Welcome to the Wilmette Lakefront!
The water is closed at Gillson Beach for the season. Swimming is strictly prohibited after Labor Day 2021. The Water will re-open Memorial Day 2022.
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ACCESSING GILLSON PARK
Park (including tennis courts)
6 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Gillson Beach Hours: 9 a.m.- 9 p.m.*
Sailing Beach Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. no staff on duty (*sailing season closes October 10)
Dog Beach Hours: 6 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
2021 Beach Season and Daily Passes are no longer available. Stay tuned for 2022 pricing & sales. View the rates and learn more on our Season Passes & Permits page.
2021 Gillson Lakefront Parking Season and Daily Decals are no longer available. Stay tuned for 2022 pricing & sales. 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.
Tel: 847-256-9656 | Email: email@example.com
Megan White, Lakefront Supervisor
Tel: 847-256-9658 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ben Wozney, Lakefront General Manager
Tel: 847-256-9659 | Email: email@example.com