We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Centennial Beach

Open Now: 11:00 - 20:00
Open today: 11:00 - 20:00
Save
Share
Review Highlights
It does look like a beach!!

Nice place for family outing, middle of downtown Naperville. Place to be for kids during summer. If... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mkhan15
,
Naperville, Illinois
Great for all ages

Great value for Naperville residents. There is a sandy beach area with zero depth entry. The deep... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Laura S
via mobile
Read all 150 reviews
19
All photos (19)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“deep end”(20 reviews)
“zero depth”(9 reviews)
“sand area”(8 reviews)
About
Historic quarry-turned-swimming facility in 1931. Includes sand, grassy area for picnicking, shallow-end slide, water play features, diving boards and more.
Open Now
Hours Today: 11:00 - 20:00
See all hours
Contact
500 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-5219
Website
+1 630-848-5092
Call
Reviews (150)
Filter reviews
148 results
Traveller rating
98
39
8
2
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
98
39
8
2
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews deep end zero depth sand area life guards great beach snack bar non residents old quarry diving board adirondack chairs hot summer day bring your own swim laps open water all ages concession stand great place to swim
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 148 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place for family outing, middle of downtown Naperville. Place to be for kids during summer. If swimming doesn't interest you you can enjoy the sun on the beach.

Thank mkhan15
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great value for Naperville residents. There is a sandy beach area with zero depth entry. The deep end has several diving boards. The lifeguards all seem well trained and engaged with the serious nature of their job. There is a snack bar and plenty of...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We have never been to a more unique beach/pool with part old quarry deep end and part sand.! Grassy and shady areas with picnic tables, adirondack chairs, and umbrellas surround the pool. Swim lanes at least Olympic length allow for serious lap swimming as does...More

Thank jdholtbuddy
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We went to this pool specifically because it was large with a deep end. When we arrived, signs were posted that the deep end was closed for the day with the exception of the diving board. That was disappointing especially since admission for non-residents is...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful beach. Lots of lifeguards. Zero depth entry. Diving platform. Sand for the kids to make sand castles. Some shady areas for picnics. It is well maintained. Security on site. We really enjoyed it there. Our only complaint was the expensive entry...More

Thank northernerpalmtreelo
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Went with my daughter, son-in-law, friend and granddaughter and we had a nice time. My 3yr old granddaughter LOVED it! She loved playing in the sand and swimming in the pool that wasn't too deep for her to stand up in. We had lunch there...More

Thank jlm1949
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Naperville is blessed to have this gem of a place we call Centennial Beach. Once a limestone quarry now a family fun place to hang out. We buy the annual family passes each year as it's the place to hang out again and again.

Thank AMKLJ
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Great place to cool off with your kids on a hot summer day. Water, sand, slides, shade and ice cream... Beautiful setting right off Naperville Riverwalk.

Thank traveltheworld222
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Love that they have such experienced life guards. Food is available if hungry. They keep the place very tidy

Thank Bienfang
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

This beach was very clean and family friendly. You can set up your chairs on the grass and then go play in the sand and the water away from your stuff so you don’t leave with sand all over you. The kids have to take...More

1  Thank Asia G
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 18 nearby hotels
Hotel Indigo Naperville Riverwalk
161 reviews
.56 km away
Stardust Motel
10 reviews
2.56 km away
Hilton Garden Inn Naperville/Warrenville
595 reviews
3.51 km away
SpringHill Suites Chicago Naperville/Warrenville
256 reviews
3.53 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 508 nearby restaurants
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
814 reviews
.48 km away
Egg Harbor Cafe
254 reviews
.47 km away
Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House - Naperville
535 reviews
.53 km away
Sullivan's Steakhouse
311 reviews
.60 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 82 nearby attractions
Riverwalk
739 reviews
.47 km away
Dupage Children's Museum
201 reviews
.94 km away
Naper Settlement
201 reviews
.55 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
hidk
27 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Laura D | Reviewed this property |
yes
1
Vote
norskinana
28 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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.
1
Vote
herreras1
18 July 2015|
Answer
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
1
Vote