POOLS, BEACHES, AND WATERPARKS
The information below is taken directly from listings from each of the swimming facilities. Due to COVID and staffing shortages, there can be some changes made in operations. 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
Frankfort Park Aquatic & Activities Center
P.O. Box 38, 1100 E. Cleveland, West Frankfort, IL 62896,
Monday - Friday: 7am - 7pm (7-12:50 Adult, 1-6:50 Open)
Saturday: 8am - 2pm (8-10:50 Adult, 11-1:50 Open)
Sunday: Closed (except for private parties)
McLeansboro Municipal Pool
612 W Randolph Street
Open- S- Saturday 1:oopm- 5:00 pm
$2 entry fee
Available in evenings for parties.
Contact City Hall at 628-643-2723 to book.
Aquatic Zoo (Mt. Vernon)
The Aquatic Zoo Waterpark is fun for all ages. The facility features two 30-ft. tall slides; one 112-ft. body slide; one 266-ft. dual rider tube slide; two diving boards; a children's splash pad; interactive voice and light features; lazy river; zero
1700 South 34th St.
Opening Day: Saturday, May 28
Under 2: free
Ages 2 - 17 : $6.00
18 & up: $8.00
400- 800 N Wall St.
Cedar Lake- Makanda
Community Life Center Pool- (Indoor)
CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO MECHANICAL ISSUES
Super Splash Park (Carbondale)
615 S Lewis Lane Carbondale
12:00 PM- 6:00 PM
Lap Pool Diving Board, Lazy River
Certified Red Cross lifeguards are on duty
Hours of Operation are 12:00 PM- 6:00 PM. (Open through Labor Day weekend)
Restrooms, picnic tables, and concessions are available
Daily admission fees
“Resident” means a person that resides within the Carbondale Park District. At the pay window, verify residency with a current driver’s license, state ID or utility bill to receive resident rates.
Pass cards are available- go to the website at
https://cpkd.org/super-splash-park/ for more information
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)
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
Mon.-Fri.: 12-00-2:30 pm & 4-6:30 pm,
Saturday: 12:30-2:30 & 3-4:30 ($1.00 admission)
Call pool for more info. @ 542-8942
Jake Bender Memorial Municipal Pool-Pinckneyville
711 Fairgrounds Rd
The pool will open this Saturday, May 21st, 12:00 pm to 6:00 p.m.
We will be closed on Sunday, May 22nd due to Graduation for several of our lifeguards.
Regular days/hours will begin Monday, May 23rd. (12:00 - 4:30 p.m. and 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. everyday of the week)
Tuesday Nights are $1 nights
Adult swim starts Monday, May 23rd, from 10:30 - 12:00 Monday - Friday
Swim Lesson Information will be posted this weekend.
Season Pass Prices: Family Pass - $130.00, Adult (ages 12 and up) $80.00 and Children (ages 11 and under) $70.00
Private Pool Parties: $100 plus $1 per swimmer. Contact the pool for available dates and times.
Noon-4:30, $6 (12 & up) $4 (4-11), 3 and under free
6:00 -8:30, $4 (12 & up), $3 (4-11), 3 and under free
Dixon Spring State Park Swimming Pool
We are open DAILY from 11:30-5:30pm. Admission: $6.00 per person, children ages 2 & under are free! Private parties may be booked by calling (618) 949-3871. Party time is 6-8p ($250.00)
The concession 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.
Memorial Day weekend to July 31- Open 7 days a week.
August - Open Saturday & Sunday only.
Labor Day weekend: Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday (holiday).
Area Amenities: Accessible, Boat ramp, Tent camping, Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities, Picnic tables,Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Beach area is open 11am to 5:30pm Monday - Saturday; Sunday 12pm to 6pm (See above for dates of operation)
Ages 6 and up=$5.00; Ages 1-5yrs.=$3.00; Under 1 year old are free. Fees Subject to Change.
Paul Emery Park
921 W. Poplar Street Harrisburg
Bill Trees Memorial Park Pool (Harrisburg)
320 S. Capitol St.
Season Opening: Saturday June 4, 2022 Season Closing: Saturday July 30, 2022
Daily Sessions: Monday - Saturday 12:00 - 2:00 PM/2:30 - 4:30 PM
Admission: $2.00 per person/per session
Mahoney Park Pool (Eldorado)
1925 State St.
Opening Day: Saturday, May 27
12:30 - 2:30 PM &
$2 PER PERSON PER SESSION
EVENING SESSIONS MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY FROM 6:30-8
NO OUTDOOR FOOD OR DRINKS ALLOWED
NO POOL TOYS OR SWIM RINGS OF ANY KIND ARE ALLOWED
FLOATIES AND BABY FLOATS ARE ONLY ALLOWED FOR THE LITTLES
Private Parties available-
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.
The pool is set to open June 2, 2022, weather permitting.
Open Friday 9am- 4pm
For more information go to:
200 State St.
Hrs. 12PM – 5:30 PM
Regular admission: $2 for ages 3 and up
Ticket books: $20 for 15 tickets
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
Hours: 1-5pm everyday. Cost: $6
Adult swim: 12-1pm Monday-Saturday. Cost: $3
Marion Swimming Pool
500 E. Deyoung St.
The Marion Park District Aquatic Center will be open on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2022 from 1PM-4PM. Regular Open Swim Sessions will begin Wednesday, June 1, 2022 from 1PM – 4PM on the following days of the week ONLY: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Regular Open Swim Sessions will continue through August 7, 2022...
The Hub Recreation Center - Indoor Aquatic Center
917 W Main St
All children 10 and under must be directly supervised by an adult in the Heartland Regional Aquatics Center. Click the following link for more: Guest Information, Facility Rules & Youth Policies
Current Reduced Pool Hours of OperationMonday-
Within Driving Distance
Cape Girardeau- Cape Splash Family Water Park
Collinsville-Splash City Water Park
Grafton Illinois- Raging Rivers Waterpark