Ready for the Beach? They Open Saturday
Waukesha County's six beaches open June 4, including Fox Brook Park off Barker Road in Brookfield.
It may hit the 80s on Memorial Day but you'll have to wait until Saturday to get a tan or splash in the water at Waukesha County's six public beaches.
The beaches, including Fox Brook Park on Barker Road in Brookfield, open for the summer on Sat. June 4.
Fox Brook has the largest lake of the six — 25 acres — with a beach house, diving dock, concession stand and pedal boat rentals.
Waukesha County beach hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekends, with lifeguards on duty daily. County Park entrance fees are $3 on weekdays and $5 on weekends and holidays.
Annual park entrance stickers cost $27 for county residents, $38 for non-county residents and $14 for senior citizens.
The six county beaches are:
- Fox Brook Park, 2925 N. Barker Road, Brookfield
- Menomonee Park, W220 N7884 Townline Road, Menomonee Falls
- Minooka Park, 1927 E. Sunset Drive, Waukesha
- Muskego Park, S83W20370 Janesville Road, Muskego
- Mukwonago Park, County Highway LO, Mukwonago
- Naga-Waukee Park, 651 State Highway 83, Hartland
The county's web site lists these beach rules:
- Follow lifeguards' instructions.
- No food or drink permitted on sand beach.
- No beer, liquor, or wine permitted in beach area.
- No floatation devices, facemasks, or diving equipment permitted.
- No animals allowed.
- Proper swimming attire required - long pants not acceptable.
- An adult must supervise children 5 years old or younger.
- No running dives.