POOLS, BEACHES, AND WATERPARKS
The information below is taken directly from listings from each of the swimming facilities. We encourage you to call to confirm hours of operation before making the final arrangements for your family outing.
Rend Lake’s beach, located in the South Sandusky Day Use area, invites water recreationists of all ages. South Sandusky Beach is located on the west side of the lake, just off Rend City Road. 618-724-2493
West Frankfort Aquatic & Activities Center (indoor)
1100 E Cleveland
West Frankfort, IL 62896
Open 7:00 AM- 8PM
McLeansboro Municipal Pool
612 W Randolph Street
Aquatic Zoo (Mt. Vernon)
1700 South 34th St.
Opening Day: Saturday, May 27
400- 800 N Wall St.
Cedar Lake- Makanda
Community Life Center Pool- (Indoor)
Super Splash Park (Carbondale)
615 S Lewis Lane Carbondale
(Fitness hours 9am-10:30 am)
Lap Pool Diving Board, Lazy River
Daily admission fees $5 for children, $7.50 for adults
Locker rooms, showers, family dressing area
Swim lessons available
Children ages 5 years and under must be accompanied in the water by an adult 18 years or older. One adult may supervise a maximum of two (2) children this age. Adult must stay within arm’s reach of child. Children not yet toilet trained must wear swim diapers.
Children ages 6 – 9 must be accompanied to the pool and supervised by an individual 16 years of age or older. This person may be in the water or on the deck.
Children ages 10 – 17 do not have to be accompanied by an adult, but must provide verifiable emergency contact information to the front desk prior to entering the facility.
Swimmers under 18 years must pass the Deep Water Swim Test to use the deep end of the pool or the inflatable slide.
Fred Cook Memorial Splash Park- Murphysboro
Metropolis City Pool
312 W. 4th St., Metropolis
Regular Swim Hours:
Mon. – Sat. Noon – 5:00 p.m.
Sundays, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
School in Session Hours:
Sat. Noon – 5 p.m.
Sun. 1-5 p.m.
Mon. 1-5 p.m. (Labor Day last day of season)
Admission: $1.50 (ages 5 and under free)
Individual Pass: $25
Family Pass: $20 per person (living under same roof)
June 12 – July 22
Beginner: 10:00 a.m. – 11 am., Mon & Thu, or Tue & Fri
Intermediate: 11:00 a.m. – noon, Mon & Thu, or Tue & Fri
Advanced: 10:00 a.m. – 11 a.m., Wed & Sat
Cost: $25 per child
Students report Monday, June 12th at 9:00 a.m., wearing swim suits,
for testing and registration.
Each evening at a cost of $50 per hour, with ½ the amount due one week in advance.
For more information, call 618-524-1696 or 618-524-2609.
DuQuoin Municipal Pool
640 West Park DuQuoin
Du Quoin Pool will open for the summer May 27, 2017Pool Hours:
Mon.-Fri.: 12-30-3:00pm & 4-6pm, Mon. & Wed. night:
Saturday: 12:30-3 & 4-6($1.00 admission)
12 yrs. and up: $2.25
11 yrs. and under: $1.75
3yrs. and under: 50cents
Non Swimmer: $1:00
In Town: $42 per person for the first three immediate family members living in the same household.
$10 for each additional pass member living in the same household.
Out of Town: $52 per person for the first three immediate family members living in the same household.
$15 for each additional pass member living in the same household.
$75 plus $1.00 per swimmer
-$20 deposit a week in advance
Tues., Thurs., Fri.: 6-8pm or 7-9pm
Adult Lap Swim: $1.00/swim
Monday-Friday: 11:30-12:30, 3-4pm, 6-7pm(Mon. & Wed., all other weeknights vary depending on party reservations), Saturday: 3-4pm
Call pool for more info. @ 542-8942
Jake Bender Memorial Municipal Pool-Pinckneyville
711 Fairgrounds Rd
Dixon Spring State Park Swimming Pool
modern swimming pool, bathhouse, and 45-foot water slide are provided for swimmers’ enjoyment. A lifeguard is on duty at all times. Towering oaks, elms, and birch trees shade the pool. ■ Concession Stand ■ Located near the swimming pool, the stand provides a variety of refreshments
Call 618-949-3394. for details
Lake Glendale is close to Interstate 24 - making it an easily accessible destination - but nestled far enough into the Shawnee National Forest to give it a quaint, tranquil feel. The beach of the 80-acre lake is open from May through August and includes a concessionaire with snacks and cold drinks for beach-goers. The area also features fishing, bicycling, hiking, horseback riding and camping. Located south of Glendale on Illinois 145 in Pope County, Lake Glendale is pet-friendly and surrounded by tall pine and mixed hardwood trees. For more information on Lake Glendale call 618-949-3807.
Paul Emery Park
921 W. Poplar Street Harrisburg
Bill Trees Memorial Park Pool (Harrisburg)
320 S. Capitol St.
Opening Day: Thursday, June 1
Noon - 4 p.m.
Group Swim Lessons
Classes: June 5- July 27 Ages 4-7 Monday and Wednesday
10:30 am-11:15 am
Ages 8 & up Tuesday and Thursday
10:30 am- 11:15 am
Fee $125 for entire summer
Private Swim Lessons
Classes: May 30 - August 5
Available Monday - Friday
Fees: $25.00 per session, or
$20.00 per session for 2-6 sessions, or
$19.00 per session for 7 or more sessions
Private Pool Parties
Rental Times: after 4:30 PM
All day Sunday
Fees: $100.00/hour - up to 60 people
Life guards are provided, if more than 60 people there
is a charge of $20.00 per hour, per guard.
Mahoney Park Pool (Eldorado)
1925 State St.
Opening Day: Saturday, May 27
12:30 - 2:30 PM & 3-5 PM
Private Parties available Thursday and Saturday evenings from 6:30-8pm. Saturday mornings 10:30-noon. $75 for up to 30 swimmers, $150 over 30.
Pounds Hollow Lake Beach
50 Highway 145 S, Harrisburg, IL 62946
Swimming is allowed at the beach only. There is no lifeguard so swimming is at your own risk. No dogs are allowed on the beach and must be leashed in surrounding picnic areas and trails, etc.
Anna City Swimming Pool
Anna City Park
300 Church St.
200 State St.
Hrs. 1 PM – 6 PM
$2 for all ages to swim, Coupon book $20 (15 admissions)
Parties 7 PM – 9 PM M, T, W, Th (only) $125
Crab Orchard Lake Beach
Adjacent to Cramp Orchard Campground
Crab Orchard Lake Beach is open! You don't have to camp in the campground to use the beach but you do need to have a pass to be on the refuge, they are $2 a day and are available at the campground office. The beach is open daily from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend from 11 AM to 6 PM.
Harrison Bruce Aquatic Center
The Harrison Bruce Aquatic Center opens for summer fun on Memorial Day Weekend.
Fully staffed with certified lifeguards, children and adults of all ages can enjoy a day of splashing fun
Marion Swimming Pool
500 E. Deyoung St.
Opening day: Monday, May 29 1 p.m.
The Hub Recreation Center
917 W Main St
Open 4:30 AM - 10:00 PM