7-31-20: Newcastle and Enatai swimming areas are closed due to high bacteria count. The swimming beaches will remain closed until further notice. The parks are open. Meydenbauer, Chism, Chesterfield and Clyde Beaches are open with lifeguards on duty.
Bellevue’s beach parks are open, and lifeguards will be on duty this summer unless noted otherwise. For the safety of our guests, please maintain appropriate social distancing.
Beaches are lifeguarded daily from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., with the exception of Chesterfield Beach, which is lifeguarded from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Newcastle, Meydenbauer, Enatai Beaches are open through Labor Day, September 7.
Chism, Clyde, and Chesterfield Beaches are open through August 23.
Inclement weather - Lifeguards may not be on duty on days with inclement weather.
Interested in lifeguarding? Please call 425-452-4444 - great hourly rates!
Chesterfield Beach Park - 2501 100th Avenue SE
Dock, play and picnic area, restrooms and swimming. Take a short trail with several steps down (and back up!) to enjoy the views and serenity of this small beach park. Approximately .6 acres.
From I-405, take the SE 8th Street exit west. Turn left on 112th Avenue SE. Turn right on Bellevue Way. Turn left on 108th Avenue SE. Turn right on SE 25th Street. From I-90, take the Bellevue Way exit north. Turn left on 113 Avenue SE. Turn right on 108th Avenue SE. Turn left on SE 25th Street.
Chism Beach Park - 9600 SE 11th Street
Swimming, two picnic sites suitable for group events or weddings, dock, restrooms, picnic and play areas. Disabled parking available. Approximately 18 acres.
From I-405, take the NE 8th Street exit going west. Turn left onto Bellevue Way. Turn right onto Main Street. Turn left onto 101st Avenue SE. Follow the road as it curves uphill. Chism Park is on the right at SE 11th Street. From I-90, take the Bellevue Way exit north. Turn left on SE 16th Street. Turn right on 100th Avenue SE. Follow the road until it turns into SE 11th Street.Rental information
Clyde Beach Park - 2 92nd Avenue NE
AmenitiesSwimming, restrooms, picnic and play area. The boathouse will evoke memories from the past. Disabled parking available. Approximately 2.23 acres.
Driving directionsFrom I-405, take the NE 8th Street exit going west. Turn left onto 92nd Avenue NE. The park is at the end of the street. Rental information
Enatai Beach Park - 3519-108th Avenue SE
AmenitiesSwimming, dock, boat house, picnic area, restrooms, canoe and kayak rentals (seasonal). Partially hidden under the I-90 bridge, this waterfront park features a spacious patio with scenic views overlooking Lake Washington. Take in the wildlife during a canoe or kayak trip through nearby Mercer Slough. Disabled parking available. Approximately 3 acres.
Driving directionsFrom I-90, take the Bellevue Way exit north. Turn left on 108th Avenue SE. Park in the lot under the I-90 overpass or farther east on Lake Street. Rental information
Meydenbauer Bay Park - 9899 Lake Washington Blvd NE
Meydenbauer Bay Park is open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.
Bellevue's newest beach park includes a viewing terrace, hillside woodland, outdoor classroom, play area, beach house, PPV launch, whaling building update, pedestrian pier, shoreline restoration, daylighted channel, and ravine. More information about this park.
From I-405, take the NE 8th Street exit west. Turn left on 98th Avenue NE. The park entrance will be on the right. Rental information