Keep cool in Schaumburg Park District pools

Jul 20, 2016

With heat indexes expected to rise above 100 degrees this week, the Schaumburg Park District is the place to beat the heat.

District pools are a great place to keep cool. Pools include:

  • Atcher Island, 730 S. Springinsguth Road- features a large water slide, bowl slide, wading pool, spray ground and a concession stand.
    • Hours- Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon-8 p.m.
    • Daily admission- $5 for youth residents and $7 for youth non-residents; $7 for adult residents and $9 for adult non-residents.

  • Bock Pool, 1223 W. Sharon Lane - features a large wading pool, diving area, lap pool and climbing wall.
    • Hours- Monday through Friday, 1-5 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 12:30-8 p.m.
    • Daily admission- $4 for youth residents and $5 for youth non-residents; $5 for adult residents and $6 for adult non-residents.

  • Meineke Pool, 220. E Weathersfield Way - features water and drop slides, a 50-meter Olympic pool, separate diving well and water playground.
    • Hours- Monday through Friday, 1-8:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 12:30-8 p.m.
    • Daily admission- $4 for youth residents and $5 for youth non-residents; $5 for adult residents and $6 for adult non-residents.

  • The Water Works, 505 N. Springinsguth Road - features water playground, three water slides, diving well, lap pool and whirlpool.
    • Hours- Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m..; Saturday and Sunday, noon-5 p.m..
    • Daily admission- $5 for youth residents and $7 for youth non-residents; $7 for adult residents and $9 for adult non-residents.

Although it’s too hot to exercise outdoors, District fitness facilities offer an air-conditioned alternative. Fitness facilities include:

  • Community Recreation Center, 505 N. Springinsguth Road
    • Hours- Monday through Friday, 5:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 6 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
    • Daily admission- $5 for youth residents and $7 for youth non-residents; $7 for adult residents and $9 for adult non-residents.
  • Meineke Recreation Center, 220 E. Weathersfield Way
    • Hours- Monday through Friday, 5:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 6 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
    • Daily admission- $5 for youth residents and $7 for youth non-residents; $7 for adult residents and $9 for adult non-residents.
  • Schaumburg Tennis Plus, 1416 N. Payne Road
    • Hours- Monday through Friday, 6 a.m.-10:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
    • Daily admission- $5 for youth residents and $7 for youth non-residents; $7 for adult residents and $9 for adult non-residents.

The following Schaumburg Park District facilities are air-conditioned and open to the public during normal business hours:

  • Bock Neighborhood Center, 1223 W. Sharon Lane
  • The Sport Center, 1141 W. Irving Park Road
  • Spring Valley Nature Center, 1111 E. Schaumburg Road

For more information, call (847) 985-2115 or visit www.parkfun.com.

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