Thank you to the Indian Acres Swim Club for sponsoring our 2017 Champaign-Urbana Area Swimming Pool Guide!
Indian Acres is a family-oriented swim club in the Lincolnshire neighborhood with four pools — 64,000 square feet of sparkling clear water of varying depths. There are more than 8,000 square feet of deck space with several sunny and shaded areas on deck. The pools are surrounded by approximately three acres of play fields, two playgrounds, and picnic areas. Offering day camp, swim team, swim lessons, swim fitness, and recreational swim; come make your summer memories with us!
Most Champaign-Urbana area public swimming pools and aquatic centers are preparing for the summer season ahead. All outdoor facilities open around Memorial Day weekend, this year May 27-29. If we’ve missed your local pool, please let us know.
Please note, we cannot be responsible for price changes.
Location: 1401 N. Broadway, Urbana
Season: Open May 27 through Labor Day
Public Hours: School’s Not in Session Hours
- Lap Swim Monday – Friday 6 – 8 a.m., 11 a.m. – noon
- Toddler Swim Monday – Friday 8 – 11 a.m.
(Ages 5 and under with paying adult. One adult to 3 child ratio.)
- Open Swim Monday – Friday 12:30 – 8 p.m. (member can enter at noon)
- Open Swim Saturday/Sunday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
School’s in Session Hours (Aug. 18-Sept. 5)
- Lap Swim Monday – Friday 6 – 8 a.m., 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
- Open Swim Monday – Friday 4 – 7 p.m.
- Open Swim Saturday/Sunday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Daily Pass Price: Individuals, $6 resident/$9 non-resident, after 5 p.m. $4/$6; kids 3 and under free; Tuesdays are also $4/6. Discounted punch cards are available.
Season Pass Prices: Click here for full details regarding season passes (discounts available through April 30).
Location: 2205 W. Sangamon Dr., Champaign
Season: Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day, with some reduced and/or limited hours (primarily when Champaign Unit 4 schools are in session).
Highlights: Don’t forget the Tiny Tots program (which is 7 days a week), and the Champaign Park District has instituted $4 Fridays: Residents can swim for $4 all day every Friday ($6 for non-residents). Children 3 and under are FREE.
Regular Hours: Monday-Friday: 12:30 – 7 p.m. ; Weekends: 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. (open until 8 pm in July); Early Bird Time: (season pass holders only) Weekdays noon-12:30 p.m., weekends 11-11:30 a.m.
Sholem is only open from 4-7 p.m. on weekdays when Unit 4 resumes school in August until Labor Day when we close for the season.
Daily Pass Price: Individuals, $6 resident/$9 non-resident, after 5 p.m. $4/$6; kids 3 and under free.
Season Pass Prices: Click here for full details regarding season passes (discounts available until April 30).
Location:Burke Park at 601 W. Railroad St.
Season: May 29 (Memorial Day) to Aug. 15
Public Hours: Noon to 7 p.m. daily
Daily Pass Price: $5 per person
Season Pass Prices: Individuals: $60 resident/$75 non-resident
Family up to 4: $160 resident ($10 per extra family member) /$200 non-resident ($15)
Notes: If a storm occurs late afternoon, the facility may remain closed for the evening. Call ahead to check if you are coming from out of town 762-2415.
See our review of the Monticello Pool here.
Location: 333 S. Tanner St.
Season: Opening day is May 27. Closing day is TBD.
Regular Hours: May 27-29: noon to 7 p.m.; May 31 – TBD Monday-Friday, 1 to 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 7 p.m.
Daily Pass Price: 3-64 $6, 65 and older $5. 2 and under, free with paying adult.
Season Pass Prices: Individuals (ages 3-54) $100; Seniors (65+) $80; Family $250 (up to 4 members living in same household ($50 each additional member, but 2 and under free.
See our review of the Hap Parker Family Aquatic Center in Rantoul here.
Location: Ervin Park (Northline Road and Main Street)
Season: May 29 – August 14
Regular Hours: Daily (weather permitting) 12:30 – 7:30 p.m. Adult Swim daily 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Daily Pass Price: $4 per person; book of 10 passes available for $30. No credit/debit cards taken. EVERYONE being admitted to the pool is required to pay admission.
Season Pass Prices: Passes go on sale May 1 and can be purchased at City Hall (214 N. Main Street) until the pool opens.
Individuals: $55 resident/$60 non-resident
Family: $100 resident/$110 non-resident
Seniors, 60+: $35 resident/$40 non-resident
See our review of the Tuscola Swimming Pool here.
NOTE: Information below is from 2016. See website for updates when they become available.
Location: 601 S. Fall Street, Paxton (Coady Park)
Season: Opens May 28 through August 20 (closed May 26 through May 29 and June 1-2 because school is in session)
Public Hours: Open swim 1-5 p.m. Monday through Friday; Adult Swim 5-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; Sat open swim noon to 5 p.m. Sunday – CLOSED
Daily Pass Price: $4 per person; 3 and under free; $1 seniors 55+
Season Pass Prices:
Individuals: $60 resident/$75 non-resident; Family of 2 – $100 Resident / $125 Non-Resident; Additional Passes – $25 Resident / $25 Non-Resident. Punch Pass Purchase a Paxton Pool Punch Pass for $30 – Good for 10 admissions.
Location: 605 N. John St., Farmer City
Season: Memorial Day through Labor Day
Regular Hours: noon – 8 p.m daily based on weather and attendance. Adult lap swim, 11 a.m. to noon.
Daily Pass Prices: $3.50 resident/$4.50 nonresident; Daycare Fee: Resident: $3; Out of Town: $4
Season Pass Prices: Individual Resident $48, Out of town $58
What’s your favorite C-U area pool?