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Address: 500 W. Jackson Avenue, Naperville, IL
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Description: Historic quarry-turned-swimming facility in 1931. Includes sand, grassy...
Historic quarry-turned-swimming facility in 1931. Includes sand, grassy area for picnicking, shallow-end slide, water play features, diving boards and more.
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Love that it's in my hometown!

Centennial beach is such a great place to hang with the family. Very clean beach and pool, great concession stand and overall nice get away while only minutes from home. There... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
tanidab
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Naperville, Illinois
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Naperville, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Centennial beach is such a great place to hang with the family. Very clean beach and pool, great concession stand and overall nice get away while only minutes from home. There is a reason this beach is used for the many triathlons that take place in Naperville.

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Naperville, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great area to relax, swim, or shop. Centennial Beach is located in downtown Naperville, where you will be surrounded by shopping and restaurants. Nice walking trails if you want to go for a stroll, or if you want to just play in the park.

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is a unique blend of public pool and natural beach that has been a delight for people from all walks of life for generations. One of my favorite places in Naperville!

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162 reviews 162 reviews
37 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

1/4 Beach and 3/4 pool. Naperville did well. You can enjoy the sand and still get in a pool. it's a deep pool also. Plenty of Life guards on hand. The pool runs really deep looked like 15 feet never seen that before. The are lanes if you want to do laps. There are like centerblocks all around the deep... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

After thinking about buying a pool bond and paying the yearly fee, we decided to buy the family pass at Centennial Beach. Our son loves it and my wife likes getting to go and sit and read in the shade or catch some sun. It's a good family thing and more economical than the pool bond. So far, it's been... More 

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chicago, illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Beautiful and well maintained man made quarry for families who don't want to go to Chicago/Michigan to experience a b beach. Lots of shaded areas and chairs to just sit and have a picnic - have a place for kids to play in the sand and the food is also very reasonable and good to eat.

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Naperville, Illinois
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I live within walking distance. We're lucky to have this beautiful park in our community. Lay out on the grass and relax, get some ice cream, swim, play in the sand beach.....great for families with small kids.

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Chicago, IL
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A great local beach fashioned from an old area quarry. Great way to spend a summer afternoon with the family.

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Approximately 155,000 folks a year go to Centennial Beach in Naperville IL and agree with me that the beach offers families a fun and safe summer experience. The beach is within an abandoned, double quarry alongside the DuPage River. The facility covers almost 6 acres with two acres allocated to swimming available in water from Lake Michigan. There is a... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We have our annual Family and Friends picnic here every July. The staff is always polite and helpful. They maintain the beach, clubhouse and grass areas in the best of condition. They have an adult time on the weekends and it's the perfect time to just relax and enjoy time alone, or with someone special.🚶🌴😊

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Additional Information about Centennial Beach

Address: Address: 500 W. Jackson Avenue, Naperville, IL
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Naperville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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