Recreation & Parks Department
Park Forest Aqua Center | 30 North Orchard | Park Forest, IL 60466
708-747-9490 (in season June 8-September 1, 2013)
708-748-2005 (off season Recreation & Parks Dept.)
2013 POOL SCHEDULE
Weekdays Monday - Friday
Open Swim, Water Slide 12-8 pm
East Pool Lap Swim (18 years & older) 10 am-8 pm
East Pool Lap Swim - 1 lane (18 years & under) 2-3:30 pm
Weekends Saturday Sunday
Open Swim, Water Slide 12-7 pm 12-7 pm
East Pool Lap Swim (18 years & older) 10 am-7 pm 12-7 pm
•Opening Day - June 8 hours - 12 pm-7 pm - All Pools
•July 13 - Pool closes at 5 pm
Back to School Hours begin August 12
Fridays 4-7 pm - All Pools
Saturday 10 am-12 pm - East Pool Lap Swim (18 years and older only)
Saturday 12-7 pm - All Pools
Sunday 12-7 pm - All Pools
Please note: Sections of the pools/facility may be closed for Village
functions/special activities or lessons.
Make a splash this summer at
The Park Forest
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.
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!
Opens June 8, 2013 for oVER
80 DAYS OF SUMMER MAGIC!
Members of the Park Forest Aqua Center enjoy being a part of a special community at a great value. Members receive the following benefits:
* Enjoy one of the most affordable outdoor pool memberships in the region!
* Express entry into the facility with unlimited access all summer long!
* No non-resident fees!
* Free Wi-Fi to surf the internet poolside!
* Attend special events for members only!
* Receive discounted pricing on facility rental to host your own special summer event!
* Receive a discounted rate on swim lessons!
Daily passes before 5 p.m. are available for $12. Evening passes after 5 p.m. are available for $6. Please note: every non-member entering the Park Forest Aqua Center is required to pay a fee -- including those who do not plan to use the pool.
Area Pool Price Comparisons
See how membership at some of the most popular outdoor pools in Chicago's southland compare:
Skyline Pool (Glenwood) - $155
White Water Canyon Water Park (Tinley Park) - $170
Centennial Park Aquatic Center (Orland Park) - $200
Park Forest Aqua Center - $65
Thinking about becoming a member?
Tell others and save!
Membership for one to the Park Forest Aqua Center is $65. But when you register as
part of a group, you reduce your cost as well as the cost of others. Check out our
group membership tiered pricing!
Please note: limit five per group. One form of payment only. Members being added
to a group need not be present at the time of registration. No additional members may
be added after registration. Membership is non-transferable to others.
Check out our video!
Group Tiered Membership Pricing
(Early Bird Rate)
1 person = $65 | $60
2nd person = $ 55 | $50
3rd person = $45 | $35
4th person = $40 | $30
5th person = $35 | $25
5 person group = $240* | $200**
**Register by June 7, 2013
(rate based on a maximum of 5 person group)
*Register on June 8, 2013 or later
(rate based on a maximum of 5 person group)
Come Check Us Out!
- FREE DAY! - Thursday, June 6, Noon-5 pm
Enjoy a fun day at the Aqua Center!
(children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult)
- MEMBERS ONLY DAY! Friday, June 7, Noon-5 pm (membership required)
- OPENING DAY EVENTS! Saturday, June 8, Noon-7 pm
Join us for open swim, music and fun! (membership or daily fee is required)
AQUA CENTER FORMS/BROCHURES - Click on the links below
2013 Aqua Center Brochure
2013 Aqua Center Rules Brochure
2013 Aqua Center Membership/*Waiver Form
2013 Aqua Center Lesson/*Waiver Form
*Please note: Signature on Waiver(s) is required.
2013 GROUP SWIM LESSONS
•Beginning June 8th, registrations for classes will only be taken at the Aqua Center.
•Classes fill quickly! Early registration is recommended.
•Choose weekday or weekend lessons and level. All classes will close 10 days prior
to start of the session. This guarantees proper instructor to student ratio.
•Student will be tested the first day of class to confirm proper placement.
|Monday thru Thursday (2-week session)
Members - $30/session
Non-Member - $45/session
Session 1: June 17-27
Session 2: July 8-18
Session 3: July 22-Aug 1
Saturday (4-week session)
Members - $20/session
Non-Member - $35/session
Session 1: June 15-July 6
Session 2: July 13-August 3
Swim Lesson Levels Minimum Maximum
Contact the Aqua Center after June 8 to schedule a private swim lesson with your very own instructor! We offer private and semi-private swim lessons! Private swim lessons are for three hours of instruction. Some popular ways to break down three hours are 3 one hour lessons, 4 forty-five minute lessons, and 6 thirty minute lessons. Cash only payment should be made directly to your instructor the first day of the lesson. Below are the prices of student(s) to instructor.
Ages 0-4 Toddler with Parent 6 12
Age 4-5 Level 1 & 2 6 16
Age 6-8 Level 1 & 2 6 18
Age 9-12 Level 1 & 2 6 18
Age 6-8 Level 3 & 4 6 18
Age 9-12 Level 3 & 4 6 18
All Ages Level 5, 6, 7 6 12
Ages 13 + Adult Beginner 3 6
SWIM LESSON POLICY
Swimming lessons are not made up, nor refunded due to missed lessons for absence. In the event of inclement weather, an indoor water safety lesson will be provided. All classes will close 10 days prior to the start of the session. We reserve the right to cancel or combine classes due to low attendance. Parents are asked to remain on the concession deck during lessons.
PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS
1 student: 1 instructor $75
2 students: 1 instructor $125
3 students: 1 instructor $150
This class is geared towards those interested in starting to guard right away this summer (employment is not guaranteed).
Days: May 20, May 22, May 24, May 28, May 29
Time: 4-9 pm
Test Out: Thurs., May 30 from 4-7 pm
Age: 15+ Class min/max: 6/12
Fee $150 (book included)
JR. LIFEGUARD COURSE
Develop life-saving skills, learn about team work and develop
leadership used by professional lifeguards.
Times: 10 am-12 pm
Session: July 22-August 2
Class min/max: 6/12 Fee: $75
COMMUNITY CPR COURSE
Upon successful completion of the CPR course, participants will receive an AAOS ECSI CPR certification card valid for one year.
Days/Times: Saturday from 1-3 pm
Session: July 27 Age: 12+
Class min/max: 4/8
FAMILY FUN NIGHTS
June 18, July 9, August 6
Family Fun Nights are for members only. The Aqua Center will close to the public at 4:45 pm on these nights. Pizza and pop will be available at discounted prices.
JOHNATHAN B. FIELDS DAY
The Aqua Center will be holding a Johnathan B. Fields Celebration Day on Sunday, July 28th from
10 am-12 pm. The pool is open to everyone for a $1 donation. Johnathan B. Fields Foundation’s mission is to support at-risk children and adolescents through the funding of extracurricular music education programs in stringed instruments.
Looking to have a FUN Summer Party at the Park Forest Aqua Center? We have several options to choose from:
Download the 2013 Facility Rental Application for private parties at the Park Forest Aqua Center.
The facility can be rented on Friday (8:30 pm-10:30pm), Saturday (7:30 pm-10:30pm), or Sunday (7:30 pm-10:30 pm). Completed rental applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis at the Recreation & Parks Department before June 8th. After June 8th, please contact the Park Forest Aqua Center at (708)747-9490 for more information on having your special event here! PFAC Members receive discounted pricing on facility rental to host your own special summer event!
2013 DAY PARTIES
Parties during open swim are available:
Monday - Friday: 2-7pm and Saturday & Sunday: 1-6pm (No more day parties after August 11th) Choose your package and day.
Date is reserved on calendar with a $50 deposit (subtracted from the party package total) that is non-refundable.
Package balance is due prior to the start of your party on the party date
Package 1– $140
All packages include the birthday child’s entrance FREE, seating in designed party area (gazebo/deck), party-goers get to go down the waterslide during safety checks (this time is usually for adults only) – party-goers must have wristband on, and a special birthday announcement!
o Entrance to the Aqua Center for up to 15 people
Package 2 – $225
Deluxe Package (Available on Saturdays & Sundays ONLY) – $340
o Entrance to the Aqua Center for up to 25 people
o Entrance to the Aqua Center for up to 40 people
Click here to download a 2013 Day Party Form
Contact the Park Forest Aqua Center at (708)747-9490 after June 8th to schedule your day party.