BOATING CENTER INFORMATION
South Beach Parking and Watercraft Ramp Launch permits can only be purchased in person at the Recreation Center. Click here for office hours and information.
Please note: South Lot gate will be locked every evening at 9:00 pm.
Daily launch passes will be available to purchase at Forest Park Beach. A fee of $65.00 will be charged for residents launching watercraft that are transported into the facility daily. Additionally, non-resident daily launch passes for 2021 have been suspended. We have a new Watercraft Impoundment Ordinance for watercraft contained in the compound or racks. Please be aware of the policy.
If you plan to use the Boat Basin Facility please read the packet listed below. We offer other storage opportunities for you, if you are interested please contact us for more information at (847) 810-3666.
KAYAK & PADDLEBOARD LAUNCH
Cells 1 and 4 are a non-motorized watercraft launch area. Please note - NO Motorized watercraft allowed, including waverunners.
BOATING CENTER RENTALS
Paddle boards and kayaks are available for rental, weather permitting. The Boating Center will be open daily June 5 - August 15 from 10 am - 7 pm and the following weekend days:
- May 29 - May 31
- August 21 - August 22
- August 28 - August 29
- September 4 - September 6
Contact Will Howard at 847-810-3666 for more information.