The beach is open from 6 am to 11 pm, but swimming is only permitted during the beach season when lifeguards are on duty from 11 am to 7 pm, in designated swim areas. The beach season runs from the Friday before Memorial Day, through Labor Day.
In 2016, the Chicago Park District Board of Commissioners renamed Columbia Beach Park in honor of Helen Doria.
Swimming Distance: parallel to shore at boat line.
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