Town Boat Launch Information

Boats launched in 2015 was 14,750 

Boats Launched in 2014 was 15,595

Boats Launched in 2013 was 15,489

Boats Launched in 2012 was 19,719 

Boats Launched in 2011 was 17,285

Boats Launched in 2010 was 24,083 

Boats Launched in 2009 was 17,525

Boats Launched in 2008 was 18,210

Gate House Hours:
Weekdays   4am to 5pm
  Weekends   4am to 6pm

Gate House Telephone  262-740-2335 

Boat Launch Fees for 2017
Non-Motorized SAME
Season Pass - $85.00  
Under 20 FT SAME
Season Pass - $117.50  
$14.25 $21.00
20 FT to Under 26 FT 20 FT to Under 26 FT
Season Pass - $142.50 Season Pass - $210.00
$17.00 $24.75
26 FT and Over 26 FT and Over
Season Pass - $170.00 Season Pass - $247.50

1. All rates set by DNR
2. Rates are set by facilities: Delavan has attendant and bathrooms
3. State tax is included in fee

Delavan lake boating regulations - Town of Delavan

  • Slow – no wake zones: entire waters of inlet and outlet; west bay areas of lake; and areas from shore to 200 ft around entire lake
  • “slow – no wake” is speed at which boat moves as slowly as possible while still maintaining steering control
  • “slow – no wake” is between sunset and sunrise
  • Ski only in traffic lane: no more than 2 tow lines per boat
  • No more than one person per line
  • No intoxicated persons allowed on boat
  • Negligent water craft operations is prohibitied
  • No littering
  • Boats shall comply with manufacturers rating for people and motors
  • No mooring or anchoring overnight without permit
  • No anchoring or mooring in swim areas; public beaches; or landings
  • No swimmers, snorkelers, or skin divers in traffic lanes without a boat,  life bouy, or able observer
  • Traffic lane is surface of lake 200ft from shore

2017 Community Park-Town of Delavan boat launch regulations

  1. All boats must be “prepped and ready” to launch when entering launching area
  2. Prep boats in area marked or designated by park personnel
  3. Boat lot for trailer parking only, no autos
  4. “dock master” will direct boaters on what ramp to use for launching and exiting lake.  If dock master is not present follow pier signage.
  5. Launching: move your boat to end of pier to allow for another boat to launch
  6. Exiting: move your boat to the first orange post on pier to allow another boat to exit lake
  7. When “exiting” you must be at pier for trailer pickup no moving off pier and sitting in lake.
  8. No bait, bathroom, or boat rider tie ups on piers are allowed, “touch and go” only for above.
  9. No fishing or swimming allowed off or near ramp piers
  10. Maximum of 10 minutes allowed at piers if mechanical problems.  After this time period boat must be removed from launch area
  11. Inlet is a “no wake” zone
  12. Be sure to remove all weeds and zebra mussels from equipment, trailer, and boat before leaving park.  See “clean boats/clean waters” cleaning stands on outbound roadway
  13. Place all bait waste in designated barrels.

The above information was supplied by Steve Shoff