Beach & Marina

Beach – 2018 Season

112 Park Street, Wauconda, IL

Winter Winds may be blowing but it’s never too early to start thinking about those hot summer days at the beach.  Beach passes go on sale March 1st.  The beach will open to the public on Saturday, June 2nd.  Proof of residency is required at time of registration.  Please note:  There will be a $5 fee to replace lost beach passes.

Seniors age 55 and over and children 3 and under are admitted free.  A family pass includes up to five immediate family members living at the same address.  Any additional members will be an additional $10 per person.

Hours of Operation


After 8/12 we are only open weekends on 8/18, 8/19, 8/25, 8/26, 9/1, 9/2 & 9/3 from 11 am-6 pm.


2018 Beach Fees


Individual Beach Pass: 

Resident: $18

Non-Resident: $30

Family Beach Pass: 

Resident: $45

Non-Resident: $78

Daily Beach Pass:

Resident: $5

Non-Resident: $7




The Wauconda Park District has boat slips and launch passes for your boating needs. Open registration for resident and non-residents will be on a first come, first served basis. Registration fee must be paid in full at time of registration. Please see the time line below for specific registration dates.


2017 Park District residents who were slip holders in 2017, reserving the same slip number in 2018: October 10-December 3, 2017. A $100 deposit will be required to hold your slip; balances are due no later than February 24, 2018.

Proof of residency, current driver’s license, license plate numbers for both car and trailer, and current watercraft registration are required at the time of registration. All issued cards must be listed in the same name as the person registering for a slip or launch pass in order to qualify for resident rates, no exceptions. Keys will not be issued unless all required information is presented. Seniors age 55 and over will receive 50% off of launch rates only.

NOTE: The address on the boat registration must match the address on the registration form to be given Wauconda resident rates.

2018 Marina Dates and Fees

Season Begins: 5/1

Season Ends: 10/7

Boat Slip

R/NR Program Fee: $525/$800


Launch Pass

R/NR Program Fee: $135/$185


Boat Slip & Family Beach Pass

Program Fee: $570/$878


Launch & Family Beach Pass

Program Fee: $180/$258


*Fees subject to change.