Brittingham Beach closed

Regular beach season has ended. People may swim at their own risk. Blue-green algae (Cyanobacteria) may be present and their levels can change depending on the waves and wind. Always take a look at water conditions before you or your pet enter the water and avoid contact with algae blooms.


Lake Monona

701 W. Brittingham Place
Madison, WI


On Monona Bay in Brittingham Park.


Neighborhood beach on Monona Bay. Parking available. Lifeguards are not scheduled at this beach. Aquatic weeds are occasionally present, but not harmful to your health. At this beach, large numbers of waterfowl may create conditions that are harmful to your health and could result in temporarily closing the beach.

Water Quality Monitoring:



  • Canoe/Kayak Rental
  • Concessions
  • Drinking Water
  • Parking Lot
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Restrooms

Safety Information

  • Swim Ropes: No
  • Lifeguard: No
Image: Brittingham - beach is closed