Facility Information

Facility Information


1403 Sycamore Rd,

DeKalb, IL, 60115


(815) 758-8853

2021 Season

Open Daily

May 29-August 15

Open Weekends Only

August 21-September 6

Hours of Operation

May 29-August 15

Wading "Kiddie" Pool (Ages 7 & under)

Open Daily: 9:30 am-5:00 pm

Tues, Wed, Thurs: 9:30 am-7:00 pm

Open Swim (main pool, slides & diving well)

Open Daily: 11:30 am-5:00 pm

Tues, Wed, Thurs: 11:30 am-7:00 pm

August 21-September 6

Wading "Kiddie" Pool (Ages 7 & under)

Open Weekends Only: 11:30 am-5:00 pm

Open Swim (main pool, slides & diving well)

Open Weekends Only: 11:30 am-5:00 pm

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!


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


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

Admission Fees

2022 Daily Admission Fees Resident non-resident
Open Swim Area (includes water slides and diving well) and Kiddie Pool (ages 7 & under with Adult) $6 $9
Lap Swim Only $6 $9

Valid Photo ID 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.


2022 Season Passes

DeKalb Park District is excited to announce that 2022 Season Passes are now available! Early bird rates are available now through May 2, 2022. 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.

Purchase Your Season Pass

Pool Pass Type

Early Bird


Early Bird


Resident Non-Resident

Family Membership 

(Family of Four) 

$120 $150 $135 $169

Active Adult Pool Pass 

(Ages 55+)

n/a n/a $45 $56

Individual Membership
(Ages 4+)

$85 $106 $90 $112

Additional Member

(Ages 4+)

$20 $25 $25 $30


(Ages 3 and under)

n/a n/a FREE FREE

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. We appreciate your cooperation, as public safety is our #1 priority.

Phase 5 Swimming Guidelines:

  • Adults with children up to age 7 are permitted in the Kiddie Pool area. The Kiddie Pool opens daily starting at 9:30 am.
  • There are no gathering restrictions at Hopkins Pool in Phase 5.
  • Users must enter and check-in through the Main Entrance of Hopkins Park Community Center. Locker rooms will be open for use. Lockers will be unavailable.
  • Face coverings: Users that are not vaccinated, over the age of 2 and under the age of 12, must wear a face mask at Hopkins Pool unless they are in the water. Please wear your mask on deck until you enter the water. Physically distance yourself 6 feet from other pool users. Review our face covering guidelines here.
  • Participants are strongly encouraged to come ready to swim and shower at home to limit exposure, however locker rooms will be open and available.
  • Select pool furniture will be available, however, we encourage you to bring your own chair.
  • 2 hours of exclusive Lap Swim time is available daily from 9:30-11:30 am.
  • IDPH Swimming Guidelines may be reviewed here.

General Pool Rules

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

Private Pool Party Rentals 

Come party with us! Have Hopkins Pool all to yourself for your next celebration. Your party can enjoy the water while knowing that our certified lifeguard staff is on duty to watch over you and your guests. 

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.

calendar Fridays or Saturdays
 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Areas: Main, Diving, and Kiddie Pool
  • Book Before Season Starts
    • 2-Hour Pool Party- $450 ($150 in savings)
    • 1-Hour Pool Party- $260 ($100 in savings)
  • Book After Season Starts
    • 2-Hour Pool Party- $600
    • 1-Hour Pool Party- $360

Swim Lessons

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