Centennial Beach information for August

Late-season changes will reflect staffing levels and students returning to school

The annual Centennial Beach Sunshine Sale offers a special end-of-season rate for those who want to enjoy the Beach for the remainder of the summer.

Starting July 30, the following season passes are available:

  • $15/resident
  • $25/non-resident
  • $55 resident family pass
  • $85 nonresident family pass

Patrons may purchase beach passes at Centennial Beach at 500 W. Jackson Ave., at the Park District Administration Building at 320 W. Jackson Ave. or at the South Maintenance Facility at 3415 Book Rd.

August also brings a change in operating hours, due to shortened days and the departure of Beach staff who must return to college or high school. Please note the following schedule for the remainder of the 2012 Beach season:

Now through August 12

  • Weekdays: 11AM – 8PM, Open Swim
  • Saturdays: 9 – 10:55AM, Adult Float; 11AM – 8PM, Open Swim
  • Sundays: 9 – 10:55AM, Adult Float; 11AM – 8PM, Open Swim*

*NOTE: On Sunday, August 5th the start time of adult float likely will be impacted due to the Naperville Sprint Triathlon, however, we expect that a significant portion of the float should be able to take place that day.

August 13-17

  • Hours will be 4 – 7PM, Open Swim; Admission will be $3 /person.

August 18 – September 3

  • The Beach will be closed on weekdays. Weekend hours will be as follows: Saturdays: 9 –10:55AM, Adult Float; 11AM – dusk, Open Swim Sundays: 9 –10:55AM, Adult Float; 11AM – 6PM, Open Swim

September 3 – Final day of operations for 2012

  • Hours on Labor Day will be 11AM – 6PM Open Swim

Additionally, during the times that the Beach is open, there is a possibility that certain sections of the water may be closed for safety reasons, due to the limited availability of lifeguards.

For additional information about Centennial Beach, please visit www.centennialbeach.org.

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Naperville Park District

Created in 1966, the Naperville Park District is an independent, municipal agency serving the recreation needs of its residents. An Illinois Distinguished Agency since 1994, the District is one of only 1% of park districts across the country to be nationally accredited through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). The Naperville Park District’s mission is to provide recreation and park experiences that enhance the quality of life for our community, including benefits such as community health, environmental education, social connections, and personal growth. The District maintains and operates more than 2,500 acres with 140 parks and facilities and provides more than 1,400 recreational, arts and environmental programs and special events annually. Included within the District’s operations are two championship golf courses, a multitude of playgrounds, trails, athletic courts and sports fields, two inline skating and skateboarding facilities, the Millennium Carillon, a paddle boat quarry, historic Centennial Beach, and the beautiful Riverwalk.

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