LIONS BEACH, 1400 Palmer Drive
Season Opening: Saturday, May 26th, 2018
Season Closing: Monday, September 3rd, 2018
Beach Hours: Daily 11:00AM-6:00PM NO LIFEGUARD ON DUTY!
Lions Beach Water Testing: The Recreation Division takes weekly water samples to monitor E. coli bacteria and sends them to the State Hygiene Lab in Madison for testing. The water quality standard states that any test results between 0-250 ppm is safe to swim in (green sign). Any test results between 250-1,000 ppm is safe to swim in, but requires public notice (yellow sign). Any test results over 1,000 ppm requires the swimming area to be closed for swimming until further notice (red sign). Counts will vary during the season depending on usage and environmental factors.
Lion's Beach Advisory: The current reading for Lion's Beach is 613 ppm. Lion's Beach water quality advisory in effect until further notice: Press Release.