Hopkins Pool

Hopkins Pool
1403 Sycamore Road
DeKalb, IL 60115

(815) 758-8853

Thank you for coming to Hopkins Pool this summer!

We are looking forward to the 2016 pool season!

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Admission Fees

2015 Daily Admission Fees Resident Non-Resident
Adults & children over 5 years
$6 $9
Children 4 years & under
$2 $4
Evening Swim - 5:00pm - close, Monday-Friday
$4 $4

Resident Rate Qualifications: You must live in the DeKalb Park District and provide a valid Illinois Drivers License or Illinois Resident ID Card showing your permanent full-time address. You may also show a utility bill or lease in your name at an address in the DeKalb Park District with a picture ID to receive the resident rate.

2015 Season Passes Resident Non-Resident
Individual adult or first family member
$58 $88
Couples pass, two adult family members
$105 $155
Individual child, 5 years - high school
$47 $67
Family members 4 years & under $15 $35

Buy Your Pass Online

Pool Season Passes may also be purchased at Sports & Rec or Haish Gym before May 30th.

Scholarship Assistance

DeKalb resident, low-income families may qualify for discounted pool passes.
Download a Scholarship Assistance Form. Scholarship discounts are not available through the online registration system. Please register at a Park District office location.

Non-Resident Pre-Paid Visit Cards

A pre-paid visit card good for 20 daily admissions may be purchased ($140) for non-residents 5 years and older. The card may be used by multiple people. Total savings is $40!

Hours of Operation

General Swim (main pool, slides and diving well) Time
Monday - Friday
11:30 am - 7:50 pm
Saturday and Sunday
11:30 am - 5 pm
  • Wading pool (children 7 & under) and adult lap area begin at 10:00am every day
  • Swim areas and pool hours will be adjusted in late August.
  • Pool will close at 5:00 pm on the 4th of July.
End of summer hours:
Regular operating hours through August 25th
August 26th-28th
Lap Swim and Kiddy Pool Only: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Open Swim: 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
August 29th-30th
Lap Swim and Kiddy Pool Only: 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Open Swim: 11:30 am to 5:00 pm

Important Pool Rules & Info to Know

Floatation Devices: ONLY Type II & III US Coast Guard approved floatation devices are permitted in the main swimming pool. Children using permitted floatation devices must be constantly supervised and within arms reach. No floatation suits, tubes, or water wings are allowed in the main pool. Life-vests are available to check out at the front desk.

Water Slide Height Requirement: All patrons riding the slides must be at least 42'' tall.

Pool Rules: Complete list.

Pool Closings: Our staff makes every effort to maintain our regular pool hours. Due to cooler weather, severe weather conditions, or lack of patrons, the pool or pool areas may close temporarily or for the day based on management judgment.

NOTE: Please be aware of weather conditions. Rain checks for daily admissions will only be issued to patrons who have been in the facility less than two hours and have a receipt.

The pool will close if:

  • there are less than ten(10) swimmers
  • the temperature is below 65 degrees
  • lightning or severe weather is in the area


  • Zero-depth wading pool w/interactive play structure
  • 2 water slides
  • Diving well with high dive
  • Spray grounds
  • Concessions area

Private Rentals

Hopkins Park Aquatic Center is available for after-hour rentals on Saturdays and Sundays from 6-8 pm. Please call the DeKalb Park District Administration office at (815) 758-6663 ext. 113 for more information.

Swim Lessons and Swim Programs

Swim lessons are offered at Hopkins Pool in the summer and Huntley Middle School swimming pool during the school year. Please refer to the seasonal program guide for all swim lessons and swim program information.