Beach Fees

Summer 2021 Season

Paulus Park Beach is scheduled to open Memorial Day weekend, May 29, 2021 and close Labor Day weekend, September 6, 2021 with Breezewald Beach to open June 1, 2021 and close August 8, 2021. We will continue to adhere to all of the Governor’s Orders.  Due to anticipated social distancing and capacity guidelines provided by CDC and IDPH, we are able to accommodate non-residents, unincorporated Lake Zurich residents, field trips and groups as of 2 pm daily as capacity allows for the 2021 season. The Village of Lake Zurich will continue to monitor the guidance from the State lifting restrictions when allowed to do so.

Given the limited capacity, resident entry and associated beach location is on a first come, first serve basis. One person from your household must be present and remain on-site to secure your household’s entry and beach social distancing square (see images below for approximate locations). 

Caring for residents and employees in a COVID world is very different and we appreciate everyone’s flexibility as we continually adjust to CDC and IDPH guidelines and best practices.

Daily beach opening times vary and are weather dependent. For up--to-date beach status, click here

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Beach Regulations

The Village of Lake Zurich Park and Recreation Department would like everyone to have a safe and enjoyable trip to our beaches this year, so we ask all visitors to follow these simple regulations established for the comfort and safety of all attendees.

Paulus Park Beach

Paulus Park Beach 2020

Breezewald Park Beach

Breezewald Beach 2020

Paulus Park Beach Pass Fees

  Resident Non-Resident
Individual $40 N/A
Family (up to 7 persons at same address) $75 N/A

Due to the ongoing restrictions, beach passes are only available to Lake Zurich residents for the 2021 season.

Guest Admission for Pass Holders

  Resident Non-Resident
5 Guest Passes $25 N/A
10 Guest Passes $45 N/A
20 Guest Passes                    $80  
  • Guest admission passes may be purchased online or at the Barn during hours of operation.
  • Only Beach Pass Holders can purchase guest passes during the season.
  • Guest passes do not carry over from season to season.

Daily Admission at Paulus Park

  Resident Non-Resident
3 & under Free Free
Age 4 - 17 $6 $8
Age 18 & over $9 $11
Twilight Rate 5:30 pm and later $3 $5
  • Children utilizing the Sprayground ONLY (no beach), may gain entrance with one paying adult per family. 
  • Seniors (age 65 and up) receive a 15% discount on daily admissions.  
  • You may pay at the Paulus Park Beach House with cash, VISA and MasterCard.
For complete Lake Zurich Beaches information click here.  

Personal Non-Motorized Watercraft Usage

Use your personal watercraft on Lake Zurich with our easy to use 1-Day Pass for $5 or the $40 season pass good from April 1st through October 1st. Both are available at the Paulus Park Barn or Beach Gatehouse. You may purchase the season pass online. Click here for more information