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Lake Andrea

Lake Andrea beach will open for 2021 on Friday, June 11. The last day of the beach is September 6, 2021.

Regular hours (Friday, June 11-Sunday, August 15): Monday-Sunday: 10:00a-7:00p
*The beach will open at 1:00p on June 18th, June 27th and August 15th

 End of Summer Hours
Monday, August 16, 2021-Sunday, August 29, 2021
Monday-Wednesday: closed
Thursday: 4:00p-7:00p
Friday: 12:00p-7:00p
Saturday: 10:00a-7:00p
Sunday: 10:00a-7:00p

 Monday, August 30, 2021-Monday, September 6, 2021
Monday-Friday: closed
Saturday, September 4: 12:00p-7:00p
Sunday, September 5: 10:00a-7:00p
Monday, September 6: 10:00a-7:00p (last day)

 *hours subject to change

Please call the RecPlex front desk at (262) 947-0437 or the beach line (262) 947-0704 to check if the beach is open on days of inclement weather.

The beach may close early on days where the air temperature does not reach 70 degrees by 1:00p. We use The Weather Channel, zip code 53158.

During open beach hours, there are No Lifeguards on Duty.

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Lake Andrea Fees

   RecPlex member VPP Resident   Non-Resident
 Daily Individual  Free Free $7
 Season Family Pass  Free  Free  $75
 Season Family Pass with 10 Pack Boat Rentals  Pass Free / Boats $70 Pass Free / Boats $70  $140

Fee includes use of Lake Andrea Beach, Archery Range, and Windsurfing Launch. Rates are subject to change. Family: two adults (spouses) and dependent family members ages 22 and under (living in same household, 19-22 years must be full-time students). Children under 2 are free.


Froggy's Landing Boat Rental

Kayak and canoe rentals will be offered on a limited basis. Boat rentals are for one hour. All boats must be in by 6:30p.

   VPP Resident and RecPlex Members Non-Resident 
 Otter Kayaks  $8  $10
 Double Otter Kayaks  $10  $12
 Ocean Kayaks  $8  $10
 Canoes  $8  $10
Stand Up Paddle Board  $10  $12
 5 Pack Boat Rental  $35  $45
 10 Pack Boat Rental  $70  $90


Open Water Swimming 

Course Rental: Teams inquiring about private open water training, please contact the Aquatics department (sfrye@pleasantprairiewi.gov).

Open Water Course:
Due to staff shortages, the remainder of the open water course swims for 2021 are cancelled.

Date Time 
 Saturday, June 12  8:00a-9:00a
 Tuesday, June 15  6:00p-7:00p
 Saturday, June 19  8:00a-9:00a
 Tuesday, June 22  6:00p-7:00p
 Thursday, June 24  6:00p-7:00p
 Thursday, July 1  6:00p-7:00p

Fees for open water course swims:

  • Drop In: $10 / $15
  • 5 Swims: $45 / $67.50 (Expires at the end of the summer, no refunds)
  • 10 Swims: $85 / $127.50  (Expires at the end of the summer, no refunds)

Beach Rules

  • Please practice social distancing and stay 6 ft from those not in your household.
  • No alcohol on the beach.
  • No glass may be brought into the beach.

Prairie Springs Park Offers

  • Lake Andrea opportunities include fishing, swimming at Lake Andrea Beach, wind surfing, sailing, and boating (kayak and canoe rentals available at Lake Andrea beach).
  • Boat landing is available with no gas powered boats allowed; electric trolling motors only. To put any boat in the water, a DNR watercraft license is needed. Small watercraft may launch from the public ramp at no charge. Those launching small watercraft from Picnic Area #2 and windsurfers launching from Picnic Area #6 must purchase a daily or seasonal Prairie Springs pass or be a RecPlex member.
  • A 2.3 mile asphalt walking/jogging trail is around Lake Andrea.
  • Two children's tot lot playgrounds
  • Archery range (free and open to the public)
  • Nature trails
  • Sand volleyball pits
  • Restrooms at the ball field pavilion and the Wruck Pavilion (only open during summer season).