Chicago, IL

Welcome to Carefree Boat Club! Thank you for choosing to visit our site and learn more about boating the carefree way. Carefree Boat Club is your alternative to buying a boat.

Carefree Boat Club strives to provide our customers an affordable boating experience that is fun, easy, safe and hassle free through professional boat safety training, quality maintenance, excellent customer service, and unsurpassed industry knowledge.

Learn how to become a member:
Call 888-447-1540
Contact our membership director (using the form at right) to schedule a tour

About this club

The 31st Harbor is located just south of McCormick Place on the corner of South Lake Shore Dr and 31st St. It is minutes from downtown Chicago.

Also, Carefree Chicago is adding a location on Lake Geneva in Spring of 2014 at the Riviera Resort.

Location in reference to body of water

31st St Habor is located on Lake Michigan just south of the Chicago Loop. The Riviera Lakefront Facility on Lake Geneva is located on Wrigley Road just off of State Road 120.

Marina amenities

Free indoor parking garage for members, grill and restaurant on the water, picnic area and playground for the kids, adjacent to the 31st St beach (seen in pictures), harbor store and offices, community room, public fishing dock, fuel dock, upgraded parking on Fort Dearborn, remote parking lot, huge rubble mound breakwater.

What is there to do from this marina

Just minutes from the South Loop and the Downtown Loop, there are endless possibilities of activities in the area. The Lakeshore trail runs directly through the harbor to enjoy biking, running, or walking along the lakefront. The 31st Beach offers a great place to lay out and enjoy the sunshine after or before a great day on the water. A dock pool and restaurant are to be added during the Spring of 2014.

What type of boats members have access to

Sea Ray 260 Sundancers, Sea Ray 240 Sundancers, Sea Ray 270 Amberjack, Formula 280SS, Crownline 240BR, Mariner 36′ Sailboat.