Des Plaines Park District


Aquatics — Des Plaines Park District Prairie Lakes Aquatic Center

The Des Plaines Park District offers year-round aquatics programs featuring our own Prairie Lakes Swim School, parent/tot classes, adult swim lessons, adult exercise classes, and lifeguard training programs. We have three outdoor pools and the beautiful year-round indoor Prairie Lakes Aquatic Center, which includes an 8-lane, 25-yard competition/lap pool, a 3-lane warm water Wellness Pool, and a Splash Pad.
Map and directions to the Aquatic Center.


Information on all of the aquatics programs is in the Spectrum Program & Events Guide.

For information about Aquatics Programs, contact Gosia Zalewska or call 847-390-4949.

Aquatics — Des Plaines Park District Mystic Waters Aquatic Center

During the summer outdoor pool season, starting in June, the park district operates two neighborhood pools—Chippewa & Arndt—and the popular Mystic Waters Family Aquatic Center. With a wide variety of pool pass options, Des Plaines residents and swimmers from all around the area have unlimited aquatic adventure opportunities at the park district!

CLICK HERE for current Pool Hours and Fees

Administrative & Leisure Center2222 Birch Street • 847-391-5700

Golf Center Des Plaines353 N. River Road • 847-803-GOLF

Lake Park Golf Course & Marina1015 Howard Avenue • 847-391-5730

Mountain View Adventure Center510 E. Algonquin Road • 847-391-5733

Mystic Waters2025 Miner Street • 847-391-5740

Prairie Lakes Aquatic Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-390-4949

Prairie Lakes Community Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-391-5711