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Bradford Beach [edit]
2400 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53211
(414) 962-8809
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A summer hot spot, Bradford Beach features sand volleyball, restrooms, concessions, phones and drinking water.

On New Year's Day it is the scene of the annual Polar Bear Plunge in Lake Michigan.
Upcoming events

July 10, 2015 - July 12, 2015
NVL Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament

National Volleyball League Returns to Milwaukee for Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament from July 10-12 MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The National Volleyball League (NVL) heads back to Milwaukee for its fourth pro tour stop of the 2015 season from July 10 – 12 at Bradford Beach, the largest public beach in the city.

The tournament will feature a 16-team draw per gender with teams competing for a $50,000 prize purse. General admission to the Milwaukee Championships is free and VIP tickets may be purchased here. "We are excited to host the NVL at the beautiful Bradford Beach. Milwaukee has always been a strong volleyball community, so we expect huge fan support for the pros and juniors,” said Tomas Goldsmith, Bradford View Volleyball Director.

Milwaukee Event Schedule: Friday July 10, 2015? 9:00am-Dusk – NVL Qualifier Matches? Saturday July 11, 2015? 9:00am-Dusk – NVL Main Draw Matches Sunday July?12, 2015? 9:00am – NVL Quarter & Semi-Finals?Matches 3:00pm – NVL Pro Women’s Finals? 4:30pm – NVL Pro Men’s Finals? *Finals times subject to change

The official Milwaukee Championships hashtag is #NVLMKE.

All center court matches will be broadcast to fans for free on the NVL Network. Fans interested in volunteering may apply here. The Milwaukee Championships is one of eight professional events on the NVL calendar in 2015.

Please visit:, view the 2015 sizzle reel or follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. About National Volleyball League Established in 2010, the NVL is a professional beach volleyball league built by players for all players, united in one mission: to create a sustainable future for pro beach volleyball in the U.S. Home to eight professional events in 2015, a grassroots series, and the NVL Club Med Beach Volleyball Academy, the NVL is the only national platform for current professionals and players of all levels to showcase their talents and pursue their aspirations in the sport. With sand volleyball now a sanctioned high school sport, the NCAA’s fastest-growing emerging sport in history with 50 schools sponsoring it as of January 2015 and a Division 1 approved championship, the NVL is building the infrastructure for young players to achieve their dreams. ###

July 25, 2015 - July 26, 2015
2015 Milwaukee Air & Water show

The Milwaukee Air & Water Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 25 and 26, 2015 along Milwaukee’s beautiful lakefront. Back for its 7th consecutive year, the 2015 show will feature a variety of world-class performers, including the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, the Breitling Precision Jet Team, the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Demonstration Team, the U.S. Navy Parachute Demonstration Team, “The Leap Frogs,” the Aerostars Formation Aerobatic Team and many more! Admission for the air show is free for the general public, but for the best seating and optimal viewing, reserved ticket packages will be available online at For Marcus Club VIP tent viewing and special hotel event weekend packages, visit Follow the air show on Twitter at @MKEAirandWater and on Facebook at for the latest updates.


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