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Belmont Harbor is located in the heart of beautiful Lincoln Park and is one of the largest harbors in the Chicago Harbors system.  A favorite among families and long-time boaters, the harbor is surrounded by acres of park space and a beautiful skyline view to the south.  There are 818 slips, mooring cans, and star docks that can accommodate boats from 28’-80’+ in length.  Belmont Harbor is the home of several yacht clubs including Chicago Yacht Club’s Belmont Station, Belmont Yacht Club, and the Chicago Match Race Center.

Transient docking is available; you can submit reservation requests through the Dockwa app or website beginning May 1st.  Belmont Harbor has a fuel dock facility, with gas and diesel fuels.  Additionally, there is a mast stepping/unstepping capability at the Harbor Building (reservations required).  Dry storage available.  Waste pump-out equipment is available on a no-charge basis. The harbor monitors channels 9 and 16 and the switch to/working channel is 69.

Hours of Operation*

May 1st to May 14th May 15th to September 2nd
Day Office/Store Fuel Dock Day Office/Store Fuel Dock
Mon & Tue Closed Closed Mon & Tue 10am to 6pm 10am to 5:30
Wed to Sun 10am to 6pm 10am to 5:30pm Wed to Sun 8am to 8pm 8am to 7:30pm
September 3rd to September 30th October 1st October 31st
Day Office/Store Fuel Dock Day Office/Store Fuel Dock
Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm 9am to 4:30pm Mon & Tue Closed Closed
Sat & Sun 8am to 6pm 8am to 5:30 pm Wed to Sun 9am to 5 pm 9am to 4:30pm



Amenities at Belmont

  • 818 slips, star docks, and mooring cans
  • Accommodations for boats 28′-80’+
  • Slips have power and water
  • Harbor Store
  • Boater bathrooms

  • Fuel dock
  • Mast stepping service at harbor building
  • Dry storage available
  • Complimentary pump-out stations
  • Transient dockage

Belmont Contact Info


3600 Recreation Drive
Chicago IL, 60613

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Harbor Manager:

Richard Composono

Harbor Entrance:

Lat 41° 56.639 N
Lon 87° 38.026 W

Yacht Club:

Belmont Yacht Club

Chicago Yacht Club – Belmont Station