Update 6/21/21: The Ottawa Street Pool is closed due to low attendance. Evening swim lessons will still take place as scheduled.

About the Ottawa Street Pool

Ottawa Street Pool is located across from the Recreation / Administration Center near downtown Plainfield. The 278,000 gallon L-shaped outdoor pool is equipped with high and low diving boards and contains lap lanes. The facility also has deck chairs for sun-bathing, a 3,000 gallon enclosed tot wading pool, a ship-shaped children’s play area, an eating area so patrons can bring their own coolers (no glass containers.)

If you are interested in registering for swim lessons at the Ottawa Street Pool please visit our Swim Lessons Page.


  • Start Here: Frequently Asked Questions

    Before you register for a pool pass, please read more about the safety guidelines and procedures that will be in place this summer at the Ottawa Street Pool. Find our Frequently Asked Questions here.

  • Season Pass Information

    The first 15 minutes of each day, admittance will be pass holders only.
    Monday – Friday from 12-12:15 and Saturday and Sunday from 11-11:15.

    Please download and complete our registration form and Swim Waiver Form.

    Completed forms can be emailed to osp@plfdparks.org.

    2021 Pool Passes

    Residents $50
    Non-Residents $60


  • OSP Text Hotline

    Ottawa Street Pool Info Hotline

    Text “OSP” to (833) 222-3024 to join the Ottawa Street Pool Info Hotline to get up-to-the-minute news and notifications of last-minute cancellations all summer long. The number is toll free and you can opt out anytime by texting “stop.”

  • Private Pool Rental

    The Ottawa Street Pool is available for after-hours rental in 2-hour blocks. Fee includes admissions for up to 50 guests. All guests attending the rental are included in the head count. Full payment & refundable $100 deposit are due at the time of your reservation.

    Residents $275 / Non-Residents $340

    Hours Available

    M-F 7:00-9:00p
    Sat-Sun 6:30-8:30p

    Download and complete our rental form.

    Questions about private pool rental can be sent to OSP@plfdparks.org or call 815-436-8812 ext. 2717.


  • Daily Admission Fees

    Residents $5
    NonResidents $7

  • Summer 2021 Days and Hours of Operation

    Monday – Friday:

      • 12:00p – 4:30p
      • 12:00p – 12:15p PASS HOLDERS ONLY


    Saturday & Sunday:

      • 11:00a – 6:00p
      • 11:00a – 11:15a PASS HOLDERS ONLY
  • Pool Closing Guidelines

    The Ottawa Street Pool reserves the right to close the facility due to inclement weather or low attendance.

    Inclement Weather

    *If the outside temperature does not reach 70 degrees by the time of opening, Ottawa Street Pool will be closed until 4:30pm.

    *Swimming is prohibited when thunder is heard or lightning is seen. The pool will close for a 30 minute period after the last lightning or thunder is detected. If the pool is closed due to rain and the weather clears, we will re-open for the next swim session.

    Low Attendance

    Ottawa Street Pool reserves the right to close the pool due to low attendance. If the attendance does not reach 20 patrons within the first two hours the pool will close until the next open swim time.

    Rain checks may be issued to those participants paying daily admission into the Ottawa Street Pool and who are rained out within the first hour of their visit. NO CASH REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED.

    Stay Up to Date

    In the event that the pool is closed due to low attendance or inclement weather, the Park District will alert patrons through our Ottawa Street Pool Info Hotline.

    Text “OSP” to (833) 222-3024 to join the Ottawa Street Pool Info Hotline to get up-to-the-minute news and notifications of last-minute cancellations all summer long. The number is toll free and you can opt out anytime by texting “stop.”

    Patrons can also check the home page of our website, plfdparks.org, or our Facebook page where timely closing information will be posted at the top.

  • Pool Rules

    1. No diving or flipping off the side of the pool.
    2. No food or beverages are allowed on the pool deck, except in the designated areas.
    3. Smoking, alcoholic beverages, and any other illegal substances are strictly prohibited.
    4. Goggles may be worn, but fins, snorkels are not allowed.
    5. Only U.S. Coast Guard approved life jackets and water wings may be used.
    6. High dive users must be 48” tall.
    7. Swimsuit with swim liners only. No leotards, cutoffs or colored T-shirts are allowed.
    8. Children under the age of 2 must wear plastic pants or swim diapers, no disposable diapers.
    9. Plainfield Park District is not responsible for the loss of theft of any personal belongings.
    10. Children under 10 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Contact Us

Plainfield Park District
24550 West Renwick Road
Plainfield, IL 60544

(815) 436-8812

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