Beat the Heat with Waukesha County Park System

July 19, 2013

Trying to keep cool during this summer heat wave? Waukesha County Park System has you covered with some ideas to beat the heat! Come out to one of the six beaches to take a nice dip into the cool water or head to one of the two ice arenas for an enjoyable skating experience in the chilled arena. Just remember to keep cool and beat the heat!

Enjoy the beach at Fox Brook Park in Brookfield, along the 25-acre lake. It offers a diving dock, beach house, pedal boat rentals and concession stand. Menomonee Park has a 16-acre lake with a diving dock, beach house and concessions stand. Minooka Park, in Waukesha, offers a four-acre pond with a beach house. Enjoy the view of the 16-acre spring fed pond at Mukwonago Park from the beach and beach house. Muskego Park offers a two-acre swimming pond, beach house and concession stand. Naga-Waukee Park offers many possibilities for summer fun with its boat launch, picnic areas, concession stand and beach along Nagawicka Lake.
Beach hours are from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. everyday, with lifeguards on duty daily. The Waukesha County Parks entrance fees are $4.00 per car, daily. Beach use is included in the park entrance fee. Annual park entrance stickers are also available for $28.00 for county residents, $38.00 for non-county residents and $14.00 for senior citizens.
The following are the Waukesha County beach locations:
Fox Brook Park, 2925 North Barker Road, Brookfield, Menomonee Park, W220 N7884 Townline Road, Menomonee Falls, Minooka Park, 1927 E. Sunset Drive, Waukesha, Muskego Park, S83W20370 Janesville Road, Muskego, Mukwonago Park, C.T.H. LO, Mukwonago, Naga-Waukee Park, 651 S.T.H 83, Hartland.

Waukesha County Park System offers two indoor ice skating arenas with public skating for those who want to cool off another way.
Eble Park Ice Arena: 19400 West Bluemound Road, Brookfield, hours are Monday – Friday: Noon to 2:00pm and Saturday & Sunday: 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Sorry no public skating on Saturday, July 20 – Monday, July 22 due to a special event. Naga-Waukee Park Ice Arena: 2699 Golf Road, Delafield, hours are Monday - Friday: 12:00pm-2:00pm | Saturday & Sunday: 3:00pm-5:00pm.
Even though it may be scorching hot outside, don’t forget to dress for the chilled atmosphere inside the arenas, and don’t forget your socks! Adult admission at both arenas are $6.00 for adults and Junior/Senior (juniors are children under 17 years old and seniors are 60 years or older) admission is $4.50. Ice skates are also available to rent for $2.50.

The Waukesha County Park System is a natural resource based park system that demonstrates stewardship while providing recreational and educational opportunities. For more information, visit our Web site at www.waukeshacountyparks.com.

Photo: Lucas and Danielle Bocek, from Brookfield, have fun trying to avoid the splashes while cooling off at Waukesha County’s Muskego Park.

Community Watch

» Brookfield Central student charged for bomb scare Updated:  6/24

» Elmbrook names Sobocinski as new assistant superintendent for business services 6/24

» New Starbucks to anchor retail building at Sendik's Towne Centre in Brookfield Updated:  6/23

» OwnersEdge gives Green Bay business owner an alternative to selling 6/22

» Trainer allegedly sexually assaulted client at town of Brookfield fitness center Updated:  6/22

» Brookfield aldermen OK Artisan apartments, public funding Updated:  6/22

» Brookfield council reaffirms committee's denial of TIF referendum referral 6/22

» Judge orders mental evaluation of Brookfield man charged with shooting neighbors Updated:  6/21

» Brookfield East baseball has 6-0 week 6/21

» Brookfield Fire Department plans $1 million in renovations to one of its stations 6/21

» Improvements delayed at Pilgrim-Burleigh in Brookfield Updated:  6/21

» Brookfield East girls have another successful track and field season 6/20

» Brookfield East uses five-run first inning to beat Lancers 6/20

» Brookfield Central had solid season under new coaching staff 6/20

» Two pedestrians involved in Brookfield car crash Sunday night 6/20

» Watertown Plank Road to close in Elm Grove starting Monday 6/16

» Brookfield panel approves Wimmer apartment project, and TIF assistance for it Updated:  6/16

» Initial Reaction Podcast: MLB Draft's Wisconsin flavor and WIAA's postseason model Updated:  6/15

» Soerens Ford donates over $4,000 to Brookfield Central 6/15

» Elmbrook Swim Club: June 2 6/15

» Brookfield to finally test reduced streetlights 6/15

» Brookfield Central tennis coach Dave Steinbach earns 500th win as boys coach 6/15

» Brookfield East girls soccer team has winning season under first-year coach Derrick Banks 6/15

» Brookfield East baseball team has 1-3 week 6/15

» Brookfield Central boys track, fieldd team sees increased numbers 6/15

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement