The Wilmette Park District owns and manages two beaches on the Village’s eastern border along Lake Michigan.

Gillson Beach- Lake Avenue at Lake Michigan

Langdon Beach- Chestnut Avenue and Sheridan Road

The beaches open on Saturday, May 26 and close on Monday, September 3.

Beach Hours Daily: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (or as daylight permits)

For more information on the Wilmette Beaches, visit the Park District website or call 847-256-9656.

Parking Restrictions

A friendly parking reminder, from Memorial Day to Labor Day, the village restricts parking in Gillson Park area and Langdon Park area.  The fine for violations is $100.  Please pay attention to signs and avoid a citation when parking on the street to go to the park.

See Village Code Chapter 14-305 for more details.