Are reservations needed for Centennial Beach?
No, entry to Centennial Beach is handled on a first-come, first-served basis through either a Beach membership or the purchase of a daily admission. A Centennial Beach membership does not guarantee entry to the facility. If the Beach reaches capacity, members’ entry will be delayed until spots open within the facility.
When is Centennial Beach scheduled to be open?
The 2021 Centennial Beach schedule can be found here.
Will the Beach open during periods of inclement weather?
Decisions about opening and closing the facility will be at the sole discretion of the Park District staff. Please check our rainout line for current opening status: napervilleparks.org/cancellations. No rain checks or refunds will be given for daily admissions due to weather, late park openings, or early park closures.
How much does it cost to visit Centennial Beach?
Information on Daily Admission Fees can be found here
Are Centennial Beach Memberships available for purchase in 2021?
Yes, memberships are available for residents and nonresidents to purchase. Guests interested in purchasing a Centennial Beach membership can do so here. Memberships purchased prior to Tuesday, June 1 will receive the preseason discounted rate. Memberships purchased starting Tuesday, June 1 will be charged the “Regular” rate. Members will be able to access the Beach at 11:00 am, Monday through Friday, 30 minutes prior to daily admission guests. Members will receive early entry on weekdays at 11:00 am, 10% discount at Centennial Grill, and coupons to redeem for other Park District amenities. (Coupons can be picked up at Centennial Beach starting on May 29.) A Centennial Beach Membership does not guarantee entry to the facility. If the Beach reaches capacity, members’ entry will be delayed until spots open within the facility.
Can I purchase the “Plus Friends” option in 2021?
No, the “Plus Friends” option is not available in 2021. All guests visiting the facility must have a membership or pay the daily admission fee. The Park District intends to resume the Plus Friends option in 2022.
What are the Centennial Beach rules?
A complete list of Beach rules can be found here.
Will there be Adult Float?
Yes, Adult Float times will be available. A schedule of Adult Float times can be found here All Adult Float guests must have a Beach membership or pay the appropriate daily admission fee. Adult Float guests may remain in the facility for the day’s open swim.
Can I bring a group to Centennial Beach?
Day camps and organization-based groups will be accommodated. Organizations can contact Centennial Beach at 630-848-5000 for more information. Groups, such as parties, family gatherings, etc. may attend Centennial Beach, but group rates will not be taken at this time.
How do I enter the facility?
Guests will enter the facility through the two gates located at the front of the Centennial Beach Bathhouse at 500 West Jackson Ave. on the west side of the Beach. All bags and coolers will be checked prior to entry.
Where can I park for Centennial Beach?
Parking is available near the Centennial Beach Bathhouse, located at 500 West Jackson Ave. on the west side of the Beach.
What are the facility cleaning and disinfecting procedures?
The locker rooms and restrooms, including sinks, faucets, toilets, door handles, and showers, will be cleaned and sanitized regularly. Lounge chairs, lounge areas, common areas, and frequently touched surfaces also will be cleaned and sanitized on a regular basis.
Do I need to practice social distancing in the facility?
Yes, guests should practice social distancing at all times during their visit. Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arms’ lengths) from other people who do not reside in your household. Follow social distancing queues when waiting in line for admissions, the diving boards, slide and Centennial Grill.
Do I need to wear a face covering while I am at Centennial Beach?
All guests will be required to follow face covering guidelines issued by the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Will I be able to bring in my own food and drink?
Guests may bring in their own food and drink, but alcohol and glass is prohibited. All coolers and bags will be checked prior to entry. The Park District will have trash cans available throughout the park for guests to use. All guests are expected to leave their area as they found it. Centennial Grill also will be open with food and beverage options available for purchase.
Will deck furniture be available for use?
A limited number of chairs and picnic tables will be available and set up in designated seating zones. Do not move chairs or tables. Guests are encouraged to bring their own folding chairs from home.
Will there be a place to change and use the restroom?
Yes, however, to limit the number of people using the locker rooms, guests are encouraged to arrive at the facility dressed for swimming, with plans to leave the facility in swim attire that can be changed at home.
How do I leave the facility at the end of my swim session?
All guests will exit through the gates at the front entrance marked “EXIT” at the conclusion of visit.