The indoor pool at RecPlex offers an 8-lane, 25-yard lap pool for the serious swimmer; a tot pool for little guppies looking to splash around, and plenty of open water for good, clean family fun!

The pool has a handicap lift, a basketball hoop, ladder and step entrance and a comfortable observation deck with tables and chairs.

Pool Hours

Open Swim

  • Friday
    6:30 – 9 pm
  • Saturday
    2 – 7:45 pm
  • Parent and Tot Swim, Mon & Wed
    11:45 – 1 pm
  • Parent and Tot Swim, Fri
    9 am – 1 pm

No open swim the following Sundays and limited open swim the following Saturday due to swim meets:

  • 2018-2019 Home Swim Meet Dates
  • Saturday
  • Sundays
    11/11/18, 1/6/19, 1/20/19, 2/10/19, 2/24/19

Silver Swim for Seniors

  • Monday – Friday
    1:30 – 3:15 pm
  • Lap Swim

Adults 17 yrs and up

  • Lap Lane Hours
  • Monday – Friday
    5:30am – 10pm
  • Monday – Friday
    Early Bird 5:30 – 8 am
  • Monday – Friday
    Lunch Lap 11:45 am – 1:15 pm
  • Saturday
    7am – 7:45pm
  • Sunday
    7am – 4:45pm

You Swim, We Babysit (9 mos - 7 yrs)

While you’re swimming at RecPlex, be confident in knowing that your child will be happy and busy in our bustling babysitting area. But don’t forget to make your appointment 24 hours in advance by calling 847-640-1000. Babysitting hours.

Top Lifeguards Receive Top Training

We’re proud of our pros!

In addition to our general Red Cross Lifeguard Certification requirement, members of our Big Surf, Meadows and RecPlex Pools Staff receive even more rigorous water training and testing conducted by Metro Risk Management Agency. MRMA conducts an intensive program at our sites with follow-up surprise audits to check on staff performances throughout the season. And they’ve given our staff a thumbs-up all the way!

All of our Lifeguards and Pool Managers are American Red Cross Lifeguard certified and carry additional certifications in First aid, CPR-AED and Waterpark Lifeguarding. To ensure our Aquatic Department is meeting and exceeding industry standards for Facility operations and lifeguarding performance The Park District participates the American Red Cross Examiner Program. The Red Cross conducts intensive preseason inspections of our facilities and Lifeguard operations. Through the Summer surprise onsite visits are made to check staff performance and skills. Our Facilities, lifeguard and Management staff always have winning scores!

Hours Info

Pool hours and schedule subject to change due to holiday hours and special events. Courts, Pool & Track and Premier Plus membership passes accepted. Fitness members may purchase a daily upgrade for RecPlex Pool.

Safety Features:

For Open & Family Swim: Children under 10 yrs must be accompanied by an adult (17 yrs or older). Non-swimmers under 10 yrs must have an adult in the water with them at all times.