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It does look like a beach!!

Nice place for family outing, middle of downtown Naperville. Place to be for kids during summer. If... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
mkhan15
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Naperville, Illinois
Great for all ages

Great value for Naperville residents. There is a sandy beach area with zero depth entry. The deep... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Laura S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been going to Centennial Beach for over ten years. It has more wrong with it than right, but it is close to home. This year half the lake/pool was closed for the entire year. One of the few good things about Centennial Beach is that you are able to swim in an deep water environment. Not this year. Not next year either. That is because they don't have "enough" lifeguards. You would think that 8 would be enough? The reason that they don't have lifeguards is because they pay them slave wages like every other government entity in DuPage County. Pay the lifeguards $20 per hour, which is what they are worth, and you will have enough of them!!!!!!!!

Thank IloveJan
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Nice place for family outing, middle of downtown Naperville. Place to be for kids during summer. If swimming doesn't interest you you can enjoy the sun on the beach.

Thank mkhan15
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Great value for Naperville residents. There is a sandy beach area with zero depth entry. The deep end has several diving boards. The lifeguards all seem well trained and engaged with the serious nature of their job. There is a snack bar and plenty of picnic tables. You are also welcome to bring in your own chairs and food.

Thank Laura S
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

We have never been to a more unique beach/pool with part old quarry deep end and part sand.! Grassy and shady areas with picnic tables, adirondack chairs, and umbrellas surround the pool. Swim lanes at least Olympic length allow for serious lap swimming as does a huge deep end. A high dive and low dives in the deep end are popular along with rafts out in the HUGE deep end. There is a huge zero depth sandy area for children with a slide. This pool also has some of the best trained lifeguards on duty always! Lots of showers and great concession stand.

Thank jdholtbuddy
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We went to this pool specifically because it was large with a deep end. When we arrived, signs were posted that the deep end was closed for the day with the exception of the diving board. That was disappointing especially since admission for non-residents is $12/adult and $10/child.

The chairs, umbrellas, and shade trees were nice. I enjoyed that when they made announcements it was fun.

The changing stalls were private. They also offered lockers.

We had a good experience, but probably won’t go again.

Thank Laura H
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful beach. Lots of lifeguards. Zero depth entry. Diving platform. Sand for the kids to make sand castles. Some shady areas for picnics. It is well maintained. Security on site. We really enjoyed it there. Our only complaint was the expensive entry fee for non residents.

Thank northernerpalmtreelo
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

Went with my daughter, son-in-law, friend and granddaughter and we had a nice time. My 3yr old granddaughter LOVED it! She loved playing in the sand and swimming in the pool that wasn't too deep for her to stand up in. We had lunch there and surprised that the prices were reasonable. Yes there is sand everywhere...it's a "beach"!

Thank jlm1949
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Naperville is blessed to have this gem of a place we call Centennial Beach. Once a limestone quarry now a family fun place to hang out. We buy the annual family passes each year as it's the place to hang out again and again.

Thank AMKLJ
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great place to cool off with your kids on a hot summer day. Water, sand, slides, shade and ice cream...
Beautiful setting right off Naperville Riverwalk.

Thank traveltheworld222
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Love that they have such experienced life guards. Food is available if hungry. They keep the place very tidy

Thank Bienfang
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