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Centennial Beach

500 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-5219
+1 630-848-5092
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Great, safe & enjoyable spot for some family fun

When we were on a tour of Naperville with Tuk Tuk Naperville, our tour guide had taken us past... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chicago, Illinois
A great place to go on a sunny day

This is a wonderful place to for a picnic and somewhere to cool down. The cost of entry is minimal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert H
Dronfield, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“deep end” (15 reviews)
“sandy beach” (13 reviews)
“zero depth” (7 reviews)
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500 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-5219
+1 630-848-5092
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we were on a tour of Naperville with Tuk Tuk Naperville, our tour guide had taken us past Centennial Beach. It looked really nice from the street, so we thought that we would come on a nice warm day. We didn't have to wait...More

1  Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place to for a picnic and somewhere to cool down. The cost of entry is minimal and you have a great place to be

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This beach is so awesome!! My boyfriend and I were in Chicago for a few days, and knew we wanted to visit this town again before we left (we were here a long time ago but don't remember much). SO worth the trip!! I'm so...More

Thank Christina D
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I have been coming here with my children since they were little. It has everything you need for a summer day by the pool. Grassy areas, sandy areas, lots of trees for shade, sun, chairs, bring your own chairs, food, bring your own food and...More

Thank 20Natalie20
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is a great family place. My husband and I have gone for over 30 years; from our children loving the shallow end to diving off the boards. It is a wonderful family location and the kids love it! They have only improved it over...More

Thank mkn444
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This pool is made as a lake and has enough area to swim, along with diving boards and picnic area, shaded, grass and sand, along with a concession stand, located in downtown Naperville in the park setting by the river.

Thank nancy K
Reviewed 15 February 2017

a natural quarry type setting with a beach, starts very shallow and graduates slowly to the deep section where there is 3 diving boards and two wooden floating docks you can swim out to, there is an area you can cook out or by prepared...More

Thank Jeffrey A
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We've been coming to Centennial Beach for many years, first with our 6 kids, now with grandchildren. We always have a great time. It's a testament to the town that they built the beach for the celebration of Naperville's 100th anniversary, built in an old...More

Thank Sherry W
Reviewed 17 October 2016

A great place to bring a picnic and hang out on a hot summer day. Sand area, zero depth entry for the little ones and the deep end for those who want to dive and swim. Small town fun in the middle of a large...More

Thank M2435GTjeffg
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I love the way Naperville has so very many attractions right in the middle of town. There are the paddle boats on the pond, Naper settlement, the walk along the river, major upscale clothing chains, Apple store, a big two-story Barnes & Noble, Starbucks, a...More

Thank ILoveToRead
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How much is the entrance
19 July 2015|
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