Park Forest Aqua Center
Since 1952, the Park Forest Aqua Center has been one of Chicagoland's premiere outdoor pool experiences. The Park Forest Aqua Center is three pools in one, providing a quality summer experience for whatever your age.
Amenities include locker rooms, bathrooms, ADA-accessible hot showers, and a concession stand. USCG-approved flotation devices, pull buoys, pool noodles, and kickboards are available for shared use. No towel service is available. Lifeguards are certified and provide supervision during regular hours and events.
At the Park Forest Aqua Center, you feel the comfort and community of home and the fun, relaxation, and excitement of vacation all at the same time!
Opening Day May 27, 2023
Summer 2023 Grand Opening: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Begin Pre-Season Hours
Saturday, May 27 - Monday, May 29: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, May 30 - Friday, June 2: CLOSED
Saturday, June 3 - Sunday, June 10:
Weekends: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm; Weekdays: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Begin Summer 2023 Hours
June 11 - August 13, 2023
All Days: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Adult Members Only Lap Swim in Adult Pool: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Begin Post-Season 2023 Hours
Monday, August 14 - Sunday, August 27:
Weekends: 12:00 pm-7:00 pm; Weekdays: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, August 28 - Friday, August 31: CLOSED
Saturday, September 1 - Monday, September 4: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Swimming Pools, Slide, Volleyball and More!
3 Swimming Pools
500,000 gallons of fun just waiting to be enjoyed. Includes a zero-depth entry kiddy pool with spray features and a turtle slide. A 25-meter rec pool with a climbing wall and drop slide. A 25-yard adult pool with lap swim lanes.
Swim Lessons, Volleyball, & More!
Toddlers enjoy a beach pool, plenty of sand area, and superb instructors who have taught thousands the techniques of swimming. The full-service concession stand offers a variety of menu choices and refreshing drinks.
Water Slide Pool
Enjoy a 160-foot water slide, two drop slides, and a 15-foot-high aquatic climbing wall! Great for kids of all ages. After you check out the water slide, take a dip in one of our other pools at the Park Forest Aqua Center.
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A pool party is the ultimate celebration. No matter what your age, you’ll have fun racing down the water slide, zipping down the plunge slide, or swimming in the pool! Come out and enjoy your next birthday party or family outing at the Park Forest Aqua Center.
Day Party Packages are available Monday to Sunday from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM or 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM and include admission for 20 guests a dedicated 12’ x 12’ tent with seating for guests.
After Hours Rental is available after general operation hours until 9:00 PM. Looking for something out of the ordinary for your next family and/or friend's event? Do you want to plan a private pool party just for your guests? Visit our pool rentals & parties page for more information.