Facility Information

Facility Information

Address

1403 Sycamore Rd,

DeKalb, IL, 60115

Phone

(815) 758-8853 (Seasonal)

2023 Season

Open Daily

May 27- August 13

Open Weekends Only

August 19 - September 4

All patrons purchasing a Daily Admission Pool Pass must be at least 16 years of age and any individuals younger must be accompanied by an adult 18 and older. Thank you for your cooperation!


NEW! No outside food or beverage is permitted at Hopkins Pool. On-site concessions is available! View menu here. Outside food or beverage must be consumed in the adjacent park. You may bring your own water into the pool facility.  


 NEW! Hopkins Pool Entry Procedures, effective 5/31/23

Daily Admission Entry will be through the south side entrance ONLY. Season Pass Holders may use the Fast Pass Lane through the south pool gate. 

Hours of Operation

May 27-September 4

General Swim

Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday & Monday (Labor Day): 11:30 am - 5:00 pm

Kiddie Pool Only

(Ages 7 & under)

Sunday & Monday (Labor Day): 9:30-11:30 am
Saturday: 9:00-11:00 am

Lap Swim Only

Sunday: 9:30-11:30 am

Saturday: 9:00 - 11:00 am

*Monday & Wednesday evening Lap Swim Hours only during summer swim lesson dates!

Please note that as our lifeguards & pool staff begin to go back to school, some Hopkins Pool amenities may be temporarily closed due to a lack of lifeguards. We apologize for any inconvenience & appreciate your patience!


Curious about the status of the Hopkins Pool Renovation Project?

Visit our Capital Improvement Projects webpage to stay up-to-date with on all the latest news, concept plans, construction timelines, renovation progress, and more! 

Splash into adventure with us!

Hopkins Pool is a family-friendly aquatics facility that features two water slides, a kiddie pool, diving well, and concession stand area. We strive to make it an enjoyable experience for all those who spend the day with us!

Features

  • Zero-depth Kiddie Pool with interactive play structure
  • Two water slides
  • Diving well with high dive
  • Concessions area

Purchase Pool Passes Here!


Special Swim Days

Visit our calendar to browse Hopkins Pool special aquatic events, June-August! 

Questions?

Contact Aquatics Supervisor, Jackie Schrader at jschrader@dekalbparkdistrict.com. Stay up-to-date with daily Hopkins Pool weather closure announcements by subscribing to our RainOut Line above or by calling (815) 755-0330 ext. 1.

Admission Fees

2023 Daily Admission Fees Resident non-resident

Open Swim Area (includes water slides and diving well) and Kiddie Pool (ages 7 & under with Adult)

Ages 3 and under are FREE

$6 $10
Lap Swim Only $6 $10

Valid Photo ID Required for Entry:

If you are joining us for Daily Admission Entry or as a Season Pass Holder, but do not have your physical pool pass with you, a valid photo ID is required for entry. Valid photo IDs will be submitted for daily admission entry at the pool front desk and returned as you exit the facility. Individuals will be responsible for collecting their IDs upon exiting the facility.

If you do not have a valid photo ID, an Emergency Contact Form must be filled out by parent or guardian for individuals ages 10-17. School photo identification cards will be accepted, as well as a printed copy of your Skyward account with name and image visible.

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.

Scholarship Assistance

Scholarship discounts are available for Resident Season Passes, but are not available for Daily Admission Fees.

Scholarship Program

2023 Season Passes

DeKalb Park District is excited to announce that 2023 Season Passes are now available. 

Skip the lines this summer and purchase your Season Pass online! Bring your receipt to Hopkins or DeKalb Park District facility to receive your physical pool pass and bring proof of residency. Please note, when purchasing online, you must fully complete your purchase transaction of a Family Membership, Active Adult, or Individual Membership before you may purchase Additional Member Passes. 

Purchase Your Season Pass

Pool Pass Type Resident Non-Resident

Family Membership 

(Family of Four) 

$135 n/a

Active Adult Pool Pass 

(Ages 55+)

$45 $56

Individual Membership
(Ages 4+)

$90 $117

Additional Member

(Ages 4+)

$25 $30.50

Children

(Ages 3 and under)

FREE FREE

Scholarship Assistance

Scholarship discounts are available for Resident Season Passes, but are not available for Daily Admission Fees.

Scholarship Program
 

Important Pool Rules & Info to Know

If any individuals are violating Pool Rules or creating an unsafe or hostile environment for visitors or staff, DeKalb Park District and Hopkins Pool staff reserve the right to ask individuals to leave for the day, without a refund, or potentially result in being banned from visiting Hopkins Pool. We appreciate your cooperation, as public safety is our #1 priority.

NEW Pool Entry Procedures

Full Pool Rules & Regulations 

Safety Guidelines:

  • Daily Admission users must enter and check-in through the south side of Hopkins Park Community Center. Locker rooms and lockers are open for use. Season Pass Holders may use the 'Fast Pass Lane' via the pool south-side gate entrance. 
  • A valid photo ID is required for Daily Admission Entry. Valid photo IDs will be submitted for daily admission entry at the pool front desk and returned as you exit the facility. Individuals will be responsible for collecting their IDs upon exiting the facility.
  • Adults between the ages of 18-20 can register up to 4 individuals under the age of 16, and adults ages 21+ can register up to 6 individuals under the age of 16.
  • Children of Season Pass Holders that are 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult 16 and older in swim attire, including in the water, on deck, and in the restroom/locker room.
  • Adults with children up to age 7 are permitted in the Kiddie Pool area. The Kiddie Pool opens daily starting at 9:30 am.
  • 2 hours of exclusive Lap Swim time is available daily from 9:30-11:30 am (with the exception of Saturdays, with Lap Swim from 9:00-11:00 am).

General Pool Rules

Age Requirements: As of Monday, June 13, 2022 we updated our Hopkins Pool Rules and Regulations for the enjoyment of all visitors. All patrons purchasing a Daily Admission Pool Pass must be at least 16 years of age and any individuals younger must be accompanied by an adult 18 and older. 

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 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 fifteen (15) swimmers
  • the temperature is below 68 degrees
  • lightning or severe weather is in the area

Hopkins Pool Party Rentals 

Come party with us! Enjoy your party during open pool hours or have Hopkins Pool all to yourself for your next celebration. 

Reserve your date today by stopping by calling (815) 758-7756 during the off season, or contacting Hopkins Pool during the summer season at (815) 758-8853. Rentals must be booked at least two weeks in advance and payment is due in full at time of reservation. 

All birthday parties (public and private) must provide at least one adult supervisor (16 years of older) in the water, in a swimsuit for every five children under the age of 6, and at least one adult supervisor for every ten children under the age of 10. As your guests arrive at the facility, staff will keep track of how many guests enter for your party. 

Public Pool Party (Up to 25 Guests) 

Party Package Includes:

  • Two (2) hours in the designated party area for meal and birthday cake.
  • Thirty (30) minutes before/after to set-up, decorate, and clean up. Trash bags/trash removal is included.
  • A dedicated Party Host/Hostess to help set-up your party; periodic checks on you and your guests during your time, and for post-party cleanup. A cart will be provided to bring in and take out party supplies.
  • Party hosts may provide their own food, beverage, dessert, and decorations. Alcohol and glass are not allowed.
  • After the party, all guests are welcome to stay and swim for the remainder of the day. 

calendar

Mondays & Wednesdays, 11:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:30 am-7:00 pm

Fridays, 11:30 am - 6:00 pm

Saturdays, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sundays, 11:30 am - 5:00 pm

Includes access to the entire facility including water slides, diving well, and Kiddie Pool. 

$200 R/$250 NR

Private Pool Party (Up to 500 Guests) 

Party Package Includes:

  • Exclusive use of the facility including concession area, water slides, diving platforms, and main pool area (Does not include the 
    Kiddie Pool which is available at an additional cost).
  • Facility manager and lifeguards on duty to help ensure a safe environment. 
  • Staff to meet you and your guests and ensure that your party runs smoothly.
  • Party hosts may provide their own food, beverage, dessert, and decorations. Alcohol and glass are not allowed. 
  • Additional guests welcome for an additional fee. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 pm

Fridays, 6:30-8:30 pm

Saturdays and Sundays, 5:30-7:30 pm

Exclusive use of the facility including concession area, water slides, diving platforms, and main pool area .
$600 R/$700 NR
Thursdays in July & August 3 are unavailable due to Hot Summer Nights. 

Swim Lessons

Throughout the year, the DeKalb Park District offers Swim Lessons at Huntley Middle School Pool and seasonally at Hopkins Pool. Details can be found on our Aquatics page!