Main and West Beaches Open on May 27
Tue May 23, 2017
Everything You Need to Know for Your Beach Visit
For Immediate Release: Main and West Beaches open for the season on Saturday, May 27. A Season Beach Pass is the best way to enjoy fun at the beach all summer long. Beach passes are available at the Administration Office or at Main and West Beach during summer operating hours.
Resident Individual Beach Pass: $7
Non-Resident Individual Beach Pass: $50
Please note: Resident Seniors (ages 60+) and Children (3 and under) are free and do not require a pass.
Come on out for free activities on Thursday and Fridays and daily fun during swim break time (meet at the flag pole for a game during swim break.).
Thursday: Fun in the Sand, 2:15 pm
Friday: Fantastic Fridays (Bingo, treasure hunts, crafts and more), 2:15 pm
Boat Rentals are available at the Main Beach Boat House. All season pass holders receive half-price boat rentals Monday-Friday. Boat rentals include: paddle boats, canoes, sailboats, rowboats, kayas and stand up paddle board.
The Crystal Lake Park District offers reservation packages for resident families, non-residents and corporate groups and weekday groups. In addition Main Beach is now offering Birthday Party Packages. Main Beach is located at 300 Lake Shore Drive, Crystal Lake and West Beach is located at 2330 Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake.
Reservation packages may include: picnic areas, Main Beach Pavilion, Main Beach Band Shell and West Beach Party Room and Deck. Addition fee add-ons to reservation packages include: reserved picnic tables, tent space, group boat rental (paddleboat, canoe, rowboat and kayak), band shell area.
Birthday party packages include: invitations, beach admission, free parking, freeze pops, reserved picnic tables, and a birthday beach ball for the birthday child. Residents: $5 per person (minimum 10 people), Non-residents $10 per person (minimum 10 people). Birthday party packages do not include facility rental.
To access beach visitor information, reservation form for rentals and birthday party request forms:
Tab: Parks & Facilities
Drop down: Beaches
For more information contact Kim Buscemi at (815) 459-0690, ext. 1217, email@example.com.
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