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Community Center

What will you find at the Geneseo Community Center?

The Geneseo Community Center has been in operation since January 16th of 1983. The Center offers something for everyone with an indoor pool, cardio/weight room, life fitness room, and gymnasium with basketball, pickleball & racquetball courts and an indoor elevated walking track.

Fitness on Demand is available during open times in the life fitness room and is included in your membership!

Looking for instructor led fitness classes? We have those too. Learn More.

The Community Center is located at 541 E. North St., Geneseo, IL.



(includes access to the gym, indoor track, indoor pool, cardio/weight room, racquetball courts, sauna and locker rooms)

Youth / Senior $6.00
Adult $7.00

Learn how you can become a Geneseo Community Center Member today!



September 4, 2018 - May 25, 2019

Members Only

Monday-Thursday 5:00am - 11:00pm
Friday 5:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday 6:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 11:00pm

Non-Member Hours

Monday-Thursday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 5:00pm



Community Center and Indoor Pool are closed

New Year’s Day (Closed)
Easter Sunday (Closed)
Memorial Day (Closed)*
Independence Day (Closed)*
Labor Day (Closed)*
Thanksgiving Day (Closed)
Christmas Eve (Close at Noon)
Christmas Day (Closed)
New Year’s Eve (Close at 5 pm)

*The Aquatic Center & Central Theater will remain open



Geneseo Park District gift certificates make the perfect gift any time of the year. Gift certificates are available for any value and may be used for all Park District facility rentals, and recreational programs. Gift certificates may be purchased year round at the Geneseo Community Center. Call (309) 944-5695 for more information.



You can purchase Central Theater movie tickets for your friends or family through the Geneseo Park District. Movie tickets may be purchased year round at the Geneseo Community Center or at Central Theater.




Added in January 1996 the temperature controlled indoor pool consists of 4 lanes extending 25 yards long. The center’s indoor pool is open year round and hosts a wide variety of aquatics programs, such as youth swim lessons, aqua fit and power splash just to name a few. More Information for a full list of aquatics programs.

Members can also take advantage of family open swim times or specific daily times dedicated to members only lap swim.


WINTER/SPRING 2019 LAP SWIM TIMES (January - May 2019)


Cardio Weight Room

The center’s cardio/weight room contains cardio equipment, machine & free weights. As a new member, you receive a fitness assessment to attain an overview of your current fitness level.

Members can take their workout to a whole new level with certified personal trainers. More Information





The Gym and Walking Track are open daily during normal Center Hours*.
For Gym Closings see the Activities Calendar under Closed Gym Times

*The Park District reserves the right to close the Gymnasium for any activity or program without notice.

The Center's Gymnasium features two full size basketball courts and two racquetball courts (located on the north end). These courts are mainly used for free play time like shooting hoops, playing volleyball, racquetball, pickleball or pick-up basketball games.

Surrounding The Center’s basketball courts is an Indoor Elevated Walking Track. The carpeted 6 foot wide track allows members to walk or run all year round while observing the gym and racquetball activities.


Babysitting Services

The Geneseo Park District Babysitting Service is available for children of our patrons. Parents or guardians must remain in the community center building while the child is in the babysitting room. Children must be at least 6 months of age and care items must be provided by the parent, such as diapers, bottles, etc. Items must be labeled with child’s name. Bottles and sippy cups of juice are permissible. Food items are not to be brought into the room, crackers are provided.

Babysitting Services Hours

Monday - Friday | 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday - Thursday | 5:00 - 7:30 pm


Babysitting Fees

Walk-In Members: $3.00 per child per visit. 3rd and 4th child are $1.50 per child per visit. Maximum of $9.00 per visit.

Walk-In Non-Members: $6.00 per child per visit. 3rd and 4th child are $3.00 per child per visit. Maximum of $18.00 per visit.

Members Only Punch Cards*
10 punch card | $25.00
25 punch card | $50.00
50 punch card | $75.00

*Punch cards can be purchased at the Geneseo Community Center. Child must be a member. Punch cards expire 1 year from date of purchase. Punch cards are not transferable. Any refund requests will be handled on a case by case basis.


Babysitting Rules & Regulations

  • Each child in the babysitting room must have an informational sheet on file.
  • Each child must check in at either the front desk or pool desk for pass validation.
  • Punch card holders may proceed to the babysitting room. Patrons paying the walk-in fee must do so at either desk.
  • Parents/Guardians must sign in and sign out each child. Under no circumstances will a child be allowed to leave the room without a parent/guardian sign them in or out.
  • Parents/Guardians must remain in the Community Center while their child is in the babysitting room. During the Summer session, parent/guardians may be at the Outdoor Pool while their child is in the babysitting room during normal Babysitting Service Hours.
  • Care items (i.e. diapers, bottles, sippy cups) must be provided by the parent/guardian. Items must be labeled with the child’s name.
  • Children are welcome to bring their own toys and will be expected to share. The Geneseo Park District is not responsible for any toy broken.
  • Food items are not allowed into the babysitting room. Only crackers and water are provided.
  • Children must be at least 6 months of age and no older than 10 years to be allowed into the babysitting room.
  • The Geneseo Park District has a staff to child ratio guideline of 10:1. Every effort is made to maintain this ratio. As usage fluctuates in this multi-age environment, we reserve the right to adjust that ratio up or down with safety of our patrons as the top priority. In some cases, a child may not be allowed into the babysitting room until the ratio guideline is met.

Community Center Rule Reminders

  • No children will be allowed in either the cardio-weight room/Weight Room or Fitness Classes. 
  • School-Aged children can be in the gymnasium or lobby areas unsupervised so long as their parent/guardian remains in the Community Center and they follow the rules of usage.
  • Children not of school age must be under direct supervision of a parent/guardian or a caregiver at least 11 years old.



Rental Information

The Geneseo Community Center offers a wide variety of spaces to fit your rental needs...

Dedrick room, main gym with basketball & pickleball courts, program gym with gymnastics equipment, indoor pool & lounge and the life fitness room.

Host a business meeting in the Dedrick room, have your own basketball tournaments or throw that special someone a baby shower.

The Center has the space for your next event!

Rental Space Regular
as of January 1, 2019
as of January 1, 2019
ACTIVE ADULT ROOM Kitchen included $25/hour $15/hour
ACTIVE ADULT ROOM Kitchen included after regular facility hours $45/hour $30/hour
DEDRICK ROOM Kitchen included $25/hour $15/hour
DEDRICK ROOM Kitchen included after regular facility hours $45/hour $30/hour
SMALL MEETING ROOM $10/hour $5/hour
KITCHEN only $10/hour $5/hour
MAIN GYM $60/hour $50/hour
PROGRAM GYM $60/hour $50/hour
INDOOR POOL1 $80/hour $70/hour
LIFE FITNESS ROOM $30/hour $20/hour
BOUNCE HOUSE on-site $125/hour
BLOW UP MOVIE SCREEN PACKAGE on-site $300/3 hours
Contact (309) 944-5695 to reserve your space today.


1 Additional $10 per 1-25 swimmers for numbers over initial 50 swimmers

All rentals are during regularly scheduled hours unless otherwise listed. Additional fees apply to after hours rentals

Holidays, when Park District facilities are closed, if the staff is available and willing to work the facility may be rented. The renter will be charged an additional holiday rental fee of $25/hour.  If the pool is rented, the renter will be charged an additional $25/hour/Lifeguard

The Geneseo Park District facilities are available to rent for your next event. Certificate of insurance may be required. Visit to purchase event insurance.

Upcoming Events

February 22

Parent-Led Playgroup

8:30 am - Noon on Wednesdays & Fridays January 9 - May 24, 2019* FREE Members / General Admission Non-Members *No registration required. No play group held March 27 & 29, 2019

February 23

Rollerskating at The Center

5:30 - 6:45 pm | AGES: 3rd Grade & under
7:00 - 9:00 pm | AGES: All Ages
March 16th Rollerskating is FREE. Learn more about the FREE St. Patrick's Day Skate

February 24


Gym is CLOSED 5:00 - 8:00 pm Sundays January 20 - March 31, 2019 (excludes February 3rd) for Men's Basketball League. Racquetball Courts & Walking Track will remain open.

All Upcoming Events