours Lifeguard Staffed Hours
May 22 - June 5, 2020  Sunrise to Sunset  No Lifeguards On Duty
June 6 - Mid August, 2020  Mon - Fri: Evenings, 5:30 p.m. to Sunset
 Sat & Sun: Evenings, 7:30 p.m. to Sunset
 Mon - Fri: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
 Sat & Sun: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
Mid-August - September 6, 2020  Sunrise to Sunset  No Lifeguards On Duty
September 7, 2020  Closed for the Season  Closed for the Season

Menomonee Beach 

(Pending weather and water quality)

Date Swim at Your Own Risk Hours Lifeguard Staffed Hours
May 22 - June 11, 2020

Sunrise to Sunset

 No Lifeguards On Duty
June 12 - Mid August, 2020  Mon - Fri: Sunrise to 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. to Sunset
 Sat & Sun: Sunrise to 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. to Sunset
 Mon - Fri: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
 Sat & Sun: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
Mid-August - September 27, 2020  Sunrise to Sunset  No Lifeguards On Duty
September 28, 2020  Closed for the Season  Closed for the Season

Minooka, Mukwonago, Muskego, Naga-Waukee Beaches

(Pending weather and water quality)

Date Swim at Your Own Risk Hours Lifeguard Staffed Hours
May 22 - September 27, 2020  Sunrise to Sunset No Lifeguards On Duty
September 28, 2020  Closed for the Season Closed for the Season


If you would like to do Triathlon Swim Training at any Waukesha County Park, you must apply for a free Triathlon Swim Training Permit.

If you would like to scuba dive at either Fox Brook or Menomonee parks, you must apply for a free Scuba Diving Permit.