The Evanston IL beach tokens sale has started on April 1st and can be purchased at the Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave., or any of the five community centers. Evanston IL has 6 beaches that include a boat launch and a dog beach. The beaches are wonderful to visit, there are lifeguards on duty and the sand is cleaned daily. This is very exciting to residents because living in Evanston IL in the warmer weather is truly paradise. Here is some information provided by the City of Evanston.
A season token or daily pass is required for beach admission during operating hours. One token or daily pass is required per person. A season token is valid for the entire beach season. The season begins on Sat., May 28. From May 28 through June 3, beach hours are 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. From June 4 through Sept. 5 (Labor Day), beach hours are 10:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Starting on April 1, season tokens may be purchased weekdays, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave., and at local community centers during their office hours (Robert Crown, Chandler-Newberger, Fleetwood-Jourdain, Levy Senior Center, and Evanston Ecology Center). Starting on May 28, tokens may also be purchased at the Dempster Street Beach office between the hours of 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Cash, personal checks and credit cards are accepted.
Free beach days for Evanston residents will be held at Clark Street Beach on Mondays from July 11 through August 29.
Daily beach admission is $8, adult and $6, child age 1-11.
Fee assistance is available to qualified Evanston residents for season beach tokens, as well as for other Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department classes and programs. You may apply for fee assistance at the Morton Civic Center. Please call 847-448-8237 in advance to determine which documents to bring.
A limited number of free beach tokens are made available through the City of Evanston’s Recreation Division and various community outreach agencies/organizations to Evanston residents who meet income guidelines. For information on free beach tokens or the list of participating community outreach agencies/organizations, please contact the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department at 847-448-8237.
The Mayor’s Super Summer Recreation Program includes free beach admission for Evanston teens through a 10-punch pass. Teens age 13-18 years who may not otherwise be able to go to the beach may pick up a pass for free beach visits at community centers and the main Evanston Public Library. Proof of residency is required. Please call 3-1-1 (847-448-4311) for more information.
I hope to see you walking on the beach this Summer in Evanston IL