August 9, 2020

Wilmette Park District

Gillson Beach Water Rescue

There was a water rescue at Gillson Beach on Saturday, August 8. Gillson Beach lifeguards performed CPR and first responders were immediately called. When Wilmette EMS arrived, they began CPR and ultimately transported the individual to a nearby hospital. Due to the incident, Gillson Beach waters are closed for the remainder of the weekend through Monday, August 10th. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Steve Wilson, Executive Director, at or 847-256-9617.