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Swimming at MWCD Lakes!

Are you ready to dive into adventure? Look no further than one of the sandy swim beaches at a MWCD Lake where serene surroundings await you. Whether you’re a seasoned swimmer or just looking to cool off on a hot day, Atwood, Charles Mill, Pleasant Hill, Seneca, and Tappan Lake Parks offer the perfect escape!

Designated boater swim areas are also available at all all MWCD lakes including Piedmont and Clendening. These areas are accessible by boat. 

Plan Your Visit

Ready to make a splash? Plan your visit today! We can’t wait to welcome you to our little slice of paradise!

Hours of Operation: The swim beach is open from 10am-7pm daily Memorial Day through Labor Day

Admission Fees: The cost to enter the park is $5 for one person, or $10 for two or more. Once you’re in the park, there are no additional fees to swim. (*Additional fees apply to access LandzEdge Water Park at Atwood and Pleasant Hill Lakes. More info and ticket links below.)

Why Swim at a MWCD Lake?

Clean and Clear Water: Our commitment to environmental stewardship ensures that the water at our swim beaches remains pristine. Our water is tested all summer long so you can dive in with confidence, knowing that you’re swimming in some of the cleanest waters around. 

Water Activities Galore: Swimming is just the beginning! Rent a kayak or paddleboard to explore the tranquil waters, or bring your fishing poles and try your hand at fishing along the shoreline. There’s something for everyone to enjoy!

Scenic Picnic Spots: After a refreshing swim, relax and unwind at one of our scenic picnic areas. Pack a lunch, or grab a snack from the concession stand and soak in the beauty of nature while sharing memorable moments with loved ones.

Safety First

While swimming is a fantastic experience, it’s essential to prioritize safety at all times. Here are a few tips to ensure a safe and enjoyable visit:

  • Swim in designated areas only and obey all posted rules and regulations.
  • Keep an eye on children at all times and ensure they wear appropriate flotation devices.
  • Stay hydrated and take frequent breaks, especially on hot days.
  • Be mindful of your surroundings and watch for boaters or other watercraft.

LandzEdge Atwood Lake Park

Click here for more information including hours, and to purchase tickets. 

LandzEdge Pleasant Hill Lake Park

Click here for more information including hours and to purchase tickets. 


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