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The Park District operates three separate aquatic facilities located in parks, near educational facilities, and nestled within a community neighborhood. We host one indoor pool facility and two seasonal outdoor pools. Check out each facility below.
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The Eisenhower Aquatic Center offers two indoor heated pools, available year-round for fun and fitness. Children 10 years of age and under must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible adult aged 16 or older. Children under 6 under 6 must have an adult 16 years of age or older within arm’s reach at all times. All children not toilet-trained shall wear tight fitted rubber or plastic pants. Only U.S. Coast Guard approved life jackets will be allowed. No other flotation devices will be permitted. All children wearing flotation devices must remain within arm’s reach of a swimming adult. Patrons may be asked to participate and pass a swim test in order to proceed into deep water.
Swim laps for fun and fitness all year long! Get a great workout at a park pool with one of our flexible Lap Swim passes! People of all ages, from all backgrounds, and with various levels of experience can benefit from swimming. Swimming is one of the few sports you can do from a young age and all the way up into your 90s.
Swimming is perfect for your mental health and physical health. It’s not too late to gain from the hidden benefits of swimming.
Lap Swim Ages:
This diving program is designed for beginners and meets once a week for 35 minutes. Participants must pass a swimming skills test prior to participating in this program. Level placement is determined by Coach Elisha. To register for lessons, please contact Coach Elisha (firstname.lastname@example.org).Location: Eisenhower Indoor PoolMIN/MAX: 2/8
This diving program builds on the techniques learned in our beginner program and meets for one hour each week. Participants must pass a swimming skills test prior to participating in this program. Level placement is determined by Coach Elisha. To register for lessons, please contact Coach Elisha (email@example.com). Location: Eisenhower Indoor PoolMIN/MAX: 1/5
DIVING: PRE-COMPETITIVE This program is designed for divers who are seeking to enter the world of competitive diving.
ATTENTION: PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM WITHOUT PRIOR AUTHORIZATION FROM OUR DIVING COACH, ELISHA HERR. *Anyone who is not authorized by our diving coach will be automatically denied from this day/date/time without notice.Location: Eisenhower Indoor PoolMIN/MAX: 3/14
Park District Swim Lessons programs, participants begin learning fundamental swimming skills, and how to swim by themselves. On the first day of class, participants are placed in the most appropriate of six levels. Classes are progressive. Each level has a specific set of skills to achieve before moving on to the next. All classes are taught by trained staff with a multitude of student to teacher ratios, depending on which class you choose.
All classes are taught by trained staff with a student to teacher ratio of 5:1 Choose which session and class time that works best for your schedule! Children will receive a swim test on the first day of lessons. Children will be grouped with others of similar swim abilities. If a day gets rained out, the lesson will be rescheduled for Friday.Location: Nelson Center PoolMIN/MAX: 5/15
In this program, participants begin learning fundamental swimming skills, and ultimately, how to swim by themselves. On the first day of class, participants are placed in the most appropriate of six levels. Classes are progressive, and each level has a specific set of skills to achieve before moving on to the next. All classes are taught by trained staff with a student to teacher ratio of 5:1Location: Eisenhower Indoor PoolMIN/MAX: 5/20
Aqua Aerobics is held at Eisenhower Indoor Pool. These classes are designed to improve cardiovascular conditioning, stretching and muscle toning.
Aqua or water aerobics is a form of aerobic exercise that requires water-immersed participants. These classes are in a group fitness class setting with a trained professional teaching for about an hour. The classes focus on aerobic endurance, resistance training, and creating an enjoyable atmosphere.
Participants can pay for the full month or purchase day passes. For more information, please call Eisenhower Pool at 217-525-8847.
Like many of our facilities, Eisenhower Pool and in the summertime, our Outdoor Pools have user groups that rent space to provide private Swim Team activities. There are currently two different private swim teams that use our aquatic facilities. Community Members are encouraged to reach out to both teams to learn more about their programs and to see which group might be the best fit for them and/or their child.
Here are the two Swim Teams that use the Park District Aquatic Centers:
Youth Swim Team
AQUATICS EISENHOWER POOL2351 E Cornell Ave, Spfld IL 62703