57th Street Beach
6 locals recommend ·
About this place
Swimming is permitted only when lifeguards are present during beach season running the Friday before Memorial weekend and closing after Labor Day each year. During the season, swimming is permitted and lifeguards are on duty at all beaches from 11am - 7pm.
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Tips from locals
Clean beach, bathrooms, concessions. The views are amazing! One of the best beaches in Chicago.
This beach is always relaxing, never super crowded or overwhelming. The park surrounding the beach is gorgeous and even has designated fire pits to grill and hang out.
Located in Jackson Park, one of Chicago's oldest parks, 57th Street Beach is easily accessible via a pedestrian underpass near the Museum of Science and Industry. A popular destination for sunbathers and parents with kids in tow, the lakefront swath of sand features concessions, restrooms and a life…