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1501 Shiloh Blvd, Zion
(847) 746-5500

Aquatics Programs



Open Daily • 1:00 – 6:00 pm
Pool Clearing will be done at 5:45 pm
Pool closes for the season on Sunday, August 11th

Public Swim Hours & Fees
Individual Daily Admission 1:00-6:00 pm • Fee: $8
Individual Daily Admission 3:00-6:00 pm • Fee: $5

Children 1 & Under . . . . . . . . . . . .FREE
Children under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult.

$99 Individual Pass $55 Each additional in household


• There is a threat of violent weather or lightning is sighted.
• There is a mechanical breakdown at the pool.
• The chemistry of the water is not acceptable by Health Department standards.
• If it is 65 degrees or less. Decisions regarding the weather will be made throughout the day.

Decision to close will be at Aquatic Director’s discretion. Follow Port Shiloh Pool online at ZionParkDistrict.com or on the Zion Park District Facebook page for up-to-date information on closings.


• Swimsuits are required – colored T-shirts, shorts (such as cut-offs, gym shorts, etc.) will not be allowed. You must wear a swimsuit!
• In order to properly ensure the safety of our patrons cell phone use in our locker rooms is prohibited.
• The water slide rules must be followed.
• In order to ride the water slides, you must be at least 3 ft. 6 in. tall & able to swim at lifeguard discretion.
Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the pool area.
• Flotation devices are limited to Coast Guard approved life-jackets.
• Both locker rooms have coin operated lockers. We advise that you lock up all personal items. The cost is 25 cents per locker.
• Baby seats, lawn chairs and strollers are allowed in the pool area.
• Towels, beach robes and books are allowed on the deck. Swimmers are, however, responsible for the safekeeping of personal items.
• An adult must accompany children under the age of 12 years.
• Children 12-17 years must have a waiver signed by parent/guardian on file to attend open swim without an adult.

A reminder to our swimmers, everyone must wear a swimsuit at the pool.
Cut-offs, shorts, gym shorts, basketball shorts, colored t-shirts will not be permitted.
Parents with small children, please keep your child within arm’s length to ensure their safety.


Pool rentals for birthdays, family reunions or your own special group are a great way to celebrate. Reservations are accepted at the Leisure Center. Packages are for up to 75 people. A $200 deposit is due when making your reservation. Rental fees are due two weeks before your rental.

1.5 Hours & 1 Slide
$400 Resident $500   Non-Resident
Available Rental Times:
6:30 – 8:00 pm   Friday – Sunday



Level 1 – Orient participants to the water and begin building confidence. Introduction to basic level skills such as kicks and floats. Learn safety around water.
Prerequisite: None.

Level 2 – Begin to build on base level skills. Putting skills learned together. Learning beginning parts of strokes. Continue safety around water.
Prerequisite: Successful demonstration of Level 1 skills.

Level 3 – Learn competency in the water. Work on swimming without assistance. Introduction to new strokes and skills.
Prerequisite: Successful demonstration of Level 2 skills.

Level 4 – Learn all 6 strokes and begin building proficiency. Begin working on endurance.
Prerequisite: Successful demonstration of Level 3 skills.

Level 5 – Refine all 6 strokes that were learned in level 4. New skills such as turns and surface dives are introduced. Continue building endurance for each stroke.
Prerequisite: Successful demonstration of Level 4 skills.

Level 6 – Stroke technique to improve efficiency in the water. Setting up swim workouts. Focus on water safety skills such as self-rescue skills.
Prerequisite: Successful demonstration of Level 5 skills.

Jr Lifeguarding – Basic water rescue skills. Introduction to what it takes to be a lifeguard. Discussion on basic first aid and CPR.
Prerequisite: Successful demonstration of Level 4 skills or higher. Ages 11-15.

Preschool 1 – Introduction to the water. Focus on comfort around the aquatic environment. Basic skill learning through games.
Prerequisite: None – Ages 3-5.

Preschool 2 – Introduction to basic swim skills such as kicks and floats. Continue building comfort in the water. Begin learning independence on skills.
Prerequisite: Successful demonstration of Preschool 1 – Ages 3-5.

Parent Child – Introduction to the water and swim skills. Parents learn proper holds and skills to help work with their child. Learn safety around water.
Prerequisite: None – Ages 6 months and up.


Ellis & Associates is the leading lifeguard training consultant in the country. The pool staff continues to strive to give patrons the highest degree of safety at Port Shiloh Pool.
Thank you for letting us serve you!!

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