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 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.
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.
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 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, and toilets.