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.
59th Street Harbor is located in Jackson Park, a very short walk to the Museum of Science and Industry and the 63rd Street Beach. With slips for 125 boats from 25-35 ft. in length, 59th Street Harbors smaller size and friendly community make it a beautiful mooring location along Lake Michigan set in the lagoons from the 1893 Columbian Exposition. It is the home of Museum Shores Yacht Club.
Transient docking is available; please call the harbor directly for reservations any time after May 15. Waste pump-out equipment is provided on a no-charge basis. The harbor monitors channels 9 and 16 and the switch to/working channel is 68.