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Centennial Beach

500 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-5219
+1 630-848-5092
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Great family atmosphere!

As Naperville residents, we really enjoy coming here. Besides being a terrific place to enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
"Naperville's hidden gem"

Centennial Beach is a great old quarry that has been turned into a pool/beach. It's technically a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Naperville, Illinois
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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%
Travellers talk about
“deep end” (17 reviews)
“sandy beach” (13 reviews)
“zero depth” (9 reviews)
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500 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-5219
+1 630-848-5092
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Legalgrl09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really like this place. It is reasonably priced and there is ample space to lay out a blanket and relax. the water is refreshing (fresh water) and there are several activities you can do. There are diving boards, floating docks in the middle. the...More

Thank gizmogaga
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I used to go to this pool/beach when I was little and I went with my daughter a few weeks back and it is really nice still. Great beach and water and clean.

Thank andrea c
Reviewed 15 June 2017

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

2  Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 12 June 2017

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
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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.
18 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