Diamond Lake Beach

1016 Diamond Lake Rd
Mundelein, IL 60060
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Diamond Lake Beach

Do you live in the Diamond Lake watershed, or lakeshed?

If you DO live in the 12,000 year old lakeshed of historic Diamond Lake, there is a new book about the history and ways you can help prevent pollution and other negative impacts on the lake. The book, called “Our gem: a History and Stewardship Guide for Diamond Lake,” was produced with a grant from the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission in 2017 and 2018. The book and grant were a collaborative effort between the Diamond Lake Preservation Alliance, the Mundelein Park and Recreation District, the Lake County Health Department-Ecological Services, the Village of Mundelein, Fremont Township Highway Department and area lake communities. The following link will direct you to the pdf version of the book. http://www.mundelein.org/pdfs/2019/Diamond-Lake-History-and-Stewardship-Guide-2019.pdf

Residents of the watershed may also pick up a printed version of the book, while they last, from the Fremont Township office at 22385 W. Route 60 or from the front desk at the park district’s Park View Fitness Center at 1401 N. Midlothian Rd in Mundelein. The book explains how Diamond Lake was historically well known as a resort and recreation destination as well as the many ways that each of us can help preserve water quality and prevent pollution of this ancient  and famous natural resource.

About Diamond Lake Recreation Center

Diamond Lake Recreation Center is located on 100 acres. It includes a pristine lake, sand beach, grassy areas, and shaded picnic grove. In summertime, the facility is the hub for Diamond Lake Beach, a recreational destination for swimming, boating, boat and shelter rentals, special events and more. Enjoy Diamond Lake Beach, a quaint, summertime favorite, with soft sand, expansive shoreline, great swimming (complete with a floating SportsPark), kids’ playground/climber on the sand, shaded picnic areas and more. Paddle boats, kayaks and stand-up paddle boards are available for rent for an enjoyable excursion on the water. 

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Equipment Rental Rates:

Stand-up paddle boards: $5/hour
Kayak: $3 for 1 person boat, $4 for 2 person boat per hour
Paddle boats: $4 for 2 person boat, $5 for 4 person boat per hour


Special Events & Beach Group Rentals

Diamond Lake Beach features FREE special events throughout the season for all to enjoy. And, it’s also the perfect place for your group outing — school groups, corporate team building and more! Discounted rates and food/beverage packages available.

Early Childhood Programs

logo learning ctr circle onlyThroughout the year, the Recreation Center is host to fun and educational programs, including the Learning Center Preschool for ages 3 to Pre-K.