Whether you're looking to explore or just relax, Antigo and Langlade County, located in the great Wisconsin "Northwoods", offers residents and visitors alike an abundant array of cultural, historical, natural, and recreational options. The true up north tourist destination provides a wide variety of northern Wisconsin recreational opportunities to meet everyone's liking all year long. For good reason, this is why Langlade County has been branded the "County of Trails."
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Swimming in Langlade County
Langlade County offers numerous opportunities to swim at public beaches or in indoor pools. With the abundant lakes, there are numerous lakes with public beaches within a 10-20 minute drive out of the City of Antigo. If indoor swimming is more your style, try the Clara R. McKenna Aquatic Center which offers two pools and a splash pad.
Clara R. McKenna Aquatic Center
111 Western Avenue,
WI - 715-627-0497Website | Map
Clara R. McKenna Aquatic Center is open to the public 7 days a week. The facility is adjacent to the Antigo High School. It is home to the Remington Competition Pool, the Vavruska Activity Pool, and the Sheldon Splash Pad.
Remington Competition Pool offers six 25 meters lanes at 80-degree water temperature. The water depth ranges between 4 feet to 12 feet with a diving board in the deep end. Activities include offered in this pool are lap swimming, individual and group exercise, open swim, high school swim team and local swim club practices, competitive swim meets, and school district use for lessons and physical education classes.
Vavruska Activity Pool offers warm water activities at 92 degrees. The pool is zero entry with water features in the shallower end. The deep end goes to a depth of 4 feet deep with a water slide. Activities include open swim, individual and group exercise, swimming lessons, aquatic therapy, school district lessons, and physical education classes.
Sheldon Splash Pad offers outdoor water fun during June, July & August. The pad is connected to the Activity Pool.
John and Mary Dwan Board Room is available to rent for birthday parties. Rental includes a three-hour block of time during Saturday and Sunday open swim times and admission for up to 30 swimmers. Visit their website for more information and rental prices.
Family locker room with lockers and two individual changing rooms
Separate men's and women's locker rooms with lockers, restrooms, and showers
Front desk attendant weekdays after 3:00 pm and weekends during open swim
N8375 Park Road,
WI - 715-623-6214Website | Map
Jack Lake (Veteran's Memorial Park) is located 15 miles north of Antigo and 8 miles south of Elcho off of County Road J east of Highway 45 in Deerbrook. Jack Lake is a non-motorized lake that offers a sandy swimming beach for swimmers.
3831 Muller Lake Road,
WI - 715-623-2085Map
Mueller Lake offers a sandy beach area and swimming area. Changing rooms and toilets are available.
Phlox Lake offers a sandy swimming beach in the town of Norwood. Also known as Phlox Pond by the locals. Other amenities available are picnic tables, shoreline fishing, toilets, and a walking/hiking trail.
Summit Lake Road,
Summit Lake ,
WI - 715-627-6300Map
Summit Lake is located just off of Hwy 45. The sandy beach and large grassy area offer excellent opportunities to relax by the water. The facility has picnic tables, a playground, changing rooms, toilets, and a walking/hiking trail.
White Lake Beach
1192 County Road M,
WI - 715-882-8501Website | Map
White Lake beach is located on County Road M when coming into White Lake. Amenities include picnic tables, toilets, Joe Edelman Pavilion, pier fishing, and boat landing.