The Everything-Water Newsletter
Wilmette considering fence, fee for beach
- Editor H2ONotes [ 2/21/2012 - 07:02 ] #
Access to one of the rare free beaches along the Lake Michigan shore in Illinois may soon be restricted in Wilmette, as the park district considers building a $100,000 fence and charging admission.
debate over limiting access to Gillson Park's south beach dates to the
1960s, said Wilmette Park District Board President James Brault. It was
rekindled in August, when a teenager drowned in an area where swimming
is not allowed because no lifeguards are on duty. more...
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