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Open Tower Days

We are excited to resume open tower climbs in 2021!  To ensure everyone's safety, tower climbs will have a few more restrictions this year.  The Wind Point Village Board adopted a COVID policy and procedures for Lighthouse Climbs.    For visitors attending tower climbs the we are asking that you abide by the following:

  • If you are sick or experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID please refrain from attending tower climbs.
  • Please make sure to sanitize your hands before entering the Lighthouse.
  • Masks are required per Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  guidelines.   Disposable masks tend to be better when climbing.
  • No more than 8 guests will be allowed on a tour.

The full policy can be viewed here.

The open tower climbs are scheduled for the following dates:

  • Saturday, July 31
  • Sunday, August 1
  • Saturday, September 4
  • Sunday, September 5
  • Sunday, October 3

The cost for tower climbs is $10 for adults and $5.00 for children (Ages 6-11). Walk ups are welcome, however we recommend that you pre-purchase tickets in advance to make sure that you secure a spot.  Pre-purchase tickets can be found on Eventbrite.

Please remember to bring an ID for all those who will attending the climb.

Private Group Tours - COVID Restrictions

Tower Climbs for private groups can be arranged prior to the request date and are based on availability.  Groups can only include individuals who live within the same household. Tower climb charge is $15.00 per adult (ages 12 and up) and $7.50 for children (ages 6-11) with an $80.00 minimum. Tower climbs are not available for children under the age of 6.  To inquire about scheduling a private group tour, please submit a message using the Contact Form or contact the Wind Point Lighthouse at (262) 639-3777.

If you must cancel your private group tour, your fee will be refunded 100% if notification is made at least a  month in advance. If notification of cancellation is made less than a month but at least two weeks from the event, the fee and deposit will be refunded 50%. If notification of cancellation is made less than two weeks from the tour, the fee is nonrefundable.

Park & Beach Area

The Wind Point Lighthouse is a beautiful place to visit any time of year. The park grounds are open 365 days a year, between the hours of 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. The park has picnic tables, benches, outdoor restrooms (seasonally), a beach area and gardens, including a memorial brick garden maintained by the Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Association. The beach area is open for swimming but lifeguards are not present so swimming is at your own risk. There is an outdoor foot washer just outside of the restrooms. The lighthouse grounds can be rented for weddings, parties, corporate events and more. For more information, click here.