Skip Content
 

Aquatic Center

JOHN & CARLA EDWARDS AQUATIC CENTER

Adjacent to the Geneseo Community Center, this outdoor complex includes a poolhouse, splash pad, 6 lane lap pool, drop slide, 2 diving boards, climbing wall, activity pool with zero depth entry, play feature, lily pad walk and current channel. A limited concession menu will be available during open swim hours. Plus there is a temperature controlled poolside room which is available to rent year round.

 

AQUATIC CENTER HOURS

May 28 - August 14, 2022 Weather & Staff Permitting

The Aquatic Center must maintain at least 25 patrons in attendance for a one hour period to remain open. Attendance will be reviewed on the hour.
All closings will be posted on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Closings & Cancellations page on the Park District's website.

DAILY ADMISSION AT THE AQUATIC CENTER

$8.00 / person for Adult/Youth/Senior (under 2 FREE)
Park District or Aquatic Center Memberships required or Aquatic Center Daily Admission applies, unless otherwise indicated.
>>Learn how you can become a member today!

MONDAY

PARK DISTRICT & AQUATIC CENTER
MEMBERS ONLY
ADULT LAP SWIM & WATER WALKING6
5:30 - 6:30 am
Not held 7/4

SPLASH PAD ONLY4
8:30 - 11:30 am
FREE ADMISSION
Not held 7/4
Splash Pad is also included in Open Swim

ADULT WATER WALKING5
9:00 - 11:00 am
Not held 7/4

OPEN SWIM1
includes Splash Pad
Noon - 5:00 pm

NIGHT SWIM2
7:15 - 9:15 pm

TUESDAY

 

SPLASH PAD ONLY4
8:30 - 11:30 am
FREE ADMISSION
Splash Pad is also included in Open Swim

ADULT WATER WALKING5
9:00 - 10:00 am
FREE ADMISSION

OPEN SWIM1
includes Splash Pad
Noon - 7:00 pm

 

WEDNESDAY

PARK DISTRICT & AQUATIC CENTER
MEMBERS ONLY
ADULT LAP SWIM & WATER WALKING6
5:30 - 6:30 am

SPLASH PAD ONLY4
8:30 - 11:30 am
FREE ADMISSION
Splash Pad is also included in Open Swim

ADULT WATER WALKING5
9:00 - 11:00 am

OPEN SWIM1
includes Splash Pad
Noon - 5:00 pm

NIGHT SWIM2
7:15 - 9:15 pm

THURSDAY

 

SPLASH PAD ONLY4
8:30 - 11:30 am
FREE ADMISSION
Splash Pad is also included in Open Swim

ADULT WATER WALKING5
9:00 - 10:00 am
FREE ADMISSION

OPEN SWIM1
includes Splash Pad
Noon - 7:00 pm

 

FRIDAY

 

SPLASH PAD ONLY4
8:30 - 11:30 am
FREE ADMISSION
Not held 6/24 & 7/29
Splash Pad is also included in Open Swim

ADULT WATER WALKING5
9:00 - 11:00 am
Not held 6/24 & 7/29

OPEN SWIM1
includes Splash Pad
Noon - 7:00 pm
Time change on 7/29 due to
Kiwanis Fun Day [Noon-5pm]

 

SATURDAY

 

SPLASH PAD ONLY4
8:30 - 10:30 am
FREE ADMISSION
Splash Pad is also included in Open Swim

ADULT WATER WALKING5
9:00 - 10:30 am

OPEN SWIM1
includes Splash Pad
Noon - 5:00 pm

SATURDAY SWIM3
FREE for Members & Park District Residents
10:45 - 11:45 am

SUNDAY

 

SPLASH PAD ONLY4
8:30 - 11:30 am
FREE ADMISSION
Splash Pad is also included in Open Swim

 

OPEN SWIM1
includes Splash Pad
Noon - 5:00 pm

 

1OPEN SWIM
includes Splash Pad
FREE for Park District & Aquatic Center Members
Daily Admission for Non-Members

2NIGHT SWIM
FREE for Park District & Aquatic Center Members
Daily Admission for Non-Members

3SATURDAY SWIM
FREE for Park District, Aquatic Center Members & Park District Residents*
Daily Admission for Non-Park District Residents
*A Driver’s License is required at time of admittance for proof of residency

4SPLASH PAD
FREE for Everyone
Splash Pad is also included in Open Swim

5ADULT CURRENT CHANNEL WATER WALKING
FREE for Park District & Aquatic Center Members
Daily Admission for Non-Members
FREE Admission Tuesdays & Thursdays
Participants must be 18 yrs or older & remain in their designated area.

6MEMBERS ONLY ADULT LAP SWIM & WATER WALKING
Park District & Aquatic Center Members only.
Participants must be 18 yrs or older & remain in their designated area.
All lap swim times are subject to change based on attendance and weather.

NON-PROFIT GROUP RATE (20+)
$7.00 / person


AQUATIC CENTER RULES & REGULATIONS

 

Splash Pad

Splash Pad

 

SPLASH PAD EXTENDED SEASON (weather & daylight permitting)

Begins August 15, 2022

OPEN DAILY
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Splash Pad CLOSED at 5:00pm on August 21, 2022 and 4:00pm on August 27, 2022

Admission is FREE

No attendant on duty


AQUATIC CENTER RULES & REGULATIONS

 

Current Channel

Lap Swimming/Water Walking

The Aquatic Center has a 6 lane lap pool and current channel. Use both or one of these during the Aquatic Center season for a great cross training experience.


MEMBERS ONLY
ADULT LAP SWIM & WATER WALKING HOURS (weather permitting)

MAY 28 - AUGUST 14, 2022

MONDAY & WEDNESDAY 
5:30 - 6:30 am
Park District & Aquatic Center Members Only

Participants must be 18 yrs or older & remain in their designated area.
All lap swim times are subject to change based on attendance and weather.

Click here for Indoor Pool Lap Swim Schedule

ATTENTION
The Indoor Pool will be shutdown June 27 - July 10, 2022 for Annual Maintenance.
Member only Adult Lap Swimming and Water Walking at the Aquatic Center is available during the Indoor Pool Shutdown

June 27 - July 10, 2022
Monday - Friday
5:15 - 7:00 am
Not held 7/4
Participants must be 18 years or older and have either a Community Center, Aquatic Center or Park District Membership

 

ADULT CURRENT CHANNEL WATER WALKING HOURS (weather permitting)

MAY 28 - AUGUST 14, 2022

MONDAY - FRIDAY
9:00 - 11:00 am
Not held 5/30, 6/24, 7/4 & 7/29

TUESDAY & THURSDAYS
10:00 - 11:00 am
FREE ADMISSION

SATURDAY
9:00 - 10:30 am

SUNDAY
No Water Walking held

FREE Park District & Aquatic Center Members
Daily Admission for Non-Members

Participants must be 18 yrs or older & remain in their designated area

 

 

 

 

Rules & Regulations

FAILURE TO ABIDE BY THESE RULES COULD RESULTS IN LOSS OF POOL PRIVILEGES. ADDITIONAL RULES MAY BE ADDED BY MANAGEMENT AS NECESSARY.

 

AQUATIC CENTER

  • Children under 10 years of age will not be allowed into The Geneseo Park District’s Aquatic Center without supervision due to their inability to fully appreciate the dangers of water and other hazards.
  • Children under 10 years of age must be with a guardian 14 years or older.
  • Parents /guardians are responsible for supervising children. Lifeguards are responsible for rule enforcement & responding to emergencies.
  • Children in diapers must wear swim diapers or plastic pants.
  • Horseplay such as running, splashing, shoving or dunking is prohibited.
  • Food & beverages are allowed in concession area only.
  • Spitting, drinking or spouting water in pool or on the deck is not allowed.
  • Spectators must remain outside the pool area.
  • Glass containers are prohibited.
  • No tobacco is allowed in the Aquatic Center. Alcohol by permit only.
  • No one should swim alone.
  • Diving in water less than 9 feet deep is not permitted except when allowed for competitive swimming and training.
  • No diving from the deck.
  • Swimming is prohibited at the Aquatic Center and Splash Pad when thunder is heard, or lightning is seen.
  • All persons are encouraged to take a shower before swimming.
  • Only clean footwear, baby strollers or wheelchairs are allowed in the Aquatic Center and Splash Pad.
  • All apparel worn in the Aquatic Center and Splash Pad shall be clean.
  • Balls, flippers, floats and other toys are ONLY allowed during family swims or pool rentals.
  • Admission to the Aquatic Center and Splash Pad shall be refused to all persons having any contagious disease, infectious conditions or under the influence of alcohol.
  • Only U.S. Coast Guard approved floatation devices are allowed. The Park District has life jackets available upon request.
  • The Geneseo Park District is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

 

SPLASH PAD

NO LIFEGUARD ON DUTY

  • Parents /guardians are responsible for supervising children. One adult (age 16 or older) per three school aged children must be present to supervise.
  • No street shoes are allowed on the Splash Pad play surfaces. Only bare feet or aqua socks are allowed.
  • Children in diapers must wear swim diapers or plastic pants.
  • Horseplay such as running, shoving or rough play is prohibited.
  • Spitting, drinking or spouting water is not allowed.
  • Glass containers are prohibited.
  • No baby strollers or carriers are allowed near the play features.
  • No soap, shampoos, conditioners, lotions, or body washes are allowed near the play features.
  • Splash Pad use is prohibited when thunder is heard, or lightning is seen.
  • Food & beverages are allowed in concession area only.
  • No alcohol or tobacco is allowed in the Splash Pad.
  • Climbing on the equipment and fences is not allowed.
  • All apparel worn in the Splash Pad shall be clean.
  • Admission to the Splash Pad shall be refused to all persons having any contagious disease, infectious conditions or under the influence of alcohol.

 

DROP SLIDE

  • All riders must be at least 48” tall.
  • Maximum rider weight is 300 pounds.
  • Non-swimmers are not permitted.
  • Do not proceed down the slide until instructed to do so by the slide attendant.
  • No chain riding permitted.
  • All persons must enter and exit slide feet first. Standing, stopping, or sliding down head first is strictly prohibited.
  • No diving from the slide.
  • Hands must be kept inside the slide.
  • No flotation devices or other equipment, toys , etc. of any kind on the slide.
  • No goggles, sunglasses or glasses are permitted on slide.
  • No metal objects, locker keys, jewelry, metal snaps, watches, etc. permitted on the drop slide.
  • Skipping in line and rowdy play are prohibited.
  • No climbing on the slide or platform equipment.
  • Rider assumes full responsibility for any injury sustained.
  • Pregnant women are not permitted on the water slide for their personal safety.
  • Parents/guardians of children under the age of 18 are strongly encouraged to observe the activity prior to deciding whether to allow their child to participate. Adults are also strongly encouraged to observe the activity prior to deciding whether to participate.

 

DIVING BOARD

LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP

HIGH DIVERS MUST SWIM ACROSS (EAST SIDE) TO EXIT THE POOL

LOW DIVERS MUST SWIM TO THE SOUTH SIDE TO EXIT THE POOL

  • Head and neck injuries can result from improper diving.
  • Use caution when diving.
  • Check water depth and only dive in deep water areas. Ask if you have any questions.
  • Only one person on the diving board.
  • Do not double bounce on diving board.
  • Do not move fulcrum.
  • Make sure diving area is clear of swimmers before diving.
  • Wait for previous diver to reach the ladder before diving.
  • Dive straight off the board.
  • Do not swim under diving board.
  • No climbing on the diving board or platform equipment.
  • Report any safety hazards to agency staff.
  • No goggles/toys.
  • No flotation devices.

 

CLIMBING WALL

  • Lifeguard must be on duty.
  • Experienced swimmers only.
  • Only one climber is allowed on the climbing wall at a time.
  • Only one swimmer at a time in the Drop Zone.
  • Climb must begin from the water.
  • Flotation devices or goggles are not permitted.
  • No goggles/toys.
  • No diving and no backflips. Feet first entries only.
  • No climbing on the sides or back of the structure. Climb only on the hand holds.

 

LILY PAD WALK

  • Obey all lifeguard instructions.
  • Must be able to reach the overhead rope while standing on the first Lily Pad.
  • Only two people at a time are allowed on this attraction.
  • Rough play or “chicken fights” are NOT allowed.
  • After falling or letting go of the ropes, guests must immediately swim to the side and exit the pool.
  • Hold the ropes at all times – Do NOT try to run across or jump from Lily Pad to Lily Pad.
  • Do NOT try to hang on the ropes – guests must use the Lily Pads at all times.
  • Do NOT try to crawl across the Lily Pads – users must be standing.
  • Parents are not allowed to wait in the water or help their child along the lily pads.
  • No goggles/toys.
  • No flotation devices.

 

LIFEJACKET USE

Use lifejackets at your own risk
A LIFEJACKET WILL NOT KEEP A PATRON FROM DROWNING AND DOES NOT SUBSTITUTE FOR APPROPRIATE SWIMMING SKILLS AND/OR ADULT SUPERVISION OF CHILDREN.
Adult patrons and parents/guardians of minor patrons are solely responsible for determining that the lifejacket is the proper size and fit, and that they are properly adjusted and worn.

  • All children using a lifejacket must be supervised by an adult in the pool within arm’s reach at all times. A lifejacket is not a babysitter.
  • Lifeguards and other aquatic staff are not responsible for assessing patron swimming skills or ensuring that patrons properly wear lifejackets.
  • The Geneseo Park District will make a reasonable attempt to provide lifejackets upon request for children 6 months to adult.
  • Lifejacket straps must be secured, and the lifejacket must fit snugly. To check for a good fit, gently attempt to pick up the wearer by the shoulders of the lifejacket. If the lifejacket fits correctly, the wearer’s chin and ears will not slip through. Whenever a lifejacket is removed during your visit, it should be refit before used again, even by the same person.
  • Individuals wearing lifejackets are not permitted on the slides, diving boards, climbing wall, lily pads or in current channel.
  • Do not alter the lifejackets.
  • Do not put heavy objects, sit, stand, or kneel on the lifejackets.
  • Return lifejackets to the Manager’s Office when finished using and the Geneseo Park District staff will hang them up in the appropriate area.
  • Personal lifejackets or other floatation devices are allowed when approved by Geneseo Park District staff. These life jackets must be U.S. Coast Guard approved, Type II or Type III.

Rental Information

Facility Rentals, Equipment Rentals & Birthday Parties Brochure


The Geneseo Park District's John & Carla Edwards Aquatic Center offers a wide variety of spaces to fit your rental needs.

Miscellaneous Fees & Charges may apply
>>Learn More

Rental Space Regular After Hours
AQUATIC CENTER after regular facility hours N/A $220/hour
POOLSIDE ROOM  at the Aquatic Center $35/hour $55/hour
SPLASH PAD after regular facility hours N/A $40/hour
CONCESSIONS includes concessionaire
Small drink & small popcorn combos may be purchased for an additional $4/combo
$60 flat rate
FLICK & FLOAT PACKAGEActivity Pool Rental & Staff included N/A $1,100/hour
Call (309) 944-5695 to reserve your space today.

Enhance your next rental with a variety of equipment from the Park District!

>>Learn More

Upcoming Events

August 18

FREE SEMINAR & LUNCHEON - Protein

Join the Park District for a free seminar from Hammond-Henry Hospital followed by a free light luncheon provided by the Geneseo Park District Foundation.
A healthy breakfast is important for everyone. What key role does protein play and what foods can be easily added to your breakfast.

August 29

FALL INTO SWIMMING

Join our certified coaches for three 30-minute swim sessions that will give your swimmer a chance to jump back in the pool and refresh their swimming skills for the upcoming fall swim season.
4:00 - 4:30 pm | Ages 6 - 10
4:30 - 5:00 pm | Ages 11 - 18

October 08

BABYSITTER'S TRAINING

The Child and Babysitting Safety (CABS) training program is designed to focus on supervising, caring for, and keeping children and infants safe in babysitting settings.

All Upcoming Events