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Park Forest Aqua Center

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                             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:

  • Toddlers enjoy a beach pool, plenty of sand area, and superb instructors who have taught thousands the techniques of swimming.
  • Kids enjoy a 160-foot water slide, two drop slides, and a 15-foot-high aquatic climbing wall!        
  • East Pool Lap Swim - great for lap or casual swimming. Adults love it!
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!  

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Members of the Park Forest Aqua Center enjoy being a part of a special community at a great value.

For More Information Contact: 

Park Forest Recreation & Parks Department 708-748-2005
Park Forest Aqua Center - 708-747-9490 (beginning June 1, 2018)

2018 Aqua Center Brochure


Back to School Hours
August 13-September 3, 2018 (Labor Day (9/3/18) - Limited Hours)

East Lap Pool (18 years and Older)
Saturday 11 am - 7 pm

All Other Pools, Open Swim and Water Slide
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 4 pm - 7 pm
Sunday 12 pm to 7 pm


Swim Lessons 2018 Park Forest Aqua Center Swim Lessons Learning how to swim is the first step to a lifetime enjoyment of swimming in a pool or ocean. Park Forest Aqua Center will partner with Jeff Ellis Swimming for our swim lesson program again for this summer. JES certified swim instructors teach your children the swimming skills that build self-confidence in and out of the water. It is never too late to learn to swim! 

All swim lessons register through Jeff Ellis Management website at

Swim Lessons Schedule Link (click here)

Aqua Center Memberships  

July 23, 2018 to September 3, 2018

Same Rate for Resident and Non-Resident 

Individual Rate (up to 5 people)      $50 per person

Children 0-2 years old                      No Charge - Must include child on Registration Form 

Register at the Park Forest Aqua Center or online:



Create your online account today at

Park Forest Aqua Center Membership
*Unlimited Access! 
*Members Only Family Fun Nights!
*Discounted Rates on Parties and Facility Rentals!   
*1-Half Price Daily Pass for 1 visit 
(0-2 year old free membership is not eligible for 1-Half Price Daily Pass)

Please Note:  
•ID Required for Proof of Park Forest Residency. 
•Membership is not refundable or transferable.
•Membership is free for children 0-2 years of age.
Children under the age of 15 years must be accompanied by an adult that is a 
  member or paying guest to supervise them at all times.

•Valid pass must be presented for each entry into the facility. There is a $5 fee for
  a replacement pass.
•Swimsuits with liners are required.

How to Register for a Membership: 

*Complete membership registration/waiver form at the Park Forest Aqua Center.

*Waivers must be signed by each member (guardian must sign waivers for members under 18 years old). Include children 0-2 years old on membership form.  

*Full payment is due at time of purchase.  No refunds. 

*2018 renewing members may use their 2016-2017 pass or request a new pass to be printed. All new 2018 members will be required to take a photo for their new Aqua Center pass. A $5 replacement fee will be charged for a replacement pass. 


Day Party Packages

For reservation inquires before May 31, 2018, email and

Day Party Times:  Monday-Friday: 1 pm- 7 pm    
                               Saturday & Sunday: 1 pm - 6 pm

Parties are not available when swim lessons are in sessions.

Package 1 - Just for Kids
Package 1 is for up to 15 people for 2.5 hours.  Majority of guest and guest of honor must be 10 years of age or under. Package includes a free daily pass for future use.

Fee:  Aqua Center Member - $135 plus $5 per extra guest
         Non-Member - $15 plus $6 per extra guest

Package 2
Page 2 is for up to 20 guests for 4 hours.  Package 2 is ideal for small groups of all ages.  Packages include a free daily pass for future use.

Fee:  Aqua Center Member - $210 plus 6 per extra guest
         Non-Member - $250 plus $7 per extra guest

Deluxe Package 3
Deluxe Package 3 is for up to 30 people for 5 hours. A perfect package for larger groups of all ages.  Package includes 2 free daily passes for future use.

Fee:  Aqua Center Member - $345 plus $7 per extra guest
         Non-Member - $360 plus $9 per extra guest

Party Host Tips:

Reserve your date with a $50 non-refundable deposit that is applied to the total cost of your party at the time of final payment.

Call the Aqua Center 1-day prior to the party to give a final headcount.  Total party charges will apply to the final headcount even if the count decreases on the day of the party.

Party host MUST be present to welcome/check-in all guests prior to the start of the party.

A list of all party guests must be provided to the Aqua Center Front Desk staff on the day of the party.


Cakes are permitted. Outside food and beverage are allowed. No glass or alcohol allowed.

Decorations (balloons, tablecloths, centerpieces , etc.) are permitted.  Crepe paper and confetti are not allowed. 

Music and DJ are not allowed.


Private Parties
Have a fun and exclusive summer party!

Private parties can be booked on Friday, Saturday or Sunday evenings starting at 7:30 pm.

Aqua Center members receive a discounted rate!


Join Our Team - Contact Jeff Ellis Management at