• Swimming at Enatai beach reopens

    The swimming area at Enatai Beach Park is open again, as of Friday, July 24, following testing indicating that bacteria has returned to a low-risk level. 

    The swimming area at Newcastle Beach Park is still closed, but swimming is open at all of Bellevue’s other beach parks. 

    • Enatai and Meydenbauer Bay parks have lifeguards noon-7 p.m., seven days a week, through Labor Day, Sept. 7.
    • Chism Beach and Clyde Beach parks have lifeguards noon-7 p.m., seven days a week through Aug. 22.
    • Chesterfield Beach Park has lifeguards 2-5 p.m., seven days a week through Aug. 22.

    The City of Bellevue closes its swimming areas at the direction of Public Health – Seattle & King County, which routinely tests for bacteria and cyanotoxin at 17 lake beaches on Lake Washington.

    Published on 07/24/2020