Beach and Swimming Policies

  • All Posted Rules & Regulations are to be followed.
  • Swimming in Dunning Lake begins the first Saturday in June and ends on Labor Day. Swim hours are 10:00am-7:45pm in June and July, and 10:00am-7:30pm in August until the beach closes.
  • Open water swimming is not permitted.
  • Swimmers must be able to swim to the rafts unassisted.
  • No pushing or flipping off the rafts.
  • Bubbles, water wings, rafts and other floating devices are prohibited. Coast Guard approved lifejackets are allowed but cannot be used to aid someone getting to the rafts.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in the water. No glass containers.
  • No children under the age of 15 are to be left unattended.
  • Keep paths in front of the lifeguard chairs free of beach chairs, towels, umbrellas and beach toys.
  • Only single poled 8' max diameter umbrellas are allowed on the beach and they must not block lifeguard sight lines or access to the water.
  • All babies/toddlers must wear swim diapers in the lake.
  • Playing of music should be kept to a low volume and not hinder others enjoyment of the park.
  • Smoking is not allowed in the beach area and or any picnic areas.
  • Picnic tables and grills are used on a first come, first serve basis. Reserving of tables and grills is not allowed.
  • Please do not change diapers on the picnic tables. Baby changing tables are provided in both sides of the bathhouse.
  • Fishing is not permitted from the beach or in the swimming areas.