Must be spring! Beach tokens on sale

Beginning Wednesday, Evanston and Skokie residents can save money on 2009 beach tokens during the annual preseason token sale.

Beach tokens will be sold at the discounted resident price of $22/person through June 12.

Fee assistance is available to help qualified Evanston residents with the purchase of tokens.

In addition, a limited number of free tokens are available to residents who meet income guidelines. For more information, call 847-866-2900.

When Evanston ‘s five swimming beaches open for the season on Saturday, June 13, token prices will increase to the regular season rate of $30 each for residents.

Daily beach passes will be sold at beach entrances for $8 for those age 12 and older and $6 for children age 1-11. Children under one year of age are admitted free.

Tokens can be purchased at all community centers and the Civic Center , 2100 Ridge Ave. To obtain the discount, proof of residency is required at the time of purchase.

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