The Park District is looking forward to an amazing summer at the pools with expanded hours and new amenities! Resident Pool Passes are discounted to $47 thru Friday, May 24, so be sure to pick up your pass early and guarantee your family a season of fun at the pools!
Both Smalley Pool and East End Pool will have expanded hours. Smalley Pool will now open at 10 a.m. daily to allow families with young kids to get to the pools early, before lunch and nap times. East End Pool, on the other hand, will give night owls a place to swim, with the popular Late Night Swim being expanded to two times a month, keeping the pool open until 10:30 p.m. for those who have a hard time making it to the pool during the day. View the full schedule.
Each location will see new amenities this year as well. Smalley Pool’s water bikes were replaced with new animal-themed features and East End Pool received a new seal-themed water slide in the Tot Pool. The Hub’s turtle water feature was also replaced this year with a new frog-themed feature.
The pool staff training program was expanded, with an added focus on helping staff identify areas for housekeeping, which will help the pools maintain a clean, family-friendly atmosphere.
Other changes to look forward to include more frequent Pool Membership giveaways, weekly food specials at The Hub and new concession offerings!
“We are very excited about some of the operational and facility changes we are making based on feedback from our patrons and pool members. We are hoping to make East End, Smalley and The Hub a regular part of every resident’s summer,” says Sarah Lagesse, Division Manager of Aquatics and The Hub.