Cermak Family Aquatic Center

pool area at Cermak Family Aquatic Center

Located in Lyons, Cermak Family Aquatic Center offers zero-depth entry, a lazy river, small children’s slides, play features, a water playground, lounge areas, and a concession stand.

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Location & Hours

Cermak Family Aquatic Center

Things to Do & Amenities

  1. Service dogs are allowed at most public locations. View accessibility policies.

Hours

May 25 - 27: 11am - 7pmMay 28 - 31: 3pm - 7pmJun 1 - Sep 2: 11am - 7pmPools will stay open until 8pm if the temperature is above 76°F or there are more than 20 people in the pool at 7pm. Always call to confirm. Hours vary throughout the season depending on weather & demand.

Closures & Alerts


Single Day Admission

Single day admission must be purchased in person. Refunds are not available for any reason, including inclement weather.

Single Day Rates
AgePrice
3 years old & underFREE
4 to 12 years old$5
13 years & older$7

Season Passes

Season passes may be purchased online or in person. Refunds are not available for any reason, including inclement weather.

Season Pass Rates
PassPrice
Individual Pass$42
Family Pass (up to 4 members)$158
Family Pass (up to 5 members)$189
Family Pass (6 or more members)$220

Swim Lessons

Cermak Family Aquatic Center offers CELTS Swim School Programs. Group, Private, and Babies Classes meet once a week, and last for 6 consecutive weeks. Jump start clinics include six consecutive days of 30 minute swim lessons.


Pool Parties

Host your pool party at Cermak Family Aquatic Center! Semi-private parties are available during regular hours and private parties are available after hours.


Pool Rules

  • Obey the lifeguards and follow pool rules. They are there for your safety.
  • All persons are required to shower before entering the pool area.
  • Food and drink is only permitted in the concession seating area; no outside food or drink (except water) is allowed anywhere in the facility.
  • Clean and proper swimwear is required.
  • Parents or guardians should supervise their children at all times; children under age 8 should be kept within arm’s reach.
  • Please walk on the pool deck; no running.
  • Only clean footwear and wheelchairs are allowed in the pool area; strollers are not allowed.
  • Persons with open wounds, excessive sunburn, abrasions that have not healed, or bandages of any kind cannot be allowed in the water.
  • Only Coast Guard approved flotation devices/toys are allowed. This will be indicated on the device.
  • No smoking allowed in the pool area.
  • The Forest Preserves of Cook County cannot be responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • State law requires that when lightning and/or thunder occur the pool deck and all outside areas must be cleared for 30 minutes; the Forest Preserves cannot issue refunds in the event of inclement weather.
  • All children who are not toilet-trained must wear swim diapers and tight fitting rubber or plastic pants
  • Please do not change diapers on the pool deck. Changing tables are available in the locker rooms.