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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Poplar Camp Beach at Cedar Lake is Now Open!

Cedar Lake Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Pack the beach bag - it’s that time of year! The City of Carbondale is opening Poplar Camp Beach at Cedar Lake this Friday, May 27, for the 2022 season.  

Memorial Day Weekend
 Beach Schedule
 
Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
 
Saturday - Monday: 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

During the 2022 season, the Poplar Camp Beach will be open Wednesday - Sunday through Labor Day weekend. On weekdays, the beach will be open from 9:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. On weekends and holidays, the beach will be open from 9:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. Due to lifeguard staffing issues, the City of Carbondale will close the beach on Mondays and Tuesdays. 

Single Day Admission $2.50

Ten Visit Pass: $20

Twenty Visit Pass: $35

If you are a certified lifeguard, please consider applying with the City of Carbondale. We are seeking applications for part-time lifeguards to supervise swimmers at Cedar Lake. For more information or to apply, visit https://il-carbondale.civicplushrms.com/careers/ 

For more information, visit https://www.explorecarbondale.com/166/Cedar-Lake or contact the Cedar Lake Supervisor at 618-549-8441. 

 “Carbondale prides itself on providing its visitors, students, businesses and residents with a unique mix of edge and ease. It’s a cultural town, yet free of pretense, embracing the great outdoors as readily as urban sophistication. Here, we are open to new ideas, experiences and cultures, so you are encouraged to both express yourself and be yourself, in all ways. That’s Carbondale…All Ways Open… for family, fun, business, new ideas and a bright tomorrow.”

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