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Centennial Beach

500 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-5219
+1 630-848-5092
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Love adult float!

My husband and I go to adult float on Sunday morning from 9-11 am. This is the only time you can... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
iliketotravel2
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Chicago
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Adult Float

Every Sunday my husband and I from 9-11 am join others in the adult float. It is great to be able... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
iliketotravel2
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Chicago
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Historic quarry-turned-swimming facility in 1931. Includes sand, grassy area for picnicking, shallow-end slide, water play features, diving boards and more.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“deep end” (18 reviews)
“sandy beach” (13 reviews)
“zero depth” (9 reviews)
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500 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-5219
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I go to adult float on Sunday morning from 9-11 am. This is the only time you can bring a float to enjoy the beach with just adults. It is wonderfully relaxing and we try to get there as many Sundays during...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Every Sunday my husband and I from 9-11 am join others in the adult float. It is great to be able to float around the pool without any kids screaming and yelling. It is very relaxing and peaceful way to spend a Sunday morning.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were in Chicago for a family reunion in July and decided to go here, where everyone could enjoy the day. Loved the grassy shaded areas and picnic tables to gather everyone around. Some of our group sunbathed while others enjoyed the beach and water....More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

True mid-western summer fun! Worth the price of admission. Has a nostalgic feel to it. You can bring your own picnic or buy from the snack bar. There are bbq pits for use as well. Lots of large grassy areas around the pool for relaxing...More

Thank Keri V
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

As Naperville residents, we really enjoy coming here. Besides being a terrific place to enjoy the summer, it is a step back into time and nostalgic. A former quarry, Centenial Beach is now run by the Park District. The former quarry now has a sand...More

Thank Batholemew
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Centennial Beach is a great old quarry that has been turned into a pool/beach. It's technically a pool, but has a sand area where kids enjoy playing, and the water starts at zero depth. They have several sprinklers for the younger children and a slide...More

Thank MoefromChicago
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is a beautiful place to have a family reunion. We had 40 people and a large pavillion that could accomodate 40 more. We had a large grill, trash containers and bathrooms nearby. The walking paths are well maintained and have some interesting historic statues...More

Thank YearlyVacationer1
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Centennial Beach has something for everyone - a huge pool with a deep end and diving boards, a few swim lanes, a medium depth for bigger kids and shallow end near one of the biggest "sand boxes" which you might as well call a beach...More

Thank Shelliu
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

This place is truly more like a large pool with sand but we still had a great time! It was busy but not packed it never felt overcrowded. Kids and adults all had a great time! I would definitely recommend for anyone who wants a...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

I've been here 2 times in the last month. Both great experiences. One time with my wife and one time with my wife and 2 year old niece. It's much larger than it seems if anyone thinks it is small. More than enough space to...More

Thank bassdocktor
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norskinana
29 July 2017|
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Response from Legalgrl09 | Reviewed this property |
If by SUP you mean paddle board then I would say no. I don't think even rafts are allowed as there was no one that had anything like that there.
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herreras1
19 July 2015|
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Response from tanidab | Reviewed this property |
Daily Admission Resident $6.00 Resident (after 5:00 p.m.) $3.00 Non-Resident$10.00 Non-Resident (after 5:00 p.m.) $3.00
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