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, and a picnic area for patrons.

Swim Lessons?
See details about class levels, available sessions, and costs.

  • Season Pass Information 2022

    2022 Seasonal Pool PasS Rates 

    TYPEFEEEARLY BIRD (Available 4/1 – 5/30)
    IndividualR$50 / NR $60 R$40 / NR $50
    Seniors (60+)R$40 / NR $50 R$30 / NR $40
    1. The Plainfield Park District requires proof of residency when purchasing a season pass. A current driver’s license, voter’s registration, or tax bill.
    2. When registering, please include all names and birthdates of members you are purchasing a pass for on your registration form.
    3. Senior Pass: A Senior Citizen is anyone 60 years and older.
    4. Each member will be issued their own individual pass.
    5. Pass Replacement: Replacement fee is $5 per pass.

    HOW TO REGISTER for a 2022 Seasonal Pool Pass

    Patrons must register in person for pool passes!

    To register in-person, visit the following locations:

    Register at this location at any timeRegister at this location after May 28
    Prairie Activity & Recreation Center
    24550 West Renwick Road
    Plainfield, IL 60544
    Ottawa Street Pool
    23820 W Ottawa St,
    Plainfield, IL 60544

    Season Passes will be available for purchase beginning April 1st.

    Pass holders ONLY will have admittance 15 minutes before the general public so you can secure your favorite spot, early admittance on the 2nd Sunday of each month, and Pass Holder Appreciation Day. Remember that the more times you visit the Ottawa Street Pool, the more you save.

    To fill out forms before registering in person, download the following forms.
    Please visit the locations listed above to register in person. 

    registration form        Swim Waiver Form

  • Daily Admission Fees 2022

    Everyone passing through the admissions area is required to either pay the daily admission fee or present their season pass. You may only pay by cash or credit card; no personal checks are allowed.

    Residents: $5                                                                         
    Non-Residents: $10                

  • Days and Hours of Operation 2022

    Days and Hours of Operation
    Opening Day: May 28, 2022

    Closing Day: August 16, 2022

    May 31 – June 3| CLOSED
    August 15 & August 16 | 11:00a-5:00p

    Afternoon Swim
    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday | 12:00-4:45p
    *Tuesday: 1:00-4:45p

    Weekend Swim
    Saturday & Sunday | 11:00a-6:00p

    Holiday Hours
    Memorial Day | 11:00a – 6:00p
    4th of July | 10:00a-5:00p

    * Pool in-service training.

  • 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.”

  • Party Rentals

    Rental times are 2 hours long during regular hours of operation. Fee includes admissions for up to 20 guests and party space; each additional guest over 20 is $5. All guests attending the rental are included in the head count. Full payment is due at the time of the reservation.

    Residents $120 / Non-Residents $150

    Aquatic Rental Form

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

  • Private Pool Rental

    After-hour rental of the pool. Rental times are 2 hours long. Fee includes admissions for up to 50 guests; each additional guest over 50 is $5. All guests attending the rental are included in the head count. Full payment is due at the time of the reservation.

    Residents $275 / Non-Residents $325

    Hours Available

    Monday-Friday: 7-9PM
    Saturday-Sunday: 6:30-8:30PM

    Aquatic Rental Form

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

     

  • 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 5:00pm.

    *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 by 2:30 pm, we will attempt to re-open by 3:00pm. Otherwise the pool will remain closed.

    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 for the remainder of the day.

    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.

    Swim Lessons Cancellations
    Swim lessons will be cancelled if for inclement weather such as thunder/lightening or if the air temperature is below 65 degrees and water temperature is below 70 degrees. A decision will be made 30 minutes before class begins.

    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 our Facebook page for closing information.

  • 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

How do you like
the Activity Guide Microsite?

We would love to hear what you think.
Your feedback will help us make future  experiences better.