NOW:53045:USA01489
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01489
27°
H 34° L 27°
Cloudy | 10MPH

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.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Brookfield may alter zoning to make city more welcoming to health clubs 3/24

» Elm Grove establishes committee to explore fiber internet 3/24

» Elm Grove church irks residents with cell tower proposal 3/24

» Marcus looking into exiting Corners project 3/24

» Wheelchair basketball team heading to Nationals 3/24

» Brookfield girl may have been locked in basement by parents 3/24

» Brookfield man charged with knife attack on mother, sister 3/24

» The Sprint Episode Three: WIAA state basketball tournament retrospective 3/23

» Elm Grove new garbage and recycling service to begin April 1 3/23

» Part of Pilgrim Parkway to close this weekend 3/23

» Tickets now on sale for Brookfield Central's production of "The Foreigner" 3/19

» Suspects in fatal Citgo gas station shooting in Waukesha all plead not guilty 3/18

» Elmbrook School District names new Wisconsin Hills Principal 3/18

» Wheelchair basketball conference championship coming to Brookfield 3/17

» Accident at Schlossman Dodge leaves one injured 3/17

» Town of Brookfield board meeting canceled 3/17

» Brookfield cracks down on St. Paddy's Day drunken driving 3/16

» Brookfield fiber network partnership involving city, schools nears fruition 3/16

» Elm Grove Junior Guild's Tree of Giving returns 3/16

» The Sprint Episode Two: local teams look to defend state basketball titles this week 3/16

» No major injuries in Thursday morning accident 3/13

» Brookfield, Elmbrook still looking into dark fiber network 3/12

» Elmbrook Church welcomes "We Believe God's Not Dead" Tour 3/11

» Menards demolition makes room for The Corners 3/9

» Visit Brookfield may move into historic Ruby farmhouse 3/9

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

2015 Writing Contest

 

(Click image for details)

Local Business Directory

CONNECT