The 2020 Chicago boating season has come to a close and we want to say a big “thank you” to all of our customers for an incredible year! We know it was an unusual season – one that began with unprecedented changes and a delayed opening due to the Coronavirus pandemic – but once we opened, Chicago boaters were rewarded with some of the best boating weather Lake Michigan has to offer. Thank you for your patience and encouragement as we navigated this year together.

We are already looking towards the 2021 season and will be announcing new services and promotions soon. We are pleased to announce that there will not be any increase to your base mooring fees for the 2021 season. Please be aware, if you are a former Chicago Harbors customer who left the system this year due to the pandemic, we’ve setup a no-hassle re-application form to use that waives your application fee and easily puts you back on the waiting list for new applicants. We encourage you to re-apply, what do you have to loose?

While we don’t know what mitigation efforts will be in place next year should the pandemic continue, we will be updating you in the off-season as we have more details from the city and state officials. Our team is standing by to ensure you have the best possible season that is as safe as possible.

If you have any questions in the off-season, please don’t hesitate to contact us at We look forward to being back on the water with you in 2021!