Cannonball! Outdoor Pools with Day Passes in Chicago’s West Suburbs

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Summertime temps are here to stay, so cool off at these local pools offering day passes throughout the summer. We all have our favorite spots, but don’t forget to check out the great pools in neighboring towns, too. Many pools are still adjusting since Illinois officially moved into Phase 5 on June 11, 2021, so make sure to click the links for safety protocols, reservation requirements, and additional details before visiting. And don’t forget your sunscreen!

Outdoor Pools with Day Passes in Chicago’s Western Suburbs

Prices are current as of June 11, 2021, but are subject to change. As always, check with the venue directly for the most current information.

Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center
828 Montgomery Road
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 851-8686 

  • Features include kid-friendly areas with spray features, drop and twisting slides, zero-depth entry, lap swim and sand play.
  • Price: Daily admission varies from $8 – $13, depending on day of the week and residency. Children under 2 are free.
  • Standard hours: 12:00pm – 7:30pm on weekdays, 11:30am – 7:00pm on weekends. Early admission from 9:00am – 11:30am for tot swim and lap swim.

Bensenville Water Park
1100 W. Wood Street
Bensenville, IL 60106
(630) 766-7946

  • Features include a plunge pool, splash pad, zero-depth entry pool, diving boards and drop slides, and wet and dry sand areas.
  • Price: $10 per person. Guests under 2 years old are free.
  • Hours: Daily 12:00pm – 7:00pm, holiday hours of 12:00pm – 3:00pm on July 4 and Labor Day.

The Oasis Water Park
170 S. Circle Avenue
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
(630) 339-3568

  • Features include three different areas, ‘Cuda Cove, Mango Bay and Adventure Island. With plunge slides, twists, tunnels, zero-depth entry, spray features, and many more water features, there’s something for everyone.
  • Price: Daily passes are offered for $7 per resident, and $10 per non-resident.
  • Hours vary from 11:30am – 7:00pm, depending on which area of the water park you’re in. Check their website for specific hours.

Pelican Harbor
200 S. Lindsey Lane
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(630) 739-1705

  • A lap pool, main pool, spray playground, four water slides, lazy river, diving board, zero-depth entry pool, and sand play area are all at this pool.
  • The water park is offering daily admission from 12:00pm – 5:30pm.
  • Admission is $17 for non-residents and $10 with a resident ID.
  • See current prices and hours on their website.

Woods Pool
711 Tomlin Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
(630) 323-9209

  • This is an L-shaped pool with two diving boards, as well as a nearby kiddie pool.
  • Price: Children 1 and under free, all other guests $8 per 2-hour time slot.
  • Hours: Open daily from 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Coral Cove Water Park
849 W Lies Rd
Carol Stream, IL 60188
(630) 784-6130

  • Features include a large walk-in swimming pool, two water slides, a deep-water plunge pool with a 15 ft climbing wall, drop-slide, and diving board, a toddler water playground with slides, sprays and dumping bucket. Check their website for special events.
  • Price: Children 2 and under free, guests ages 3 and up $7 (resident) and $10 (non-resident).
  • Regular season hours: Monday – Saturday 10:30am – 8:00 pm, Sunday 10:30am – 7:00pm. Tuesday morning tot swim starts at 10:00 am.
  • Confirm hours on their website.

Lions Park Pool
100 Byrd Ct.
Clarendon Hills, IL 60514
(630) 325-1040

  • Features a six-lane lap pool, zero-depth entry, water play feature, water slide, plunge pool, a splash pad, and sand play area.
  • Lions Park Pool is not allowing daily admission for the 2021 season. Consider purchasing a season pool pass, or add it to your 2022 summer bucket list.

East End Pool
463 Schiller Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126
(630) 993-8986

  • Here you will find a zero-depth wading pool with kiddie slide, lap swim lanes, two diving boards, and one drop slide.
  • Price: Ages 1 and under are free, ages 2 – 15 years old $8 (resident) and $10 (non-resident), adults ages 16 – 64 years old $9 (resident) and $12 (non-resident), Seniors ages 65 and up $7 (resident) and $10 (non-resident). 
  • Regular season hours: Monday – Friday 12:00pm – 7:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 11:00am – 7:00pm; hours change starting August 12. Confirm current hours on their website.

Norman P. Smalley Pool
665 S. York Street
Elmhurst, IL 60126
(630) 993-8985

  • The zero-depth pool also features a children’s spray area with over two water features, water slide, diving board, and sand play area.
  • Price: Ages 1 and under are free, ages 2 – 15 years old $8 (resident) and $10 (non-resident), adults 16 – 64 years old $9 (resident) and $12 (non-resident), Seniors ages 65 and up $7 (resident) and $10 (non-resident).
  • Regular season hours: Open daily from 10:00am – 6:00pm. Hours change starting August 12; confirm current hours on their website.

Forest Park Aquatic Center
7501 Harrison Street
Forest Park, IL 60130
(630) 366-7500

  • Featuring a zero-depth pool, interactive play structure, spray ground, diving boards, slides and sand area.
  • Price: Ages 2 and under free, ages 3 – 59 years old $7 (resident) and $11.50 (non-resident) for daytime visits. Ages 3 – 59 years old $5.50 (resident) and $8.50 (non-resident) for nighttime visits. Seniors pay reduced rates.
  • Regular season hours: Daily hours from 12:00pm – 5:00pm and 6:30pm – 9:00pm. Confirm changes to their hours on their Facebook page.

Mill Creek Pool
39W125 S Mill Creek Drive
Geneva, IL 60134
(630) 232-4542

  • Features include a main pool, slides, separate zero-depth area, spray and interactive features.
  • Price: Open swim prices are $8 per resident, and $10 per non-resident.
  • Regular season hours: Daily hours from 10:00am – 4:30pm. Check their website for end of season changes to their hours.

Sunset Pool (Geneva)
710 Western Avenue
Geneva, IL 60134
(630) 232-4542

  • Features include spray and aquatic playground, lap lanes, slides and a zero-depth area for your littlest swimmers.
  • Price: Open swim prices are $9 per resident, and $14 per non-resident.
  • Regular season hours: Daily hours from 12:00pm – 7:00pm. Check their website for end of season changes to their hours.

Sunset Pool
483 Fairview Avenue
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 858-7665

  • Features include spray and aquatic playground, lap lanes, slides and a zero-depth area for your littlest swimmers.
  • Price: 2 and under free, children 3 – 17 years old $6 (resident) and $9 (non-resident), adults 18 – 59 years $9 (resident) and $12 (non-resident), seniors ages 60 and up $5 (resident) and $8 (non-resident).
  • Hours: Sunset Pool hours of operations vary daily, with the earliest opening at 11:00am, and closing as late as 7:30pm Confirm hours before visiting Sunset Pool.

Hinsdale Pool
500 W Hinsdale Ave
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 789-7098

  • This is a 50-meter pool with 25-yard “L” shape design, a diving pool with drop slide and diving boards, and a zero-depth wading pool with water play features and sand play.
  • Price: $8 (resident) and $12 (non-resident), $5 for seniors. Guests 2 and under are free.
  • Hours: Open daily from 11:30am – 6:00pm, with the baby pool open from 9:00am – 11:00am. Confirm hours on their website, as select days are closed due to swim meets, and hours vary at end of season.

Sea Lion Aquatic Park
1825 Short Street
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 964-3410 ext. 2

  • This aquatic park features a large open swim area, a vortex pool, splash playground, sand, and a kiddie water play area. Some amenities may be closed for the 2021 summer season.
  • Price: Children 2 and under are free, Ages 3-49 years old $7 (resident) and $11 (non-resident).
  • Regular season hours: Daily 11:00am – 6:00pm. Select days have partial closings for swim meets. Confirm hours on their website.

Butterfield Park District Aquatic Center
21W730 Butterfield Road
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 858-2229

  • Features include diving board and slide, mushroom waterfall, geysers, lap lanes, and zero-depth entry points.
  • Price: $10 per daily visit, or a $5 fee for guests entering after 3:00pm. There is a $5 fee per child visiting during Parent and Tot Swim Time.
  • Regular season hours: Open daily from 12:00pm – 5:00pm, with extended hours until 8:00pm on Thursdays. Parent an Swim Tot Time runs from 10:00am – 11:45am on Mondays through Thursdays.

Paradise Bay Water Park
437 E. St. Charles Road
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 627-6127

  • There are many options including a zero-depth entry leisure pool with spouts, fountains, water sprays, and whirlpool, as well as water slides, lap pool, diving boards, water basketball and volleyball, and a separate area for smaller children.
  • Price: Ages 2 and under are free, ages 3–17 years old $7 (resident) and $13 (non-resident), adults ages 18 – 59 years old $10 (resident) and $15 (non-resident), seniors ages 60 and up $7 (resident) and $13 (non-resident). Discounted rates after 5 pm.
  • Regular season hours: Open daily from 12:30pm – 6:30pm. Subject to change after August 15, 2021.

Cermak Aquatic Center
7600 W. Ogden Avenue
Lyons, IL 60534
(708) 447-0715

  • Cermak Aquatic Center will not be opening for the summer of 2021. We hope to see them reopen in 2022!

Centennial Beach
500 W. Jackson Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 848-5092

  • This is a historic stone quarry featuring a zero depth entry pool that goes up to 15 feet deep, a huge sand play area, water play features, a waterside, diving boards, sand volleyball, and more.
  • Price: Ages 3 – 17 years old $7 (resident) and $12 (non-resident), ages 18 years and up $9 (resident) and $14 (non-resident). Discounted rates offered after 5:00pm.
  • Regular season hours: Monday – Friday 11:30am – 8:00pm, Saturday 11:00am – 8:00pm, Sunday 11:00am – 6:00pm. Special hours subject to change, which are listed on their website.

Winrock Pool
21 Winrock Road
Montgomery, IL 60538
(630) 554-1010

  • Features include lap lanes, kiddie slide, zero-depth pool and playground. Note: Winrock Pool is currently only open for lap swim in 2021.
  • Price: $3 for lap swim
  • Hours: Daily operations vary, with times posted on their website.

Oak Brook Park District Splash Island
1450 Forest Gate Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 645-9581

  • Splash Island has a zero-depth entry, interactive splash playground with three waterslides, dumping buckets, and bubbler jets.
  • Price: All resident guests are $10, while non-residents are $12. This price is for all guests, no matter what age.
  • Hours: Monday – Thursday 12:00pm – 7:30pm, and Friday 12:00pm – 5:30pm. Saturday – Sunday 10:00am – 1:30pm.

Rehm Pool
515 Garfield Street
Oak Park, IL 60301
(708) 725-2300

  • This pool includes a big lap pool, a kiddie area, and a diving well.
  • Price: $10 for all guests ages 1 and older. 
  • Hours: Family Swim for passholders is 11:30am – 1:00pm daily. Public Swim from 1:00pm – 8:00pm daily. Confirm hours on their website.

Ridgeland Common Recreation Complex Pool
415 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60301
(708) 725-2000

  • The outdoor pool at the RCRC features a wading pool with slide and play feature, as well as an ADA lift on the pool deck for accessibility.
  • Price: $10 for all guests ages 1 and older.
  • Hours: Public Swim offered Monday – Friday from 12:00pm – 4:30pm, Saturday – Sunday from 12:00pm – 6:00pm. Additional hours for passholders and lap swim. Confirm hours on their website.

Civic Center Aquatic Park
5 Ashlawn Avenue
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 554-1010

  • Features include zero-depth entry pool, sand play area, kiddie and drop slides, playground area and lap lanes.
  • Price: Daily fee of $9 per guest, children 2 and under are free. Discounted rate of $6 after 5:00pm.
  • Hours: Open daily from 11:30am – 7:00pm.

Otter Cove Aquatic Park
3615 Campton Hills Drive
St. Charles, IL 60175
(630) 513-4377

  • Features include slides, sand area, mushroom waterfall, tot area, and much more. Get a birds-eye view of the layout on their website.
  • Price: All guests ages 3 and up are $11 (resident) and $16 (non-resident). Ages 2 and under are free. As of 6/11/21, online reservations are required. Twilight swim, starting at 5:30pm, costs $7 per guest.
  • Hours: Daily hours of operation are 11:00am – 7:30pm.

Swanson Pool
8 North Avenue
St. Charles, IL 60174
(630) 584-3314

  • Features include water sprays, a ropes course, zero-depth entry, activity pool, diving boards, lap swim, various slides, and a sand play area.
  • Price: All guests ages 3 and up are $7 (resident) and $11 (non-resident). Ages 2 and under are free. As of 6/11/21, online reservations are required. Twilight swim, starting at 5:30pm, costs $5 per guest.
  • Hours: Daily hours of operation are 11:00am – 7:30pm.

Jefferson Pool
341 N Harvard Avenue
Villa Park, IL 60181
(630) 832-5632

  • Features include lap swim, water slide and diving boards.
  • Price: Guests 3 years and up are charged $8 (resident) and $10 (non-resident). Slightly discounted rates after 5:00pm.
  • Hours: Open swim hours vary daily between 12:00pm and 8:00pm. Check their brochure to confirm swim meets and early closures.

Turtle Splash Water Park
129 W. National Street
West Chicago, IL 60185
(630) 293-6320

  • Features include aquatic playground, geysers, water slides, zero-depth entry, sand play area, and playground.
  • Price: All children 2 years old and younger are free. Residents are $10 per guest, non-residents are $15.
  • Hours: Open daily from 11:30am – 6:30pm.

Westchester Swimming Pool
10201 Bond Street
Westchester, IL 60154
(708) 344–1955

  • Park includes 50-meter pool with diving board, zero-depth entry with water play structures, water slide, and separate zero-depth wading pool with bubblers.
  • Price: ages 2 and under free, guests 3 and up $7.50 (resident) and $10.50 (non-resident).
  • Hours: Open swim offered Monday – Friday 1:00pm – 7:30pm, Saturday 12:00pm – 6:30pm, Sunday 11:30pm – 6:00pm. Confirm hours on their website.

Rice Pool and Water Park
1777 S Blanchard St
Wheaton, IL 60189
(630) 653-8884

  • This pool is zero-depth up to 16 feet deep and features a children’s spray area with a waterfall, lap lanes, water slides, three diving boards, sand play area, baby pool, geysers, and morning glories.
  • Price: Ages 17 and under $7.50 (resident) and $10.25 (non-resident), adults ages 18 and up $10.75 (resident) and $15 (non-resident), seniors ages 60 and up $7.50 (resident) and $10.25 (non-resident).
  • Hours: Monday through Saturday 11:00am – 8:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm – 8:00pm. Confirm hours on their website, as postseason hours may apply.

Northside Family Aquatic Center
1509 N. West Street
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 653-3345

  • Features an L-shaped pool, a zero-depth baby pool, drop slide, diving board and sand play area.
  • Price: Ages 17 and under $7 (resident) and $9.50 (non-resident), adults ages 18 and up $10.25 (resident) and $14.25 (non-resident), seniors ages 60 and up $7 (resident) and $9.50 (non-resident).
  • Hours: Daily 12:00pm – 8:00 pm. Confirm hours on their website, as postseason hours may apply.

Cypress Cove
8301 S. Janes Avenue
Woodridge, IL 60517
(630) 353-3350

  • Lap pool, water slides, lazy river, sand play area, spray playground, and zero-depth pool.
  • Price: For the summer of 2021, Cypress Cove is currently offering reserved 2.5 hour visits for $10 per resident, and $17 per non-resident.
  • Hours: Reservations are made daily from 11:30am – 2:00pm, or 2:30pm – 5:00pm.

If you know of any other pools with day passes in the near Western suburbs, drop us a line and let us know! We’ve rounded up all the details for outdoor pool memberships, too.

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  • We also like the Paradise bay in Lombard. It has a separate toddler pool perfect for little ones

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