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Swimming is allowed starting May 28 at Chicago lakefront beaches.
Swimming is allowed starting May 28 at Chicago lakefront beaches.
Photo: Chicago Park District

2021 beach season kicks off May 28 and runs through Labor Day, rapid testing in all Chicago beaches and advisories available online

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Park District today announced 22 beaches will open this Friday, May 28th for the 2021 season. The return of beach season is  another step forward with Open Chicago, the Mayor’s initiative to safely and fully reopen the city. This Friday will mark the first time Chicago beaches have opened for public use since September 2, 2019, due to COVID-19 health and safety 
precautions. The 2021 beach season runs through Monday, September 6, 2021.

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