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 CenterP.O. Box 38, 1100 E. Cleveland, West Frankfort, IL 62896,
HoursMonday - Friday: 7am - 7pm
Saturday: 8am - 2pm
Sunday: Closed (except for private parties)
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
“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.
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.: 12-30-2:30:00pm & 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
Public Swim: 11 and up: $2.50, 10 and under $2.00, 3 and under: $1.00 Adult Swim: $1.00
Parties: $100 plus $1.00 each swimmer
Aerobics will be offered on Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00-9:00 am
Public swim lessons will be June 14-18, June 21-25: 11:00-11:45 Additional times if needed will be 3:00-3:45. Cost: $25/week or $5/day
Swim team will practice Monday-Friday 9:00-11:30.
Home swim meets: There will be no 4-6:30 session on these days: June 8, June 15, June 24, June 29, July 13
Family Pass – up to 3 people $50
Family Pass – over 3 people $50 plus $15 each person over 3 (example 4 people = $65)
For more information, please call Pool at (618) 542-8942
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.
the beach is open 7 days a week- Mon through Saturday 11:00 am- 5:30 pm and Sunday from 12 pm- 6pm. August days are Saturday and Sunday only. Memorial Day through Labor Day
Admission Fee: $5 for ages 6 and up
$3 for ages 1-5
Under 1 free
Paul Emery Park
921 W. Poplar Street Harrisburg
Bill Trees Memorial Park Pool (Harrisburg)
320 S. Capitol St.
PUBLIC POOL SESSIONS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, DUE TO MAINTENANCE ISSUES. ALL OTHER PRIVATE PARTIES AND SWIM LESSONS WILL REMAIN OPEN AS SCHEDULED.***
See website for more information
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.
The pool is set to open June 4, 2021, weather permitting. We will be opening the pool for the 2021 season daily with no minimum swimmer limit. The Anna Pool is closed on Sunday and for blue Dolphin Swim Team events. Please look for closing information on our website: cityofanna.org. We will have cold drinks and snacks available at our concession area 1-5 daily. We look forward to seeing you at the pool this summer. Be sure and watch the website for special events at the pool. Please feel free to contact Evan Smoot, Pool Mgr. at 833-5222 with any questions.
The pool will be open for public swimming Monday—Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Pricing & Specials
The pool will open for lap swimming Monday—Saturday from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Lap sessions are $3/session for all ages
200 State St.
Hrs. 1 PM – 6 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: $5
Adult swim: 12-1pm Monday-Saturday. Cost: $3
Passes: 10 for $40
Marion Swimming Pool
500 E. Deyoung St.
Wednesday – Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Group Lessons are available.
1/2 Price Fridays, Every Friday during the 2021 Season..
The Hub Recreation 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-Friday 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sundays 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.