100th Anniversary

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The Water Safety Patrol is celebrating 100 years of service in 2020!  Below are some plans in the works to commemorate this historic occasion:

  • Reunion!  Save the date of Saturday,June 20, 2020 (Six-20-20-20). A reunion for all past and present Water Safety Patrol staff members and Board members will be held at Gage Marine in Williams Bay from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. Plans also include a Friday (June 19) Cocktail Cruise aboard the Lady of the Lake, an Open House at WSP HQ, and boat rides on Boat #1.  Tickets for these events will go on sale starting January 20, 2020!
  • LODGING INFORMATION:  If you’re coming from out of town to celebrate the Reunion, we have blocked off some rooms for your convenience:
    • The Abbey Resort: 262-275-9000.  Mention “Water Safety Patrol 100 Year Anniversary-Code #1148MD to get special rate.


*WSP Reunion (the main event), Sat. June 20, 7:00pm to 10:00pm at Gage Marine, Pier 290 in Williams Bay: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/water-safety-patrol-100-year-alumni-reunion-tickets-82912632917

*Cocktail Cruise on Lady of the Lake, Friday, June 19, 7:00pm to 9:00pm (departing from Fontana Municipal Pier): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/water-safety-patrol-alumni-cocktail-cruise-tickets-80194715553

*Open House on Sat., June 20: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/water-safety-patrol-100-year-anniversary-open-house-tickets-89596366143


  • Book:  “RUNNING THE REDS” is a must-have book about the Water Safety Patrol covering the history, the accomplishments, and the people, along with some of the “lighter moments.”  It is chocked full of photos and interesting facts about this unique organization…and it is ON SALE NOW through our online store (click “online store” from our home page).
  • Names Needed!  We are trying to collect as many names, addresses, and email addresses as possible of past staff members.  Please submit your own along with anyone else you know of to our special email address for this event:  wspatrol100@gmail.com   That way, we can keep everyone up to date on the reunion and other festivities!