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Centennial Beach

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Address: 500 W. Jackson Avenue, Naperville, IL
Phone Number: 6308485092
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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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So much fun

I've been going since 1975... There's nothing more fun in naperville than the beach. Great place for family outings too

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Yorkville, Illinois
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Yorkville, Illinois
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81 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been going since 1975... There's nothing more fun in naperville than the beach. Great place for family outings too

Thank mmynatt
Naperville, Illinois
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely beach suitable for the entire family complete with water slides, kiddie fountain, plenty of sand and a fast food grill. Fun for all!

Thank Eileen B
Naperville, Illinois
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a nice beach, travel out to Chicago and go to the lakefront. This is not a bad beach but it's small and very pricey for 'regular' access

Thank Siva N
Naperville, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We paid several family visits during many summers most recently in 2015. Every visit was very rewarding and thoroughly enjoyable! The vast pool converted from a former stone quarry is well maintained, well staffed with trained lifeguards and swim lanes clearly marked. There is a wading area for tiny tots, areas for beginners, and also a deeper area for experienced... More 

Thank Claude A
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Centennial Beach . It is a wonderful get away in the heart of a wonderful suburb. Plenty of high quality lounge chairs are already in place for you. The beach area is a great spot especially for young children. Sand volleyball courts are available for all. The highlight of this place is a zero-depth sand bottom pool. What... More 

Thank sullivanritam
Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Family friendly, inviting atmosphere is the Western suburbs. Try the adult swim on the weekends you can bring you own flotation device and chill.

Thank jazzcat2016
Naperville, Illinois
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Terrific spot for the whole family feels like a trip to the lake. This is a gem! It is surrounded by trees and grass. The swimming area is surrounded by guttering and a sidewalk. The depth goes from zero to deep. Lots of lifeguards. Relax under the shade trees. The beach has a terrific snack bar with reasonable prices. Admission... More 

Thank Gary1111
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Centennial beach is a great place to enjoy a beautiful day with your family. The water is always great and the grounds are beautiful.

Thank Hankwisco
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Our first experience with artificial beach. Not bad.quite pricey for non-residents. Nice clean changing room and best part is you can bring your own food and even do BBQ at the park by the beach. It is adjacent to a huge part with valley ball, tennis court and play ground. Over all it was a good experience.

Thank Shuda1
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This place takes safety to the highest. Overzealous staff offers deep end testing for swimmers 6 years old and up (my understanding) at 12-ish PM and around 2 PM which consists of back and forth free style BUT beware of moving too slow !!!! If your kid moves too slow a life saver float is thrown at him/her and first... More 

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