Swimming in Excelsior

The swimming beach at The Commons is open seven days a week. Beginning Saturday, June 3rd through Sunday, August 6th qualified lifeguards are on duty from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm daily, weather permitting. Dates and times outside those listed are "swim at your own risk".

Location & Hours

The beach is located at The Commons and is open to the public from mid-June to mid-August. A lifeguard is on duty from noon until 6 p.m., 7 days a week.

Water Sampling & Analysis

Hennepin County monitors the beach by sampling and analyzing the water to make sure it is safe for swimming. You can view a public beach map showing openings and closings on the Hennepin County Website.

For more information on swimming and beaches in Excelsior, contact City Hall at (952) 474-5233.