We’re happy to announce that the Chicago Harbors are open. During this unprecedented time, please keep in mind the following policies will be in place for the health of safety of our customers, staff, and the greater Chicago public. Learn More Here
We are monitoring updates and will continue to operate according to recommendations from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), WHO (World Health Organization), and CDPH (Chicago Department of Public Health) regarding the spread of COVID-19.
Chicago Harbors Opening and Operating Hours: All docks, parking lots, launch ramps, and other harbor properties are now open without restricted hours. Please keep in mind, we will be lock harbor washrooms overnight in order to allow regular deep cleaning.
Chicago Harbors Main Office: Our administration office is now open on a limited basis with limited staff and operating with social distancing guidelines in place. If you need assistance, the office can be reached at 312-741-3601 or by email at [email protected] during our normal business hours Monday-Friday 8am-4pm. Most of our forms and resources are readily available at chicagoharbors.com. In addition, payments can be made online or through the mail.
Jackson Park Inner Harbor is located in Jackson Park on the western side of Lake Shore Drive. Due to bridge restrictions the harbor can only accommodate power boaters. Surrounded by green space and steps to 63th Street Beach, the harbor has a small and very friendly community. The Harbor is home to the Southern Shore Yacht Club and has spaces for 150 boats from 30’-40’ in length.
Transient docking is available; please call the harbor directly for reservations any time after May 15. Waste pump-out equipment is available on a no-charge basis. There is also a launch ramp on the east side of the harbor with parking for 40 vehicles with trailers. The harbor monitors channels 9 and 16 and the switch to/working channel is 68.