City of Lake Mills, Wisconsin

On the shores of Rock Lake

Bartel's Beach

Bartel's Beach
Location: South Ferry Dr. - map/directions
Size: 2.1 acres

Bartel's Beach was formerly known as Lakeside Park and is located on the east shore of Rock Lake. The park is an extremely popular beach on hot summer days. The park offers a swimming beach, picnic areas, playground equipment, restrooms and fishing piers.


1. Park closed: 10:30pm-4am Sunday-Thursday. 12am-4am Friday & Saturday.
2. Swimming hours: 8am-9pm at all designated swimming areas.
3. No Lifeguards on duty. Swim at your own risk.
4. Children under 10 years old must be supervised by an adult at all times.
5. Patrons must swim within the area designated by lifelines.
6. Patrons may not hang or sit on lifelines.
7. Patrons may not throw sand, rocks, or other potentially dangerous items.
8. Patrons may not engage in rough play including dunking, chicken fights, ect..
9. Pets are not allowed in the park.  
10. Fishing is not permitted in swimming area.
11. Non-glass containers only.
12. No eating, drinking or smoking is allowed in the swimming area.
13. No fireworks are allowed.
14. Fires prohibited except for cooking within charcoal grills.
15. Personal music devices must be kept at a normal operating level that is not offensive or bothersome to any surrounding park patrons.

Violators may be asked to leave the premises or issued a citation.