Hours of Operation

2020 Hours of Operation

Due to COVID-19, the opening of Lake Rescue and Safety has been delayed. Updates will be posted at on our Twitter page.

Lake Rescue & Safety hours of operation are designated to provide service to UW groups through approximate sunset and may change according to their schedule. Hoofer Sailing Club members and Outdoor UW renters are to return 15 minutes before the Lifesaving Station closes.

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SEASONDATESHOURS
SPRING SCHEDULE
Closed Mondays & Tuesdays
April 1 - 26
12:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
April 29 - May 22
12:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
SUMMER SCHEDULE
Open daily
May 23 - July 26
10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
July 27 - Aug. 16
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Aug. 17 - Sept. 7
10:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
FALL SCHEDULE
Closed Mondays & Tuesdays starting Oct. 5
Sept. 8 - 2011:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 21 - Oct. 4
11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Oct. 7 - 1810:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Oct. 21 - 2510:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

For Lake Mendota emergencies on days and times when the Lifesaving Station is closed, call 911.