Swimming pools open for 2012 season

Swimming pools open for 2012 season

A roundup of openings and information for area swimming pools: (If we've missed one, please add it in the comments)

Champaign's Sholem Pool

2205 Sangamon Drive

Opens: 11 a.m. Saturday


— Weekdays: 12:30 to 7 p.m. (open until 8 p.m. in July)

— Weekends: 11:00 a.m. to 7 p.m. (open until 8 p.m. in July)


— Monday-Thursday, weekend before 5 p.m.: $6 resident, $9 non-resident.

— Monday-Thursday, weekends after 5 p.m.: $4 resident, $6 non-resident.

— Friday: $4 resident, $6 non-resident.

Info: 398-2581, http://www.champaignparkdistrict.com/facilities/sholem/

Note: Spalding Pool now closed.

Rantoul's Hap Parker Family Aquatic Center

West Flessnor Avenue

Opens: Noon Saturday.

Hours: Weekdays: 1 to 7 p.m. Weekends: Noon to 7 p.m.


— Infant-2-year-old: Free.

— 3- to 54-year-old: $5

— 55 & over: $4.

— Group (15 or more): $4.

Info: 893-5700, 893-5707 (rec hot line), http://www.myrantoul.com/recreation/aquaticcenter/index.html

Danville's Garfield Municipal Pool

1112 Industrial Drive in Garfield Park

Opens: Noon Saturday.

Hours: Noon to 6 p.m. daily.

Prices: $4. $2 on Tuesdays.

Info: 431-2275, http://www.danvillepublicworks.org/garfield-pool.html

Danville's Turtle Run Pool

Inside Turtle Run Golf & Banquet Center, 332 E. Liberty Lane

Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily

Prices: $7. $3 after 4 p.m.

Info: 442-1537, http://www.turtlerungolfclub.com/pool.html

Hoopeston's McFerrin Park Swimming Pool

Inside McFerrin Park

Opens: 1 p.m. Monday. Free admission.

Hours: 1 to 5 p.m. (5 to 6 p.m. adult swim).

Prices: $3 children, $3.50 adults

Info: 283-7215

Tuscola's swimming pool

Inside Ervin Park

Opens: 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

Hours: 12:30 to 7:30 p.m. daily

Prices: $4.

Info: 253-4932, http://www.tuscola.org/parks.html

Monticello's Family Aquatic Center

Inside Robert C. Burke Memorial Park

Opens: Noon Monday

Hours: Noon to 7 p.m. daily

Info: 762-2415, http://www.cityofmonticello.net/cms/publish/cat_index_50.shtml

Farmer City's swimming pool

605 N. John St.

Opens: noon Monday

Hours: Noon to 8 p.m. daily.

Prices: $3 resident, $4 non-resident.

Info: (309) 928-9841


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