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Beach and Parking Passes

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2024 Daily Beach & Parking Passes

During our beach season, we accept valid season passes or patrons may purchase a daily beach pass for each of our three beaches. For parking at the Gillson parking lot, we accept valid parking decals, or patrons may purchase a daily parking pass.

  • We are only able to accept credit card payment at Langdon Beach and South Beach.
  • Wilmette residents must provide ID.
  • No refunds.

Beach Daily Passes

Beach LocationResident FeeNon-Resident Fee
Gillson Swimming Beach$11$17
South Beach$5$10
Langdon Beach$11$17

Daily Parking at Gillson

Daily ParkingResident FeeNon-Resident Fee

Lakefront & Gillson Park Season Parking Decals

Parking decals go on sale annually starting January 15. Stickers must be permanently affixed to the front windshield on the passenger side. Parking decal purchases are non-refundable.

Residents with leased or company vehicles, or residents with out-of-town plates should inquire about proper procedures when purchasing a Lakefront Parking decal. Visit our Administration Office, or call 847-256-6100.

Parking DecalFee

2024 Beach/Pool Season Passes

*Sales begin 1/15/24

Beach & Pool Combo Pass

Resident REGULAR Season
(starts 5/25)
Non-Resident PRESEASON
Non-Resident REGULAR Season
(starts 5/25)
Individual Pass$152$160$379$399
2-Person Family$238$251$611$644
3-Person Family$295$311$726$765
4-Person Family$352$371$841$886
5-Person Family$409$431$956$1,007
Each Additional$57$60$115$121
Senior (65+)$88$92
Child Care Provider$282*$297*

Beach-only Pass

 Resident Preseason (1/15-5/26)Resident Regular Season
(starts 5/27)
Non-Resident Preseason (1/15-5/26)Non-Resident Regular Season (starts 5/27)
Individual Pass$61$64$151$160
2-Person Family$85$90$231$244
3-Person Family$119$126$295$311
4-Person Family$153$162$359$378
5-Person Family$187$198$423$445
Each Additional$34$36$64$67
Senior (65+)$35$36
Child Care Provider$111*$117*
  • *Child Care Provider Passes are only available for Wilmette Residents who hire nanny providers who do not live in Wilmette. View more info under Child Care Provider Guidelines.
  • Download our 2024 Season Pass Application form for in-person purchases.
  • Click HERE to jump to Pool Pass information.
Season Pass Guidelines
  • You may renew your season pass online or in person at any Park District facility during regular business hours.
  • The season pass is your Wilmette Park District photo ID card, which can be used only by the person to whom it has been issued. It is not transferable.
  • A family consists of up to two adults and dependent children through the age of 23 who reside at the same address.
  • All family members age two and older by May 30, 2024 must have their own photo ID pass or pay a daily fee to enter the beach and/or pool.
  • Wilmette resident seniors age 65 and older by May 15, 2024, with proper identification (i.e., driver’s license, state-issued ID, passport), receive a discount on the price of a season pass for individual pool, beach, or both when purchased together.
  • Season pass refunds are not given for any reason after Opening Day.
Proof of Residency Requirements
When applying for season passes, club memberships, or registering for a class you will be asked for identification and proof of residency by showing either a current drivers license or State of Illinois ID. If you do not have one of these documents you will need to show another photo ID along with one of the following items displaying a Wilmette address:
  • Voter’s registration card
  • Utility bill with owner’s name
  • Current automobile registration with owner’s name
  • Copy of a real estate contract stating a closing date
Non-Resident Students Attending D39 & Avoca
  • Under the “Fair-Share” policy created, students attending District 39/Avoca District 37 schools (K – 8) living outside of the Wilmette geographic boundaries, can register for programs and purchase individual season passes taking advantage of the resident rate.
  • Parents/guardians/guests of these children are not eligible.
  • Guest passes are considered under the umbrella of parent (guardian) use of Wilmette resident rates, and are not eligible for student purchase.
Child Care Provider Guidelines
  • All child care providers (both nanny & live-in providers) – Listed below are the season pass options for child care providers who are employed by both Wilmette resident and non-resident families.
    • Child care providers must apply in person in order to purchase a season pass.
    • When applying in person, please come prepared with a completed Child Care Provider Form from the employer, or a letter stating the equivalent information to prove employment. This documentation is required to purchase a pass.
    • Child care providers cannot be counted as a family member on a family pass.
  • Nanny Care Providers (do not reside at employer’s address)
    • Nanny Care Providers of Wilmette resident families must purchase a Child Care Provider pass under the nanny’s account.
    • Nanny Care Providers of non-resident families must purchase an Individual Pass under the nanny’s account.
    • Nanny Care Providers cannot be put on the employer’s account and must have their own account created with their home address.
  • Live-In Care Providers (resident at employer’s address)
    • Live-In Child Care Providers must purchase an Individual Pass (resident or non-resident) and cannot be counted as a family member on a family pass.
    • Live-In Care Providers can be added to the employer’s account if they can provide documentation of residency.

Guest Punch Card

Guest Punch Cards are available for purchase to residents. Passes are good for 10 uses and are valid for the season of purchase.
Beach Guest Punch Card$110
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