Indoor Pools with Family Swim Times in the Southwest Suburbs

When the weather doesn’t allow for an outdoor swim, indoor pools with family swim times are a fun way to get everyone’s energy out. We’ve got a round-up of pools in the southwest suburbs offering open swim times throughout the year. Prices and hours may change, so it’s always a safe bet to check the website and call ahead before planning an outing. This post is sponsored by Pelican Harbor Indoor/Outdoor Aquatic Park.

Pelican Harbor Indoor Aquatic Park (photo courtesy of Bolingbrook Park District)

Pelican Harbor Indoor/Outdoor Aquatic Park
200 S. Lindsey Lane
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(630) 739-1777

Family Swim (no slides): Weekdays from 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
With Slides: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 pm and weekends from 12:00 – 6:00 pm

Price: $6 ($4 resident with ID) Monday through Friday from 5:00 am – 4:00 pm, $9 ($6 resident with ID) Monday through Friday from  4:00 pm – close and on weekends and holidays.

Pelican Harbor Indoor/Outdoor Aquatic Park is Bolingbrook’s year-round place for family fun. Whether you’re celebrating your birthday, having group outings, or learning to swim, Pelican Harbor has something for every swimmer, no matter the age or ability. Featuring more fun attractions and family-friendly adventures, Pelican Harbor’s indoor/outdoor set-up guarantees fun even in less-than-ideal weather.

Indoor attractions include a zero-depth pool set at 85 degrees, two water slides, tot slide, tumble buckets and a birthday party/private group area.

Crestwood Recreation and Wellness Center
5331 W. 135th Street
Crestwood, IL 60445
(708) 371-4810

Family Swim: Friday from 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm (two lanes available), Saturday from 1:30 – 3:00 pm. Find the latest pool schedule on their website.

Price: Adults 16+ $5/resident, $10/non-resident; children 3–15 years $3 resident, $5/non-resident; children under 3 years $1/resident, $2/non-resident; seniors 65+ $2/resident, $4/non-resident.

H-F Racquet and Fitness Club
2920 W. 183rd Street
Homewood, IL 60430
(708) 799-1323

Family Swim: Saturday from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm, available mid-September through mid-May.

Price: Free for Premier members; guests and non-members $9/adults and $7/children.

Inwood Athletic Club
3000 W. Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 741-7275

Open Swim: Monday – Friday: 1pm – 4pm, Saturday: 12pm – 6pm, Sunday: 11am – 6pm.

Price: Children 2 and under are free. Aquatic day passes are $6/resident, $8/non-resident, $4/resident child, $6/non-resident child; see the website for more pass and membership pricing info.

Cliff and Lois Berglund Family Aquatic Center
15120 Wallin Drive
Plainfield, IL 60544
(815) 267-8600

Open swim at the indoor waterpark: Monday through Thursday 5:45 – 8:30 pm, Friday 5 – 8:30 pm, Saturday 12 pm – 5:30 pm, and Sunday noon – 3:30 pm
Splash playground only: Monday through Thursday 11:00 am – 1:00 pm and 5:00 – 5:45 pm, Friday 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
See schedule for updated hours and water vortex times.

Price: Daily passes are $30/family, $15/adult, or $8/youth.

Smith Family YMCA
1350 S. Briggs Street
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 726-3939

Open Swim: As of winter 2018, Open Swim is offered multiple times every day. Find updated times and the full lap pool schedule here; look for “Open Swim,” with the number of asterisks signaling how many lanes are dedicated to open swim at the time.

Price: Day passes are $15/adult and $8/youth (18 and under), with family pass options available; find all the options here under “Facility Usage.”

Galowich Family YMCA
749 Houbolt Road
Joliet, IL 60431
(815) 744-3939

Open Swim: As of winter 2018, Open Swim is offered multiple times every day. Find updated times and the full lap pool schedule here.

Price: Day passes are $15/adult and $8/youth (18 and under), with family pass options available; find all the options here under “Facility Usage.”

Challenge Fitness
2021 S. Lawrence Avenue
Lockport, IL 60441
(815) 838-3621

Prices: Adults $7/resident, $9/non-resident; students and seniors $7/resident, $9/non-resident; children 13 and under $3/resident, $5/non-resident; kids under 1 free.

Open Swim: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm as of winter/spring 2018; check the park district guide for updated hours.

Matteson Community Center
20642 Matteson Avenue
Matteson, IL 60443
(708) 441-4500

Open Swim: Times change weekly; check the schedules page and look for “Open Swim Schedule” to see this week’s schedule.

Price: Membership required; find details and rates on their website.

Lifetime Fitness
16333 S. LaGrange Road
Orland Park, IL 60467
(708) 364-0300

Family Open Swim: Open only to members. Contact the club for schedule and pricing information.

Lifetime Fitness
1220 Lakeview Drive
Romeoville, IL 60446
(630) 759-9995

Family Open Swim: Open only to members. Contact the club for schedule and pricing information.

Moraine Valley Fitness Recreation
9000 W. College Parkway
Building H
Palos Hills, IL 60465
(708) 608-4029

Mixed Usage Swim: “Mixed usage” swim times open up two lanes for open recreation. See the schedule for times, which change seasonally.

Price: $12 per day for community guests, $8 for Moraine Valley students and employees, $8 for dependents 0-15 years old, $30 for a 3-visit guest pass.

For more family-friendly fun ideas, check out our indoor activities page.

About the Author

Rachel Matuch
Rachel is a writer and mom of two boys who lives in Woodridge. She recently moved from Downers Grove and grew up in Naperville, but she and her husband have been discovering new things to do now that they’ve got a toddler and baby in tow. Rachel loves cooking, playing board games, and regularly raiding the Woodridge library. She also volunteers with teens at Four Corners Community Church, which makes her feel like an old geezer.

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