North Beach and Zoo Beach are closed for the 2013 season.
We look forward to seeing you on the beach next season.
The Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department's North and Zoo Beaches are closed for the 2013 season.
North Beach is guarded seven days a week 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m during the beach season.
Zoo Beach is only guarded Saturdays and Sunday’s from 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m during the beach season.
For the safety of all in the beach and swim areas, please observe the following rules:
1. Lifeguards on duty at North Beach:
Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
2. Lifeguards on duty at Zoo Beach:
Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
3. Lifeguards are here for your safety
4. Lifeguards will enforce all rules
5. Lifeguards may clear the area in an emergency
6. Please obey all instructions and orders given by the lifeguards
7. The following are prohibited in the beach area:
Flotation devices, flotation water toys or surf boards or other similar equipment
Frisbees or balls of any type
Animals or pets/unless it is a service animal
Alcoholic beverages of any type
Glass containers or sharp objects
Motor Vehicles or bicycles of any type
Visiting with lifeguards except in the discharge of their professional duties
Diving or jumping off of, swimming near piers or in non protected areas
8. Dispose of all trash. Please use trash containers to keep beach clean
9. Swim in protected area
10. Do not swim alone
11. No diving
12. Obey all warning signs and flags
13. Be cautious at all times
14. Use sunscreen SPF 30 or higher
15. Do not feed gulls or other waterfowl
Don't go into the water to try and save someone from drowning - alert a lifeguard and call 911.
Flags on beach - What they mean:
Green Flag - Beach is open for swimming
Yellow Flag - Swim at your own risk
Red Flag - Stop! Do not swim! - Beach is closed for swimming
(Swimmer with red circle and line through it - also means no swimming!)
Important Phone Numbers:
Non Emergency Police: 262.886.2300.
Water Temperature/Open or Closed status: 262.636.9223
Beachside Oasis Concession Stand: 262.9397440
PRCS Department: 262.636.9131
Beach opens the first week of June and closes Labor Day weekend.
NORTH BEACH PARK CLOSES PROMPTLY AT 10:00 p.m.
Your cooperation in following the above will be appreciated by lifeguards and others on the beach.
We look forward to having a safe and enjoyable summer with your help.
Should you need any additional information, please call James Wilson at 636-9445.