Swimming Beaches

2021 Season

End of summer 2021 closures: 

  • Madrona and Magnuson beaches will have their last day this season on Sunday, Aug. 22. Pritchard Beach will have its last day on Aug. 29.
  • We will continue to offer safe, lifeguarded beaches at Matthews, Madison, Mount Baker, and West Green Lake until Labor Day. 

This year we are offering safe, lifeguarded beaches at 7 sites around the city. We strongly recommend swimming only where lifeguards are present.

Our summer beaches are open daily, weather permitting, from noon to 7 p.m. on weekdays, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Beaches will be open until Labor Day, with the exceptions noted above.

  • Madrona CLOSED as of 8/22 (853 Lake Washington Blvd.) 
  • Magnuson CLOSED as of 8/22 (6505 NE 65th St.) 
  • Matthews (9300 51st Ave. NE)
  • Madison (1900 43rd Ave. E)
  • Mount Baker (2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S.)
  • Pritchard Island CLOSED as of 8/29 (8400 55th Ave S.)
  • West Green Lake (7312 W Green Lake Dr.)

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