Lakeside Chautauqua is a year-round destination. From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, Lakeside is a gated community. After Labor Day, shop, dine or explore the grounds for no additional charge.

 

Fall, Winter & Spring Gate Hours

Lakeside Chautauqua’s gates are not in operation from 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 4 through 7 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2024. For the safety of our guests, please note the following overnight gate closures:

Location Hours
Fifth Street Gate (600 W. Fifth St.)
Open 24 Hours
South Gate (800 Maple Ave.)
9 p.m.-6 a.m.
East/West Second Street Gates

9 p.m.-6 a.m.

Cedar Avenue Gate

9 p.m.-6 a.m.

East Fourth Street Gate

11 p.m.-6 a.m.

Summer Gate Hours

Lakeside Chautauqua’s gates are in operation from 7 a.m. Friday, May 24 through 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 2, 2024. The gate hours are as follows:

Location Hours
Fifth Street Gate (600 W. Fifth St.)
Open 24 Hours
South Gate (800 Maple Ave.)
7 a.m. - 11 p.m. Daily
East/West Second Street Gates

7 a.m.-11 p.m. Daily

Starting Aug. 4, West Second Street Gate hours: 7 a.m.-10 p.m. 

*These entrances are for those who already have Daily, Weekly or Season Chautauqua Passes and Auto Passes in hand or on mobile. There’s no commerce available at these gates.

Welcome Center (800 Maple Ave.)

Hours vary

Offices & Centers

Location Hours
Lakeside Administration Office – 236 Walnut Ave.

May 24-Sept. 1: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon-Fri; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat

Holidays/May 27 & July 4: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Holiday/Sept. 2: Closed

Lakeside Chautauqua Foundation/Legacy House – 217 Walnut Ave.

May 24-Sept. 2: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon-Fri

Holidays/May 27, July 4 & Sept 2: Closed

Lakeside Chautauqua Realty Elevate – 217 Walnut Ave.

May 24-Sept. 2: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon-Tue & Thu-Sat; 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Wed

Holidays/May 27, July 4, Sept. 2: Closed

Sept. 3-May 23, 2025: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon-Tue & Thu-Sat; 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Wed

Hoover Ticket Office – 115 W. Third St.

Golf cart inspections will take place at the bottom of the Hoover Auditorium porch ramp on Walnut Avenue during the same hours. Bring a copy of your insurance. Once you have a Golf Cart Pass, you'll be directed to a Safety Services Officer who will inspect your golf cart.

Apr 22-29: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon-Wed & Fri-Sat

May 1-11: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon-Sat

May 13-18: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon-Sat

May 20-23: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Memorial Day Weekend: May 24: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; May 25: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. & 6:30-8 p.m.; May 26: 1-5 p.m.; May 27: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

May 28-29: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

May 30-31: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

June 1: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

June 2: 12-3 p.m.

June 3-July 28: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon-Sat; 6:30-8 pm Thu-Sat

July 29-Aug. 30: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon-Sat; 6:30-8 p.m. Fri & Sat

Labor Day Weekend: Aug. 31: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. & 6:30-8 p.m.; Sept. 1: closed; Sept. 2: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sept. 14: 5-8 p.m. for Hoover concert

Campground Office - Call (419) 973-5346

May 24-Sept. 2: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon, Thu & Sat; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Fri; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sun

Holiday/May 27: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 

Holiday/July 4: 12-2 p.m.

Holiday/Sept. 2: Closed

Heritage Hall Museum - 238 Maple Ave.

May 24-Sept. 2: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tue-Sat; 1:30-4 p.m. Sun

Holidays/May 27, July 4 & Sept. 2: Closed

Lakeside Heritage Society Archives – 210 Walnut Ave.

May 24-Aug. 31: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon-Sat

Holidays/May 27, July 4 & Sept. 2: Closed

Lakeside United Methodist Church Library & Bookstore – 450 Central Ave.

June 2-Aug. 23:
Library: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon & Tue, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Fri
Book Sale: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Mon, Wed & Fri

Holiday/July 4: Closed

Lakeside Women's Club Library – 161 Walnut Ave., Green Gables

May 24-Sept. 2: 1-3 p.m. Mon-Tue & Thu-Fri; 9-4 p.m. Wed

Holidays/May 27 & July 4: Closed

Quiet Hours
11 p.m.-8 a.m. Mon-Fri; 11:30 p.m.-8 a.m. Sat; 11 p.m.-12 p.m. (noon) Sun
Rhein Center – 125 W. Sixth St.

May 25-June 14 & Aug. 10-Aug. 31: Rhein Center Open: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Mon-Thu; Registered Classes: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Mon-Thu; Open Studio & Rock Painting: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Mon-Thu & Sat (pre-registration not required)

June 15-Aug. 9: Rhein Center Open: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mon-Fri; Registered Classes: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mon-Fri; Open Studio & Rock Painting: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Mon-Fri & Sat (pre-registration not required); Registered Evening Classes: 6-7 p.m. Mon

Holidays/July 4 & Sept 2: Closed

The Underground/Teen Center (ages 13-18) – Lower Pavilion Room

June 8-Aug. 10: 7-11 p.m. Daily

June 12-Aug. 7: Special Programs: 7-9 p.m. Wed

Holiday/July 4: Closed

*Follow @undergroundlksd on Instagram for updates

Trash & Recycling Pickup

Trash/Memorial Day through Labor Day: Tue & Fri

Trash/Labor Day through Memorial Day: Tue

Recycling Year-Round: Tue

*Bins must be placed at curb by 6 a.m.

Recreation

Location Hours
Miniature Golf – Bettinger Park

Memorial Day Weekend: May 24: 4-9 p.m.; May 25: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; May 26: 12-9 p.m.; May 27: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 

May 28-30: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. 

May 31-Aug. 17:
10 a.m.-10 p.m. Mon-Sat; 12-10 p.m. Sun

Holiday/July 4:
12-10 p.m.

Aug. 18-Aug. 29:
4-9 p.m. Mon-Fri; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat; 12-9 p.m. Sun

Labor Day Weekend: Aug. 30: 4-9 p.m.; Aug. 31: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sept. 1: 12-9 p.m.; Sept. 2: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

*$4/game, age 5 & under are free

Pickleball – Hubbard Pickleball Center

Office Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon-Sat; 12-5 p.m. Sun, unless otherwise noted

Open Play (not staffed)
May 25-Sept. 2:
8 a.m.-dusk  Mon-Sat; 12 p.m.-dusk Sun

Holiday/July 4: Office 12-5 p.m. (no Pickleball Mixer or Youth Pickleball Lessons); Open Play 8 a.m.-dusk (not staffed)

Holiday/Sept. 2: Office 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (no Round Robin or Mixer); Open Play 8 a.m.-dusk (not staffed)

*The courts are closed or have limited availability during clinics and tournaments

Pool/Open Swim – Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus

Closed until further notice due to electrical issues. 

May 28-June 15: 12-4 p.m. Mon-Fri; 12-5 p.m. Sat-Sun

June 16-Aug. 17:
11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon-Fri (Wed close at 5 p.m.); 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat; 12-6 p.m. Sun

*Modified schedule July 3-6 due to holiday weekend. The pool will be open in shifts with no rest breaks. See schedule below

July 3: 10-11:30 a.m., 12-1:30 p.m., 2-3:30 p.m. & 4-5:45 p.m. - no Lap Swim, Water Aerobics, Swim Lessons or Logrolling

July 4: 12-1:30 p.m., 2-3:30 p.m. & 4-5:45 p.m. - no Lap Swim, Water Aerobics, Swim Lessons and Logrolling

July 5: 10-11:30 a.m., 12-1:30 p.m., 2-3:30 p.m. & 4-5:45 p.m. - no Lap Swim, Water Aerobics, Swim Lessons or Logrolling

July 6: 10-11:30 a.m., 12-1:30 p.m., 2-3:30 p.m. & 4-5:45 p.m. - no Lap Swim, Water Aerobics, Swim Lessons or Logrolling

Aug. 18-Aug. 29: 12-4 p.m. Mon-Fri; 12-5 p.m. Sat-Sun

Labor Day Weekend: Aug. 30: 12-4 p.m.; Aug. 31: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sept. 1: 12-6 p.m.; Sept. 2: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (last day)

*See daily schedules in The Lakesider newspaper for Lap Swim, Water Aerobics, Swim Lessons and Logrolling

Shuffleboard

Memorial Day Weekend: May 24: 4-9 p.m.; May 25: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; May 26: 12-9 p.m.; May 27: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

May 28-30: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. 

May 31-Aug. 29: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon-Sat; 12-9 p.m. Sun

Holiday/July 4: 12-9 p.m.

Labor Day Weekend: Aug. 30: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Aug. 31: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sept. 1: 12-9 p.m.; Sept. 2: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Splash Park & Kiddie Pool – Waterfront

Closed until further notice due to electrical issues. 

May 28-Sept. 2: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon-Sat; 12-6 p.m. Sun

*Hours are subject to change depending on special events at the Pavilion

Tennis – Williams Tennis Campus

Office Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon-Sat; 12-7 p.m. Sun, unless otherwise noted

May 24-Sept. 2: Har-Tru Courts & Clay Courts: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon-Sat; 12-7 p.m. Sun
Open Play at Hardcourts (not staffed): 8 a.m.-dusk Mon-Sat; 12 p.m.-dusk Sun

Holiday/July 4: Har-Tru Courts & Clay Courts: 12-5 p.m.; Open Play at Hardcourts (not staffed): 8 a.m.-dusk (no Round Robin or Youth Tennis Lessons)

Holiday/Sept. 2: Office closed; Har-Tru Courts & Clay Courts (not staffed): 8 a.m.-dusk; Open Play at Hardcourts (not staffed): 8 a.m.-dusk (no Round Robin)

*The courts are closed or have limited availability during clinics and tournaments

Waterfront Rental Center – Pavilion

May 25: 1:30-5 p.m.

May 26-June 1: 12-5 p.m. Sat & Sun; 12-4 Mon-Fri

June 2-7: 12-4 p.m. Daily 

June 8: 1:30-5 p.m. (due to Big Boat Race)

June 9-16: 12-5 p.m. Daily

July 13: 1:30-5 p.m. (due to August Cup Sailing Race)

June 17-Aug. 4: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon-Sat; 12-5 p.m. Sun

Holiday/July 4: 12-5 p.m.

July 20: 1:30-5 p.m. (due to Mouse Island Sailing Race)

July 27-28: Closed for Sailing Regatta

Aug. 5-9: 12-5 p.m. Daily

Starting Aug. 10: Check back weekly for rental availability. The office will remain open 12-4 p.m. daily (except Tuesdays) for bait, T-shirts, Wooden Boat Ride & Sunset Cruise reservations and information

*Sailing Center will remain staffed for one hour after Rental Center closes. Hours are subject to change due to inclement weather and red flag conditions

Wellness Center/Fitness Room – Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus (420 Sixth St.)

May 24-Sept. 2: 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Daily (ages 14+)

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Learn about the Chautauqua Experience before you visit and plan to participate in the summer enrichment.