The Duluth Area Family YMCA operates the Park Point Recreation Area on behalf of the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of Duluth. The Y oversees the Beach House concession stand, manages the rental of the beach house and pavilions for parties, wedding receptions and other gatherings, as well as provides beach lifeguards.

Contact Cheryl Podtburg at for additional information or to book your event.

Beach Conditions and Updates

The Beach House is closed for the season. Lifeguards are OFF duty. Visiting will give you more information on weather conditions.

Want to see the Beach House before you book?  Given the current events, site visits are suspended until further notice. We are working on creating a virtual tour to help answer some of your facility related questions.

Pavilion Reservations & Park Rules

What’s the difference between the Beach House and a Pavilion?

Pavilion Location Map

Pavilion and Park Rules

2020 Pavilion (open-air picnic shelter) reservations are open! Click on "Register for Programs" on the top right of your page. Please print your receipt, as this serves as your permit.

Having trouble with the reservation system? Click here for step by step instructions.

For questions, please email

The pavilions are first-come, first-served if no permit has been purchased. Please be respectful of other park users who produce receipts for paid permitted use of the spaces. Reservations are final - no refunds.

Due to high water levels, the field space will not be available for reservation in 2020.

2020 Beach House Information

Reservations for the 2020 season are open! To reserve a 2020 date, please email to obtain a tentative reservation. Application and non-refundable deposit of $150 is due to within 10 days of securing a tentative reservation. For additional information, please reference the application and contract below, and email Cheryl with further questions.

Click here to view the application and contract for 2020

View photos of the Beach House interior

View the Beach House floor plan with dimensions

Frequently asked questions - answered here!