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Pools

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

Pool Status

STATUS/NOTES
Mitchell Pool
847-945-7760
Open
Deerspring Pool
847-945-7610
Open
Last UpdateJun 15 at 5:58 AM

The pools may close if the temperature remains below 62 degrees Fahrenheit and there are no patrons for 30 or more minutes. We will use hourly weather updates and strive to reopen at the next opportunity.

Mitchell Pool

Address: 951 Wilmot Rd (corner of Hazel), Deerfield, IL 60015
Phone: 847-945-7760 (During Pool Season)

Mitchell Pool offers a 6-lane, 25-meter pool that ranges in depth from 2 to 5 feet deep with an ADA accessible ramp. 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 and a slide. During Public Swim hours, two lap lanes are available.

Mitchell Pool Important 2024 Dates:

  • June 8 | Mitchell Pool opens for the season
  • September 2 | Mitchell Pool closes for the season

Mitchell Pool Hours

Lap Swim (16 & over)
*3 Lap Lanes
Swim Lessons Public Swim Kiddie Pool Private Rentals
Monday  5:30 – 8am  8:30am – 12pm 12:30 – 8:30pm 9:30am – 12pm
12:30 – 8:30pm
Tuesday  5:30 – 8am  8:30am – 12pm 12:30 – 8:30pm 9:30am – 12pm
12:30 – 8:30pm
Wednesday  5:30 – 8am  8:30am – 12pm 12:30 – 8:30pm 9:30am – 12pm
12:30 – 8:30pm
Thursday  5:30 – 8am  8:30am – 12pm 12:30 – 8:30pm 9:30am – 12pm
12:30 – 8:30pm
Friday  5:30 – 8am Staff Training
8:30am – 12pm
12:30 – 8:30pm 12:30 – 8:30pm
Saturday  7 – 9am
*9:30 – 12pm
9:30am – 12pm 12:30 – 7pm 9:30am – 12pm
12:30 – 7pm
7 – 9pm
Sunday 7 – 9am
*9:30 – 12pm
 9:30am – 12pm
(private lessons)
12:30 – 5pm 9:30am – 12pm
12:30 – 5pm
5 – 7pm

 

Deerspring Pool

Address: 200 Deerfield Road, Deerfield, IL 60015
Phone: 847-945-7610 (During Pool Season)

Deerspring Pool offers a 6-lane, 50-meter Olympic-size pool that ranges from 3 to 5 feet deep with ADA accessible stairs and a portable accessible chair lift. The 11.75 deep diving well has a 1-meter diving board and a drop slide. Deerspring Pool also features a water slide and a zero-depth wading pool. During Public Swim hours, two lap lanes are available.

Deerspring Important 2024 Dates:

  • May 25 | Deerspring Sprayground opens for the season
  • June 1 | Deerspring Pool opens for the season
  • June 21-23 | Deerspring Pool will be closed for the COHO Classic
  • August 11 | Deerspring Pool closes for the season
  • September 2 | Deerspring Sprayground closes for the season

Deerspring SprayGround

The Deerspring Sprayground at Deerspring Pool offers slides, and a variety of fun and interactive spray features with heated-water spraying from above and from ground level. Open during all public swim hours and some non-public swim hours.

Deerspring pool & Sprayground Hours

COHO Swim Team Lap Swim (16 & over) Public Swim Sprayground & Kiddie Pool Private Rentals
Monday  6 – 8am
4 – 8:30pm
 8:30am – 12pm 12:30 – 4pm 8:30am – 12pm
12:30 – 7pm
Tuesday  6 – 8am
4 – 8:30pm
 8:30am – 12pm 12:30 – 4pm 8:30am – 12pm
12:30 – 7pm
Wednesday  6 – 8am
4 – 8:30pm
 8:30am – 12pm 12:30 – 4pm 8:30am – 12pm
12:30 – 7pm
Thursday  6 – 8am
4 – 8:30pm
 8:30am – 12pm 12:30 – 4pm 8:30am – 12pm
12:30 – 7pm
Friday  6 – 8am
4 – 8:30pm
Staff Training
8:30am – 12pm
12:30 – 4pm 12:30 – 7pm
Saturday  8 – 9:30am 10am – 12pm
12:30 – 7pm
10am – 12pm
12:30 – 7pm
7 – 9pm
Sunday 8 – 9:30am 10am – 12pm
12:30 – 5pm
10am – 12pm
12:30 – 5pm
5 – 7pm


Pool Pass & daily admission

Pool pass & Daily Admission information

 

Pool Party Rentals

Pool party rentals information

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Things to Know about the 2024 OUTDOOR Pool Season

Michael’s Food Truck

  • On Weekends June 16 through August 18 Michael’s of Highland Park will have a Food truck at Floral Park.
  • Saturdays 12PM – 4PM
  • Sundays 12PM – 4PM but for the Summer Concert Series they will stay later based on patronage.
  • Calendar Details can be found on the Deerfield Park District Events Calendar

concessions

  • Prepackaged snacks are available for sale.
  • Reusable/recyclable water bottles will be allowed; no glass bottles or containers are allowed. Alcohol is not permitted. Outside food is allowed but can only be consumed in the designated concessions areas for sanitary purposes.

outdoor Pool Rules and Procedures

  • Every patron entering the facility must show a valid 2024 pool pass or pay the daily admission fee.
  • Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or older.
  • Floatation devices must be US Coast Guard approved, and children must be accompanied by an adult while wearing them. Balls, inner tubes, mermaid tales, goggles with face masks, toys, foam noodles or inflatable rings will not be allowed in the pool.
  • All children who are not toilet-trained must wear swim diapers with a swimsuit over the swim diaper.
  • Everyone is encouraged to take a shower before entering the pool area.
  • Parents, guardians and care-givers are responsible for supervising their children at all times.
  • Offensive language and inappropriate behavior is prohibited and can result in the loss of pool area privileges including expulsion from the facility.
  • Running is not allowed on the pool deck, in locker rooms, or shower areas.
  • Glass, food, and/or chewing gum are not allowed on the pool deck. Food must be eaten in the concession areas.
  • The Deerfield Park District is not responsible for the loss of any personal items.
  • Use of alcohol, marijuana/cannabis, and tobacco products is strictly prohibited in pool facilities.
  • Swimming is prohibited when lightning/thunder is present, including a 30 minute period after the last lightning strike/thunder is observed.

Pool Usage

Each year the Deerfield Park District pools provide access to a wide range of activities and programs.

Many people participate in our swim lesson program Monday-Thursday and Saturday mornings:

  • 400 Deerfield Park District summer camp lesson participants
  • 300 public lesson participants
  • 100 swimmers from local schools; including Christian Beginnings and Deerfield Montessori School

We also host nearly all of the Deerfield Park District’s summer camps providing access daily for participants.

  • Explorers
  • Trailblazers
  • All Star Sports
  • MVP Sports
  • Art Camp
  • Stage and Screen
  • Extra Added Attraction
  • Tennis & Swim Camp

Deerspring Pool hosts COHO Swim Club and Adult Lap Swim providing time and swim lanes for up to 300 swimmers each day!

 

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