Freeport Park District

Read Park Family Aquatic Center

867 W. American Street

Make a Splash! Cool off this summer at the Read Park Family Aquatic Center which features a 40-ft. water slide, water play features, zero-depth entry and more.

2024 Season Pass Rates

Resident Non-Resident
Youth, 1-17 yrs. $85 $100
Adult, 18+ yrs. $100 $125
Seniors, 62+ yrs. $95 $120
Family of 2 $150 $190
Family of 3 $200 $255
Family of 4 $245 $320

Each Additional Family Member after 4 is $65

2024 Daily Admission Rates

Resident Non-Resident
Youth, 1-17 yrs. $6.00 $7.00
Adult, 18+ yrs. $7.00 $8.00

Aquatics Programs

The Read Park Family Aquatic Center boasts a number of fun and instructional programs.  A comprehensive learn-to-swim program is offered along with parent/tot classes and specialty programs to meet the needs of various swimming abilities.  To see the full menu of aquatics activities or to register, click here.

2024 Pool Hours:

Actual hours of operation are subject to weather conditions. Call 815-801-PARK to get real time updates about pool closures and swim lesson cancellations.

June 1 – August 11

Open Daily

11:00 am – 1:00 pm Adult Lap Swim & Parent/Tot Swim
1:00 – 5:00 pm Open Swim

Parent/Tot Swim is for children under 10 years of age accompanied with parent. Children under 10 years of age must be accompanied with parent/guardian during Open Swim.  The waterslide and diving board are closed from 11am to 1pm during Parent/Tot and Adult Lap Swim.

Group Rates

Groups of 20 or more receive a $1 per person discount off daily admission rates between 1:00 and 5:00 pm. To receive this discount, groups must present themselves at pool at one time. Group rates will not be honored if group members present themselves at different times. Groups of 20 or more must register ahead of time by calling 815-235-6114.

Pool Rental

The Family Aquatic Center is the perfect location for birthday parties, church gatherings, company outings, or other festive occasions.  It can can be reserved for a private party on select Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings from 5:30- 7:30 pm. Book reservations at the Administration Center in Read Park or call us at 815-235-6114.

Other services available for Aquatic Center rentals include food and beverage services as well as themed parties, including decorations and games. Our staff will work with you to make your event truly special.

2024 Pool Rental Fees

Groups of 250 or less = $400
Groups of 251-500 = $800

Please note that the Aquatic Center staff will take a count of the number of pool party guests. A full refund will be given if there is inclement weather the day of the event or notice is given 48 hours prior to the event.