Officials with the Ingham County Parks department announced this week that some beaches in the Lansing area are closed for the season due to the early start of schools/colleges and the fact that seasonal staff is unavailable. If you had any plans to visit some of the beaches in the Lansing area this week and/or for Labor Day weekend, here are the beaches that are closed for the season according to the Ingham County Parks website:

Hawk Island - the beach at Hawk Island is CLOSED for the season

Lake Lansing South - the beach at Lake Lansing South is CLOSED from August 26th to August 30th. The beach is open 12-8pm August 31st to September 2nd. The beach closes for the season on September 3rd.

Burchfield Park - the beach is open on weekends and holidays from 12-8pm and closed Monday-Friday unless open for a holiday. The beach closes for the season on September 3rd.

Hawk Island Splash Pad: the Splash Pad is open daily from 9am-8pm, weather permitting, through Labor Day.

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