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ONLINE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE NOW!

Spring has sprung, so its time to get your boats ready to launch on Delavan Lake!  

To help the registration process go quicker and smoother, we are now offering online registration!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR YOUR 2022 SEASON BOAT LAUNCH PASS

CLICK HERE to register for a ONE DAY ONLY BOAT LAUNCH PASS

Town residents pay one fee for in/out service when the boat is in the water for the season.

You may pay cash, check, or credit card.

 

To Pay Your Boat Launch Fee Online Please CLICK HERE

When paying, be sure to choose “Boat Launch Fee” on the “Type of Payment” Drop Down menu and include your name, address, and boat size to the Comment box along with your preference in receiving your Season Pass Stickers. Your Season Pass Stickers can be sent to you or picked up at the Gate House.

There is a 3% processing fee when using Allpaid.

Please make a copy of your confirmation email and bring with you to the Gate House to show proof of payment. Thank you.

If you would still rather just register with a paper registration, you can do that as well by clicking here, and returning your paperwork to Attn: Clerk, Town Hall – 5621 Town Hall Drive, Delavan, Wisconsin 53115

You will receive your stickers immediately upon payment.

Town Hall Hours are M-F – 8:30am-4:30pm.

 Town residents pay one fee for in/out service when the boat is in the water for the season.

Spending time on Delavan Lake is an incredible experience for all ages and we are honored that you are looking to spend time on the water.

Summer Hours

April 1st – October 31st

Community Park is open from 8am to 9pm

The beach is open from 9am to 8pm

The Gate House is open 24-7. If no one is at the gate house when you arrive, please drop your payment in the YELLOW drop box by the Gate House.

What Does Delavan Lake Community Park have to offer?

Beach with Swim Area

Public Boat Launch

Playground

Pavilions (available for rent for family events)

Waters Edge Event Venue (two spaces for rent –  Loft and Balcony and/or our entire 4,700 square foot, newly remodeled facility )

Volleyball Courts

Beautiful Nature Trail on the Peninsula

Native American Effigy Mounds

Shore Fishing

Winter Hours

November 1st – March 31st

Delavan Community Park is closed during the winter, however, if you wish to Ice Fish, on Delavan Lake, you are welcome to do so.  Please note that the Gate House is not staffed during the winter season.

Is there a Fee if I just want to go Shore Fishing, Swimming or General Park Activities?  Yes.

Admission to Park for Residents of the Town of Delavan

FYI: Guests are not required to pay any additional monies for a “park pass” if they are taking a boat out. Boaters pay a Boat Launch Fee (Daily or Season).

Town Residents Enter the Park Free with Proof of Residency

Town Residents can get an official Park Season Pass at the Gate House, when park is open.

One pass per family.

Admission to Park for Non-Residents *anyone living outside of the Town of Delavan

5 Years & Under Free

6 -1 2 Years $2 Daily

13 – 64 Years $3 Daily

65 + Senior $2 Daily

Non-Resident Park Season Pass is $25 , which includes all occupants of a vehicle.

Usage for all passes includes general park activities, beach, and shore fishing.

Who is Considered a Resident?

A “resident” is a Wisconsin State registration designation by the DNR.  You are a resident if you reside in or own property in the TOWN OF DELAVAN.

What Do I Need to Know Before I Boat on Delavan Lake?

If you are going to boat on Delavan Lake you need to pay a Boat Launch Fee.

The Boat Launch Fee depends on the size of your boat and whether or not you live in Wisconsin or if you live out of the state (ie: Illinois, Michigan, etc).  Please make a copy of the Boat Launch Registration Form or stop by the Town Hall to get a hard copy of the form.

Military Discount

The Town of Delavan does NOT charge a Boat Launch Fee for any Active Duty Military with Proper ID.

Boat Launch Check-Off List

Complete the Boat Launch Registration Online, in Person or Send in the Mail.

Pay the appropriate boat launch fee (via cash, check or online).

Make a copy of your boat registration and provide that to the Town for our records.

If you have DAY PASS or drop box receipt please display it properly in the front window of your vehicle.

Place your Season Pass Sticker (if applicable) on your Boat Trailer

Place your Season Pass Sticker (if applicable) on your Boat

How Much Is the Boat Launch Fee?

Wisconsin Residents 

Non-Motorized Boat

*A non-motorized boat is considered a canoe, kayak, sailboat, row boat, etc.

$8.50 per day | $85.00 Seasonal Pass

Boats Under 20 Ft

$11.75 per day | $117.50 Seasonal Pass

Boats Between 20 Ft and 26 Ft

$14.25 per day | $142.50 Seasonal Pass

Boats 26 Ft & Over

$17 per day | $170 Seasonal Pass

Out of State Residents 

Non-Motorized Boat

*A non-motorized boat is considered a canoe, kayak, sailboat, row boat, etc.

$8.50 per day | $85.00 Seasonal Pass

Boats Under 20 Ft

$11.75 per day | $117.50 Seasonal Pass

Boats Between 20 Ft and 26 Ft

$21.25 per day | $212.50 Seasonal Pass

Boats 26 Ft & Over

$25.25 per day | $252.50 Seasonal Pass

*A non-motorized boat is considered a canoe, kayak, sailboat, row boat, etc.

What if you join us after hours? Please leave your Boat Launch Fee at the Gate House in the YELLOW DROP BOX.

 

Commercial Passes

DAILY FEE ($40)

Provides “in and out” boat service, shore lift service and barge services

Tier #1 ($400)

Provides “in and out” boat service/Fleet Rate for for 1-5 Boats

Tier #2 ($500)

Provides “in and out” boat service and shore lift services/Fleet Rate for 6-10 Boats

Tier #3 ($600)

Provides “in and out” boat service, shore lift and barge services/Fleet Rate for 11+ Boats

No barges will be allowed to launch or park on weekends for the months of May, June, July & August.

Other “no launch” restrictions are on opening day of fishing in May, Memorial Day weekend, Independence day celebration, Labor Day weekend, and large fishing tournaments during the season.

No barge tie ups are allowed along the park shore line except for inlet launch area.

No commercial vehicles/trailers allowed anywhere in the park except in designated commercial parking area.

Daily barge rate is $40. The daily pass is good for one day only.

Commercial Tier 3 Parking Only

Tier 3 customers pay $6 per car to park (during rental time only). If you stay longer than your rental time, the Daily Parking Fee is $3 per adult and $2 per child.

Season Passes may be purchased online, at the gate house, paid in person at the Town Hall or mailed to the Town of Delavan.

Make Checks Payable to: Town of Delavan, Attn: Boat Launch, 5621 Town Hall Road, Delavan WI 53115

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and Town of Delavan regulations and policies, the Town of Delavan its offices and employees, are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by Town of Delavan.

DON’T GET FINED

Please note there is a $100 fine if boat launch fee is not paid at either Gate House or Drop Box. Boaters must complete and turn in the Boat Launch Registration Form and include a copy of your boat registration.

All transactions are final. 

NO REFUNDS DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS

NO REFUNDS FOR BOAT MECHANICAL DIFFICULTIES

(dead battery, automobile failure, trailer malfunction)

NO REFUNDS FOR CHANGING YOUR MIND

Launch at your own risk.

 

What about Barges?

No barges will be allowed to launch or park on weekends for the months of May, June, July & August.

Other “no launch” restrictions are on opening day of fishing in May, Memorial Day weekend, Independence day celebration, Labor Day weekend, and large fishing tournaments during the season.

No barge tie ups are allowed along the park shore line except for inlet launch area.

No commercial vehicles/trailers allowed anywhere in the park except in designated commercial parking area.

Daily barge rate is $40. The daily pass is good for one day only.

How is the Launch Fee Set and Calculated?

All launch rates are set by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Rates are calculated by the number of services at the launch: Attendant, Restrooms. State tax is included in fee.