Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Welcome to the official website of the City of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin!

Breaking News

  • City of Beaver Dam COVID-19 Reopening Plan
    City of Beaver Dam Reopening Plan, includes City Department policies and procedures for reopening the City of Beaver Dam. Due to the changing nature of the situation, this is fluid document that may change over time.
  • Swimming Facilities Open
    The Swan Wading Pool and Crystal Lake Beach are now open for the season! Click the link above for details on limitations due to current health guidelines.
  • Music in the Park
    Music in the park is a summer tradition in Beaver Dam. This year will look a little different than planned, click the link above to get the details!

Covid 19 Front Page

Life Here is Good!

We are a growing city of 16,000+ residents. With a 6,000-acre lake, vibrant parks, wide array of visual and performing arts, numerous festivals, and plentiful healthcare options, quality of life is thriving. We carry a tradition of academic excellence with a variety of educational resources which include an international preparatory academy, and a technical college for lifelong learning. Quality employers, a diverse workforce, great entrepreneurship atmosphere and growing retail marketplace all combine to make it an excellent place for business, too.

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 Recent News

    2020 Summer Reading Log
    The Summer Reading Program starts July 6. We are excited to launch our new online Summer Reading Program for all ages powered by Beanstack. Participate using the Beanstack app for iOS and Android, the online site, or using a paper ...
    Beaver Dam Community Library COVID-19 Reopening Plan
    The Library Board and staff of the Beaver Dam Community Library, along with the City of Beaver Dam, have developed a plan to reopen the library that prioritizes the safety of the community and library staff.

The City of  Beaver Dam has adopted goals to become an Energy Independent Community

Grant Funding Total to Date =  $360,739

Energy Independent Planning grant: $10,000
RECIP Grant: $62,860
Focus on Energy: $40,000 + $257,879
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Beaver Dam is named the 16th safest city in the United States to raise a child

The designation comes from SafeWise, an online safety resource that helps individuals, families and communities make informed decisions.

SafeWise analyzes various statistics including violet crime, sex offenders, child abuse, school quality, state legislation and walkability.

City of Beaver Dam, WI 920.887.4600 205 South Lincoln Avenue • Beaver Dam, WI 53916  Email Us