'Let’s Play' at Free Beach Days
Evanston residents can enjoy free toys, games and activities for all ages plus free admission to the beach on select dates this summer.
The City of Evanston's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department has announced three upcoming free beach days for Evanston residents, which will feature visits from the department's "Let's Play" mobile recreation trailer as well as other fun beach activities supervised by Parks and Recreation staff.
The "Let's Play" trailer will be available from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. during the following free beach days:
- Thursday, June 21, Clark Street Beach, Clark Street at Sheridan Road
- Thursday, July 12, Lighthouse Beach, Central Street at Sheridan Road
- Thursday, July 26, South Boulevard Beach, South Boulevard at the lakefront
Free beach admission will be available for Evanston residents on these dates at the locations listed during beach hours, 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Proof of residency is required for free admission. Additionally, free beach days for Evanston residents will be offered at Clark Street Beach on Mondays, July 9 through August 27.
In addition to visiting Evanston beaches, the "Let's Play" mobile recreation trailer will be making stops at parks, block parties and other special events throughout the summer. For more information and to view the schedule, visit cityofevanston.org/letsplay or call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.