Hours of Operation - 2017

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Season

Dates

Hours

SPRING SCHEDULE
April 5 through May 26

(Opening date will be delayed if ice conditions at boathouse or low winter lake levels prevent use of rescue boat.)

  • OPEN: Wednesday through Sunday
    (8 hours/day)
  • CLOSED: Mondays and Tuesdays

April 5
through April 30

12:00 PM
to 8:00 PM

May 3
through May 26

12:30 PM
to 8:30 PM

SUMMER SCHEDULE
Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day

OPEN: Every Day (10 hours/day)

May 27
through July 23

11:00 AM
to 9:00 PM

July 24
through August 13

10:30 AM
to 8:30 PM

August 14
through September 4

10:00 AM
to 8:00 PM

FALL SCHEDULE
September 5 through October 29

  • OPEN: Wednesday through Sunday
    (8 hours/day)
  • CLOSED: Mondays and Tuesdays starting October 3

September 5
through September 17

11:30 AM
to 7:30 PM

September 18
through October 1

11:00 AM
to 7:00 PM

October 4
through October 15

10:30 AM
to 6:30 PM

October 18
through October 29

10:00 AM
to 6:00 PM

Please note: The hours of operation are designated to provide service through approximate sunset each day of operation.

For Lake Mendota emergencies on days and times when the Lifesaving Station is closed, phone 911 to alert the Dane County Sheriff Department and City of Madison Fire Department emergency responders.