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Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center

828 Montgomery Road, Aurora, Illinois ● 630-851-8686   Directions
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Single day admissions (weekends only) are available online – click here to order!

NEW! Punch Passes – Your fastest way to FREE visits is to buy a punch pass. On sale now at either park – 10 punch pass comes with two free visits. A 5 punch pass comes with one free visit. Stop in and get yours today.

Co-owned with the City of Aurora, this family-friendly aquatic center features:

  • Zero-depth entry leisure pool
  • Two drop-off slides into a plunge pool
  • One twisting enclosed body flume slide
  • Two winding body flume slides
  • Kid-friendly areas with spray guns, waterfall, a small slide and dumping coconut tree
  • Two regulation sand volleyball courts
  • A full-service concession stand with umbrella tables
  • A sand play area with seating and shade
  • Lap-lane swimming at designated times
  • Concessions – Click here for menu options

Hours

2016 Season Dates

June 4 to Aug. 14
Weekends only: May 28-29, Aug. 20-21, Aug. 27-28 and Sept. 3-5

Hours

Monday to Friday: Noon to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Noon to 7 p.m.
July 4 & Labor Day: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Daily Admission
Resident Weekdays Weekends/Holidays
Standard Pass (ages 13 to 61) $8 $9
Child Pass (ages 2 to 12) $7 $8
Senior Pass (ages 62 & up) $7 $8
Twilight (Weekdays after 4pm) $5 N/A
Children Under 2 Free Free
Non-resident Weekdays Weekends/Holidays
Standard Pass (ages 13 to 61) $12 $13
Child Pass (ages 2 to 12) $11 $12
Senior Pass (ages 62 & up) $11 $12
Twilight (Weekdays after 4pm) $7 N/A
Children Under 2 Free Free

Twilight Pass is valid after 4 p.m. on weekdays only. There is no age limit on the Twilight Pass.

RESIDENCY NOTE: Resident rates apply to those who live within the geographic boundaries of the Fox Valley Park District and pay property taxes to the District. For water parks only, resident rates also apply to those who pay their water bill to the City of Aurora. If you are uncertain about your residency status, please check your current property tax bill.  Children under 2 are free and do not need an ID card.

Season Passes

Season pass holders receive awesome perks!

  • Unlimited admission to Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center and Splash Country Water Park
  • Invitation to exclusive season pass holder event  at Splash Country Water Park on June 18
  • Free admission to Glow Swim event at Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center on July 16
  • NEW! Bring a Free Guest: Friday, June 24, and Saturday, July 23. Each season pass holder may bring one friend for free!
  • $15 off all outdoor aquatic birthday parties
  • Discounted outdoor aquatic program fees and rentals
Order Passes Online Here Resident Rates Non-resident Rates
Standard Pass (ages 13 to 61)  $75  $95
Child (2Y to 12Y) / Senior (62Y & up)  $65  $79
NEW! Family Pass * (4 or more)  $260  $316
Each additional family member*  $65  $79
Weekday Working Pass
(All ages / After 4 p.m. weekdays)
 $49 $65
Children under 2 FREE
A family is a maximum of 2 adults and unmarried children 21 and under living at the residence.  Children 22 and over living at the home, and any other relative or individual, may not be included in this household.  They are considered individual residents and must be set up and registered as an individual household.

RESIDENCY NOTE: Resident rates apply to those who live within the geographic boundaries of the Fox Valley Park District and pay property taxes to the District. For water parks only, resident rates also apply to those who pay their water bill to the City of Aurora. If you are uncertain about your residency status, please check your current property tax bill.  Children under 2 are free and do not need an ID card.

Daytime Reservations

Discounted rates are available for groups of 15 or more Monday through Friday from 12:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.  All groups must secure their reservation in advance by contacting Christine McCormick at the Vaughan Athletic Center at 630-907-9613.

To make a daytime reservation, please submit:

Options

Residents

Non-Residents

Admission per person 12:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

$6

$7

Admission per person
3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

$5

$6

Combo Meals: Add hot dog/chips plus a 16 ounce soft drink for $5 per person
After-Hours Reservations

Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center is available for private after-hour reservations Thursday to Sunday evenings between 7 to 10 p.m.  There is a two-hour rental minimum and three-hour maximum for up to 300 guests.

After-Hour Reservation Packages:

  • Atlantic Adventure: Includes exclusive use of the park and amenities except for the two drop slides.
  • Pacific Plunge: Includes exclusive use of the park and amenities PLUS the two drop slides into the plunge pool.

After-Hour Reservation Availability

  • Friday to Sunday
  • Friday: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 7 to 9 p.m. or 7 to 10 p.m.

Parties • Team Outings • School Events • Family & Company Picnics • Special Events

To make an after-hours reservation, please submit:

All groups must secure their reservation in advance by contacting Christine McCormick at the Vaughan Athletic Center at 630-907-9613.

Birthday Parties

Adventure Island Party

Package: $165 resident / $179 non-resident

  • All day water park admission for up to 15 guests for unlimited water park fun!
  • Reserved birthday party area, including picnic tables and balloon
  • Cheese pizza and 16 oz. soft drink per person
  • Group photo-op (bring your camera)
  • Special gift for the guest of honor (mini-water blaster)
  • Free downloadable birthday party invitations with Aquatic Center logo and address.
  • Parties can be scheduled from Noon to 1:30 p.m., 2 to 3:30 p.m., and 4 to 5:30 p.m.

To schedule an outdoor aquatic center birthday party, please contact Christine McCormick at the Vaughan Athletic Center at 630-907-9613.

Reservation Form (PDF)
Rental Guidelines Agreement (PDF)
Adventure Island Party Invite & Waiver (PDF)

Swim Lessons

Fox Valley Park District offers swim lessons for all ages. View classes

Chair, Umbrella and Tent Guidelines

Guests are welcome to bring their own chairs, umbrellas or shade tents into the Outdoor Aquatic Centers for secured seating and shade. All personal folding lounges, chairs umbrellas and tents may be palced in the grass yard areas and located a minimum of 4 feet from the pool deck’s edge. Items are not permitted on the pool deck.

Chairs and Umbrellas:

  • Personal folding lounges and folding bag chairs, or chairs with attached umbrellas are allowed inside the park.
  • Umbrellas should be no larger than 6′ tall. Guests are advised to use caution when using them in high traffic areas and during strong winds.

Shade Structures and Tents:

  • Pop-up tents no larger than 10′ x 10′ are permitted.
  • Guests are encouraged to use weights or short stakes to anchor down tents.
  • In high winds, guests are advised to retract all shade tents and umbrellas for safety purposes.

Guests are advised to monitor all personal property brought on site as the Fox Valley Park District is not responsible for items that are lost, stolen, forgotten or damaged. Guests may be liable and are advised to exercise caution while their actions or use of personal property may cause injury to another. All personal property must be removed from the site at the close of each day. For the safety and enjoyment of all guests, respect and observance of the personal space of others in encouraged.

Programs At-A-Glance
  • Outdoor Facilities
  • Ages 0-2
  • Ages 3-5
  • Ages 6-8
  • Ages 9-12
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Active Adults
  • Leagues
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