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Lake Andrea

Lake Andrea beach will open to RecPlex members on Wednesday, June 24th, 2020. The beach will be available to non-members after July 5th, 2020. The last day of Lake Andrea beach this year will be September 7th, 2020.

Please call the RecPlex front desk at (262) 947-0437 or the beach line (262) 947-0704 to check if the beach is open on days of inclement weather.

The beach may close early on days where the air temperature does not reach 70 degrees by 1:00p. We use The Weather Channel, zip code 53158.

Beach Sample Results

Lake Andrea Beach Hours

  • June 24th-August 18th, 2020 (open to members on June 24th, available to non-members after July 5th)
    • Monday-Sunday 10:00a-7:00p
  • August 19th-30th, 2020
    • Monday-Tuesday: closed
    • Wednesday-Sunday: 10:00a-7:00p
  • August 31st-September 7th (Weekend and Labor Day only)
    • Monday, August 31st-Friday, September 4th: closed
    • Saturday, September 5th: 10:00a-7:00p open
    • Sunday, September 6th: 10:00a-7:00p
    • Monday, September 7th: 10:00a-7:00p (last day)
Please note, Lake Andrea Beach will open at 12pm on Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 19.

Lake Andrea Fees

The beach will open to members on June 24th, 2020 and available to non-members after July 5th, 2020.

   RecPlex member VPP Resident   Non-Resident
 Daily Individual  Free $5 $7
 Season Family Pass  Free  $45  $75
 Season Family Pass with 10 Pack Boat Rentals  Pass Free / Boats $70  $90  $140

Fee includes use of Lake Andrea Beach, Archery Range, and Windsurfing Launch. Rates are subject to change. Family: two adults (spouses) and dependent family members ages 22 and under (living in same household, 19-22 years must be full-time students). Children under 2 are free.


Froggy's Landing Boat Rental

Kayak and canoe rentals will be offered on a limited basis. Boat rentals are for one hour. All boats must be in by 6:30p.

   VPP Resident and RecPlex Members Non-Resident 
 Otter Kayaks  $8  $10
 Double Otter Kayaks  $10  $12
 Ocean Kayaks  $8  $10
 Canoes  $8  $10
 5 Pack Boat Rental  $35  $45
 10 Pack Boat Rental  $70  $90


Open Water Swimming 

Course Rental: Teams inquiring about private open water training, please contact the Aquatics department (recplexswimming@pleasantprairiewi.gov).

Open Water Course: Swims on our open water course are offered Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. The start date is Thursday, July 9th, 2020. Last open water course swim is Thursday, September 3rd, 2020.

Times (safety briefings occur 15 minutes before the scheduled send off time)

  • Thursdays: 6:00-7:00p (when offered, Tuesdays 6:00-7:00p)
  • Saturday: 8:00-9:00a 

2020 Open Water Course Schedule
*no Open Water Course: July 18, August 29, September 5

Thursday, July 9 6:00-7:00p 
 Saturday, July 11 8:00-9:00a 
 Tuesday, July 14 6:00-7:00p 
 Thursday, July 16 6:00-7:00p 
 Thursday, July 23 6:00-7:00p 
Saturday, July 25  8:00-9:00a 
 Thursday, July 30 6:00-7:00p 
 Saturday, August 1 8:00-9:00a 
 Thursday, August 6  6:00-7:00p
 Saturday, August 8 8:00-9:00a 
 Thursday, August 13 6:00-7:00p 
 Saturday, August 15 8:00-9:00a 
 Thursday, August 20 6:00-7:00p 
 Saturday, August 22 8:00-9:00a 
 Tuesday, August 25 6:00-7:00p 
 Thursday, August 27 6:00-7:00p 
 Tuesday, September 1 6:00-7:00p 
 Thursday, September 3 6:00-7:00p 


Fees 

  • Drop In: $10 / $15
  • 5 Swims: $45 / $67.50 (Expires at the end of the summer, no refunds)
  • 10 Swims: $85 / $127.50  (Expires at the end of the summer, no refunds)

Beach Rules

  • Please practice social distancing and stay 6 ft from those not in your household.
  • The Wibit is unavailable at this time.
  • No alcohol on the beach.
  • No glass may be brought into the beach.

Prairie Springs Park Offers

  • Lake Andrea opportunities include fishing, swimming at Lake Andrea Beach, wind surfing, sailing, and boating (kayak and canoe rentals available at Lake Andrea beach).
  • Boat landing is available with no gas powered boats allowed; electric trolling motors only.To put any boat in the water, a DNR watercraft license is needed. Small watercraft may launch from the public ramp at no charge. Those launching small watercraft from Picnic Area #2 and windsurfers launching from Picnic Area #6 must purchase a daily or seasonal Prairie Springs pass or be a RecPlex member.
  • A 2.3 mile asphalt walking/jogging trail is around Lake Andrea.
  • Two children's tot lot playgrounds
  • Archery range (free and open to the public)
  • Nature trails
  • Sand volleyball pits
  • Restrooms at the ball field pavilion and the Wruck Pavilion (only open during summer season).