Kenilworth Beach

As the end of Summer approaches, lifeguards will begin working intermittent shifts.  At times, guards may not be available within the regular beach hours of 9 am - 7 pm.  Restrooms will stay open during regular beach hours until September 5th except during times of inclement weather. 

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The Kenilworth beach is open for the season. Life guards will staff the beach between 9 am - 7 pm. When lifeguards are not on duty, the beach is still open for public enjoyment.  Please swim at your own risk when lifeguards are not on duty. 

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These rules and regulations are intended to promote the safety, comfort, and enjoyment of persons using the beach during the summer. Nonconformance by a few will result in the annoyance or discomfort to others and should be avoided. Therefore, the beach staff have been instructed to enforce these rules uniformly without exception.
  • If the Water Superintendent determines the water is too cold or rough for swimming, a sign shall be displayed and the beach will be officially closed while such conditions continue. Persons who go into the water at this time do so at their own peril.
  • No patrons are allowed on the jetty.
  • Lifeguard protection is limited to the immediate vicinity of the Beach. Patrons must stay within the designated swimming area. Lifeguards will warn patrons when they have gone too far.
  • Patrons are asked to not swim further than they are able to return.
  • No person shall appear in a state of nudity, or shall any person make any indecent exposure of any kind on the beach or in the water.
  • Children under 8 may not go into the water unless accompanied by an adult.
  • Profane, offensive, or vulgar language will not be tolerated.
  • No dogs are allowed on the beach.
  • Rough, boisterous, or offensive activity will not be tolerated.
  • Ball playing on the beach will be stopped when it causes annoyance to other beach patrons.
  • No dumping on the beach or in the water.
  • Glass and alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
  • Fires and incendiary devices are prohibited.
  • No soliciting.
  • No boats, rafts, or floats within 300 feet of the beach.
  • If patrons appear to be ill or have skin lesions, beach staff will not allow the patron to go into the water.
  1. Administration & Finance

    Physical Address
    419 Richmond Road
    Kenilworth, IL 60043


    Phone: 847-251-1666
    Fax: 847-251-3908