Swimming Pools, Outdoor

For information on outdoor swim lessons, visit our Outdoor Lessons page.

  • Elks Aquatic Center and Wachter Aquatic Complex are closed for the season.
  • Hillside Aquatic Complex will close at the end of the swim session on Sunday, August 20.

Daily Swim Fee

  • $3.50/session
  • $5.00/session with Hillside Waterslide (48″ height requirement)
  • Cash, checks or credit cards accepted.
  • Infants 11 months and younger, Free
  • Outdoor Pool Rules (PDF download)
  • Children 8 years old and under must be accompanied by someone 16 years old or older.
  • Daycare Ratio: 6 children/daycare supervisor. No exceptions.

Season Patch (All Pools) (No online registration)

  • $75/person
  • $100/person with Hillside Waterslide
  • Patch must be sewn on suit.
  • Patches are for sale during regular swimming hours. Patches may also be purchased at the Park District Office prior to the opening of the pools.

Coupon Book for All Pools

  • 12 admissions for $35
  • 12 admissions with Hillside Waterslide for $50

Weekday Hours (Monday – Thursday)

  • General Swim: 12 – 4pm
  • Evening General Swim: 4:30 – 8pm
  • Pools are closed daily from 4 – 4:30pm
  • July 4 hours: 12 – 6pm

Weekend Hours (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)

  • General Swim: 12 – 7pm

Lap Swim (Hillside Only)

  • Monday – Friday: 11:30am – 12:30pm
  • $1 entrance fee

Private After Hours Rentals

All pools are available for private rentals after hours for $175/hour. Please make rental reservations at least one week in advance to allow for staffing needs by calling Dylan Thiem at 222-6607.
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Elks Aquatic Center

321 W. Broadway Ave
For daily schedule info, call 222-6607.

Party Room Rentals

Two party rooms are available during general swim and evening sessions. Fee includes 10 Elks Aquatic Center admissions ($3.50 per additional person). Reservations can also be made at the facility or by calling 222-6607 (Elks) or 222-6455.

Fee

  • Party Space (Mon. – Thurs.): $85, 12-3:30pm OR 4:30-7:30pm
  • Party Space (Fri. – Sun.): $85, 12-3pm OR 4-7pm

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Hillside Aquatic Complex – Completely renovated in 2015!

Located within Lions Park, 1719 E. Boulevard Ave. For daily schedule info, call 222-6419.

Party Space Rentals

Party space is available during general swim and evening sessions. Fee includes 10 Hillside Aquatic Complex with waterslide admissions ($5.00 per additional person). Reservations can also be made at the facility or by calling 222-6419 (Hillside) or 222-6455.

Fee

Lap swim

  • Monday – Friday: 11:30am – 12:30pm
  • $1 entrance fee

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Wachter Aquatic Complex

205 E. Reno Avenue. For daily schedule info or facility rental, call 222-6614 (Watcher) or 222-6455.


Swimming Inclement Weather

Whenever inclement weather threatens participants, or lightening is spotted, the pools will close. If the air temperature is not 66 degrees by 11am, the pools will not open. If the pool closes during a session, you will receive a rain check. Rain checks must be used during the current pool season.