Facility Rules

The Illinois Department of Public Health requires that all swimmers be wearing proper swimming attire. Swimsuits are required at all times. Cutoffs, gym shorts, sport wear, and undergarments are not allowed. Those not wearing proper attire, will not be allowed to be in the pool.
  • For your protection, all flotation devices must be U.S. Coast Guard approved and labeled as such. All children wearing flotation devices must remain within arm’s reach of a swimming adult. A LIFEJACKET WILL NOT KEEP A PATRON FROM DROWNING AND DOES NOT SUBSTITUTE FOR APPROPRIATE SWIMMING SKILLS AND/OR ADULT SUPERVISION OF CHILDREN.
  • Members or any users shall abide by all State, County, Village, and Park District; rules and regulations and shall conduct themselves in a safe, considerate, and reasonable manner so as not to cause disturbance or to damage equipment and property. Members or any users will display respect, consideration and courtesy to all members, users, staff, and Park Place property. The Park District reserves the right to discontinue an individual’s use or membership because of disruptive or unsafe behavior.
  • This is a public facility and the safety of your children is important. Be sure they are aware of the risks involved in aquatic activities. Children ages 10 or younger must be accompanied by a paying adult/guardian age 18 or older at all times. Children under 5 years of age must have an adult 18 years of age or older within arm’s reach at all times.
  • Admission to the pool shall be refused to all persons having any contagious disease; any infectious conditions such as colds, fever, ringworm, foot infections, skin lesions, carbuncles, boils, diarrhea, vomiting, inflamed eyes, ear discharges; or any other condition that has the appearance of being infectious. Persons with excessive sunburn, abrasions that have not healed, corn plasters, bunion pads, adhesive tape, rubber bandages or other bandages of any kind also shall be refused admittance.
  • The pool water is not suitable for drinking. Avoid swallowing pool water.
  • Littering is prohibited. In addition, no food, drink, gum or tobacco is allowed in other than specially designated and controlled sections of the pool area. Glass containers are prohibited.
  • All persons are encouraged to take a shower before entering the pool area.
  • Personal conduct within the pool facility must be such that the safety of self and others is not jeopardized. No running or boisterous or rough play, except supervised water sports, is permitted.
  • Only clean footwear, baby strollers or wheelchairs are allowed in the pool area or bathhouse.
  • Spitting, spouting of water, blowing the nose or otherwise introducing contaminants into the pool is not permitted.
  • Glass, soap or other material that might create hazardous conditions or interfere with efficient operation of the swimming pool shall not be permitted in the swimming pool or on the pool deck.
  • All swimming suit apparel worn in the pool shall be clean.
  • All children who are not toilet trained shall wear tight fitting plastic pants and/or a swim diaper.
  • Lifeguards are responsible for enforcing safety rules and responding to emergencies. Parents or guardians should supervise their children.
  • Walk with caution, surfaces may be slippery when wet. Running is not allowed on pool decks and shallow water.
  • A person under the influence of alcohol or exhibiting erratic behavior shall not be permitted in the pool area.
  • All persons must check in at the Front Desk and have a wristband for entry to the Aquatic Center.

Slide Rules

This water slide is an adventure activity and may expose the rider to possible physical injury in deciding to participate. The rider assumes full responsibility for any injury sustained.
  • Parents/guardians of children under the age of 18 are strongly encouraged to observe the activity before deciding to allow their child to participant or before participating themselves.
  • Children under 48” are not permitted on the slide unless they can swim 25 yards using efficient and reliable stroke approved by Park Place Aquatic Staff.
  • Only one rider is allowed to enter the flume at a time.
  • All persons must enter and exit slide feet first only. Standing, stopping or sliding down headfirst is strictly prohibited and is cause for removal of the patron from the facility.
  • Older patrons, those suffering from heart disease, high blood pressure, or persons using prescription medication should consult their physician before using the water slide.
  • Pregnant women are not permitted on the water slide for their personal safety.
  • Metal objects, jewelry, metal snaps, glasses, etc. are not permitted on the water slide.
  • No Diving from end of flume or into plunge pool from deck.
  • Hands must be kept inside flume.
  • Chain riding will not be allowed.
  • Skipping in line and rowdy play will not be permitted.
  • Running on stairs prohibited.
  • Do not block the end of the slide. Leave the splash area quickly and in an orderly fashion.
  • Violation of any of these rules will result in immediate discharge from the facility.

Pool Rules

  • Diving is not permitted except when allowed for competitive swimming and training. Caution shall be exercised when diving.
  • Walk with caution, surfaces may be slippery when went. Running is not allowed on pool decks and shallow water.
  • Inflatable objects are not allowed at any time. All water guns, water absorbent balls, and other water toys are subject to approval by the pool manager.
  • Wearing masks and snorkels is prohibited.
  • Foul language, foul gestures, spitting, or physical contact is prohibited.
  • Stairs and ladders must remain open for those entering or leaving the pool.
  • No stopping or going against the water current in the horseshoe channel.
  • Areas of the pool may be closed during swim lessons, aqua aerobics, and special events.

Spa Rules

  • Elderly persons, pregnant women, persons using prescription medications, and persons suffering from heart disease, diabetes or high blood pressure should consult a physician before using the spa.
  • The spa is available to patron’s 18 years of age and older.
  • Persons under the influence of alcohol or drugs shall not use the spa.
  • Persons should not use the spa without lifeguard supervision.
  • Persons should not spend more than 15 minutes in the spa at any one session.
  • Jewelry should not be worn in the spa.
  • Swimming suit apparel must be worn at all times.
  • Maximum spa capacity is 7 persons/bathers which shall not be exceeded.
  • All persons are strongly encouraged to take a shower before entering

Sauna Rules

  • Elderly persons, pregnant women, persons using prescription medications, and persons suffering from heart disease, diabetes or high blood pressure should consult a physician before using the spa.
  • Saunas are available to patron’s age 18 years and older.
  • Persons under the influence of alcohol or drugs shall not use the sauna.
  • Persons should not use the sauna without lifeguard supervision.
  • Persons should not spend more than 15 minutes in the sauna at any one session.
  • Jewelry should not be worn in the sauna.
  • No water should be poured or sprayed on the sauna heating coils.
  • Please do not leave reading materials in sauna.
  • Perfumes and oils are prohibited in the saunas.

The Park District reserves the right to make additional and/or alterations to these rules when deemed necessary for the health and safety of all.

Questions about Pool & Facility Rules?

Call Aquatics Manager Kyle Saros

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