Red Woolfe Park & Beach is owned and maintained by the Village of Decatur and is located on Lake of the Woods at the end of Pine Street. The Park is open from noon to 8:00 PM, Memorial Day through Labor Day and offers swings and playground equipment as well as a pavilion, picnic tables, stationery bar-b-que grills, a horseshoe pit, volleyball net and swimming. The area is fenced in for safety. Public bathrooms and water are also available. As with any park in the village, it may be closed for repairs, water treatment, or weather.
Lifeguards are on duty at the beach during open hours (noon to 8:00 pm).
The Pavilion can be reserved up to a year in advance by calling the Village Office at (269) 423-6114, Monday through Friday 9:00 am to noon and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The pavilion is cemented, but has no electrical outlets. The gate is locked before and after hours and no admittance after hours is allowed.
Swimming lessons are offered in June by the lifeguards at the park. Morning classes from 8:00 am to noon, in age categories. Call the Village Hall for times and costs at (269) 423-6114. Forms online under Applications & Permits.
Lake of the Woods Improvement Association website: www.lakeofthewoodsmi.org