U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lake Shelbyville is subject to closures not listed on this site. For up to date information call 217-774-3951 or email lakeshelbyville@usace.army.mil.

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Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center
Dam West Life Jacket Loaner Station Restocked with Sea Tow Foundation Life Jacket. The Sea Tow Foundation’s Life Jacket Loaner Program is part of a federal grant project funded by the Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund as administered by the U.S. Coast Guard.

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Always Wear a Life Jacket!

19 Life Jacket Loaner Stations

are located around Lake Shelbyville for visitors to borrow while recreating. 

Navigate to any of the dots on the map below to borrow a life jacket.
When you are finished with your life jacket just simply return it to any of the life jacket loaner stations on the map. 


 Red  - USACE managed life jacket loaner station
 Green  - State/IDNR managed life jacket loaner station
 Yellow  - USACE managed, Sea Tow Foundation grant Life Jackets



Lake Shelbyville


Mailing Address:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Lake Shelbyville
1989 State Highway 16
Shelbyville, IL 62565

Phone: (217) 774-3951

Office Hours: 
Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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