Free Wifi!

Beachgoers now have access to free high-speed internet at Margaret T. Burroughs (31st), 57th, North Avenue, Osterman/Hollywood, Montrose, Foster, Rainbow, and Oak Street* beaches provided by Everywhere Wireless, Cisco Systems and the Chicago Park District.

The beach internet is delivered from wireless infrastructures on existing buildings, including condo and apartment buildings nearby. The service extends around surrounding buildings and concession areas.

*Oak Street beach wifi is only available near concessions. 

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City of Chicago

July 19, 2013

Mayor Emanuel Announces Free Wi-Fi at Five Chicago Beaches

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Huffington Post

July 19, 2013

Chicago Launches Free Wi-Fi At Five City Beaches