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Centennial Beach

500 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-5219
+1 630-848-5092
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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
What a Great Way to Spend the Day

We were in Chicago for a family reunion in July and decided to go here, where everyone could enjoy... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Santa Clarita, CA
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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
+1 630-848-5092
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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.

Thank iliketotravel2
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

Thank tym4zin
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
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
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
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
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
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

Thank Legalgrl09
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
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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
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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.
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