Welcome to the Wilmette Lakefront!
Saturday, September 18: The Wilmette Beach Bash is on Saturday, 9/18. Parking, public restrooms and beach access will be under temporary restrictions for the day. Click here for details.
ACCESSING GILLSON PARK
Park (including tennis courts)
6 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Swimming Beach Hours: 9 a.m.- 9 p.m.*
Sailing Beach Hours: 6 a.m.-9 p.m. (Sailing Staff: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.)
Gillson South Beach Hours: 6 a.m.-9 p.m.*
Dog Beach Hours: 6 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
Open TUESDAY-SUNDAY, 11-7 (closed Mondays).
2021 Beach Season and Daily Passes are available for purchase. View the rates and learn more on our Season Passes & Permits page.
2021 Gillson Lakefront Parking Season and Daily Decals are available for purchase. Learn more on our Season Passes & Permits page.
2021 Dog Beach Permits are available for purchase. Visit the Gillson Dog Beach page to download the application.
Lakefront Staff & Contact Information
Lakeview Center Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (if unavailable, call the Beach House for assistance)
Tel: 847-256-9656 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gillson Beach House: 847-256-9661
Megan White, Lakefront Supervisor
Tel: 847-256-9658 | Email: email@example.com
Ben Wozney, Lakefront General Manager
Tel: 847-256-9659 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org