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Pools

Deerfield Park District offers two outdoor community pools, and an indoor pool at Sachs Recreation Center.

Deerspring Pool

200 Deerfield Road
847-945-7610

2021 Opening Date:  June 5

2021 Closing Date:  August 15

Deerspring pool features a 6-lane, 50-meter Olympic-size pool ranging from 3 to 5 feet deep, 11.75 deep diving well with a 1-meter diving board and drop slide. Pool features also include a water slide, zero depth wading pool and a spray ground offering slides, geysers, water cannons and more.

Deerspring Spray Ground

2021 Opening Date:  June 5

Mitchell Pool

951 Wilmot Road
847-945-7760

2021 Opening Date: June 12

2021 Closing Date: September 6

Mitchell Pool offers a 6-lane, 25-meter pool that ranges in depth from 2 to 5 feet deep. Pool features also include a 12’6” separate diving well that features 1-meter & 3-meter diving boards and a drop slide. A separate wading pool includes zero-depth entry, geysers, water cannons, a slide, and more.

Things to Know about the 2021 OUTDOOR Pool Season:

The Phase 4 Restore Illinois Plan continues to limit group sizes for pools. Lap swim, public swim, swim lessons (at Mitchell, Deerspring and the indoor pool at Sachs Recreation Center), Coho Swim Club and a variety of aqua classes will be offered at the pools this summer. Our summer 2021 pool plan is subject to change if guidelines/restrictions change.

  1. Public Swim Time Slots (no season passes for 2021)
  • A regular pool season pass will not be sold for the 2021 pool season. Public swim will be sold in 2-hour time blocks for a daily fee. 
  • Public swim will be offered at Mitchell Pool 7 days a week and at Deerspring Pool on weekends only (Saturdays and Sundays)

 

2. Lap Swim

  • Lap Swim will be offered at Mitchell and Deerspring pools Monday through Sunday.
  • A lap swim pass will not be sold for the 2021 season.
  • Lap swim will be sold in 45-minute time blocks for a daily fee.

 

What We Are Doing to Keep You Safe While Visiting Our Pools During the 2021 Pool Season:

To ensure the safety of our patrons and staff, we will continue to follow Phase 4 guidance of the Restore Illinois Plan, as well as guidance from Starguard Elite, PDRMA, CDC and IDPH. Throughout the 2021 pool season, operational adjustments will be implemented as guidance and restrictions are updated.

 

Face-covering Requirement:

Everyone is required to wear a face-covering while checking in, on the pool deck and in the common areas.

 

Additional Pool Procedures:

Everyone is required to exit the facility at the end of each time block.

Between each public swim time block, the pool will close for 30 minutes to clean and sanitize all surfaces prior to admitting the next group of visitors.

Lounge chairs will not be provided; however, you are welcome to bring your own.

Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or older.

Life jackets are permitted if you would like to bring your own but need to be coast guard approved. Life jackets will not be available at the pool.

Concessions:

Pre-packaged snacks will be offered during the 2021 season. Reusable/recyclable water bottles will be allowed; no glass bottles or containers are allowed. Outside food and alcohol will not be permitted.

 

AQUATICS OPTIONS IN 2021

SWIM LESSONS

Group swim lessons and private/semi-private swim lessons will be offered in both the Spring and Summer seasons.

MORE INFORMATION SWIM LESSONS

 


LAP SWIM OUTDOORS AT DEERSPRING AND MITCHELL POOLS

Lap swim will be offered at Deerspring and Mitchell Pools during the 2021 Summer Season.

MORE INFORMATION OUTDOOR LAP SWIM

 


LAP SWIM INDOORS AT SACHS RECREATION CENTER

Indoor lap swim times are available at the Sachs Recreation Center.

MORE INFORMATION INDOOR LAP SWIM

 


PUBLIC SWIM TIME BLOCKS AT MITCHELL & DEERSPRING POOLS AND FOR THE DEERSPRING SPRAYGROUND

Public swim time blocks will be sold for both Mitchell and Deerspring Pools and for the Deerspring Sprayground during the 2021 Summer Season.

Due to capacity restrictions, season passes will not be sold during the 2021 pool season.

MORE INFORMATION PUBLIC SWIM TIME BLOCKS

 


 

COHO SWIM CLUB

The COHO Swim Club is a high-quality competitive and comprehensive developmental program for residents in Deerfield, Highland Park, and surrounding communities. Founded in 1971, COHO is a co-sponsored program of the Deerfield Park District and the Park District of Highland Park with a long-standing rich tradition and history of success in swimming on the local, regional, and national levels.

MORE INFORMATION COHO SWIM CLUB