Schaumburg Park District outdoor pools reopening May 29
The Schaumburg Park District is opening pools for the summer beginning Memorial Day weekend, but with capacity restrictions in place, advanced online reservations will be required.
Those reservations for the season that opens May 29 at Atcher Island, Meineke Pool, The Water Works and Volkening Lake will be available to the public on Saturday, May 15, officials said in an announcement Thursday.
New this year is the Splash Saver Virtual Discount Card, which saves individuals and families $1 per admission for every visit. The card costs $20 for residents and $40 for nonresidents.
Atcher Island, 730 S. Springinsguth Road, is a tropical-themed water park with a circular drop bowl slide, waterslides, a wading pool, a toddler-friendly sprayground and more. The concession stand will be open with limited food and drink options. Reservations will be available in two-hour time slots.
Meineke Pool, 220 E. Weathersfield Way, features waterslides, a 50-meter Olympic pool, a diving area with separate diving well and an interactive water park playground for small patrons. Reservations will be available in 1½-hour slots Monday through Friday and two-hour slots Saturday and Sunday.
The Water Works, 505 N. Springinsguth Road, is an indoor park with waterslides, a rapid water channel, a diving pool, a lap pool, a water park playground for kids and more. Reservations will be available in 1½-hour time slots.
Volkening Lake, 900 W. Schaumburg Road, offers walking, fishing, picnicking and boating options. Kayak and paddleboat rental reservations will be available in one-hour time slots.
"We are very excited to see our community enjoy fun in the sun at our aquatic facilities again," Heather Simross, manager of fitness and aquatics, said experience."
For details, call (847) 490-7015 or visit parkfun.com.