Aquatics

Winter Aquatics Information

The Park District offers several winter swim opportunities thanks to partnerships with York High School and Oak Brook Park District.  Take a look:

Snorkeling for Kids

Children ages 5-12 are introduced to snorkeling through an orientation to equipment, techniques, and unique games.  This aquatic experience includes swimming through artificial marine environments.  All children should know how to swim and be comfortable in the water.  All equipment is provided.  This class is taught by certified instructors from UnderSeas Scuba.  Located at Oak Brook Park District Family Aquatics Center.  Fee is $69 for residents, and $85 for non-residents.  Saturdays, February 18 and March 7, 2-4 p.m. 

Elmhurst Water Polo Club - 5th-8th Grades

Introductory and advanced water polo instruction is provided for ages 10-14.  Lesson plans include conditioning, mobility drills with and without the ball, passing, shooting, basic rules of the game, individual skill development and the concept of team play and sportsmanship with scrimmages.  Advancing athletes will progress to more advanced individual and team techniques taught by our experienced coaching staff in preparation for competitive league play offered at various times throughout the year.  Athletes will be asked to join American Water Polo as part of being in the club.  Athletes must be able to safely swim 25 yards in a 7-12-foot-deep pool.  No class January 27 and February 12.  Located at York High School Swimming Pool.  Fee is $180 for residents and $220 for non-residents.  Tuesdays & Thursdays, January 6-February 17, 8-9:15 p.m.

Elmhurst Water Polo Club - High School Girls & Boys

Introductory and advanced water polo instruction is provided with a focus on team play and skill development for ages 14-18.  Tournaments will be offered throughout the season.  Participants will be asked to join American Water Polo as part of being in the club.  All participants must be able to swim a minimum of 50 yards in a 7-12-foot-deep pool.  No class January 27 and February 12.  Located at York High School Swimming Pool.  Fee is $190 for residents and $230 for non-residents.  Tuesdays & Thursdays, January 6-February 17, 8-9:15 p.m.

Summer Aquatics Information

Dive in to summer at East End Pool and Norman P. Smalley Pool at York Commons.  Whether you're new to swimming, want to purchase a season pool pass, or host a pool party, the Elmhurst Park District has everything you need for a fun, safe summer in the water.

Check back in Spring 2015 for information regarding Private & Semi-Private Swim Lessons, Pool Passes & Fees, and Pool Rentals & Birthday Parties.

Program News

Underwater Egg Hunt

March 29, 2015 - 3:30pm

Forget the lawn, we're hunting for eggs underwater!  Join us at the Courts Plus Swimming Pool for an egg hunt you'll never forget.  Some eggs will float, and some will sink, depending on the prize inside.  Please bring a waterproof basket or egg holder to store your eggs and a towel.  Family Swim will continue until 5:30 p.m.