Aquatic Programs

Hawthorne Municipal Pool
Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays: 6 - 8 a.m. Lane Swim
Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays: 4 - 6:30 p.m. Open Swim
Saturdays/Sundays: 1 - 4 p.m. Open Swim
Daily Fee: $5 per person
Bring the whole family for quality open swim time, or come exercise with lane swim at the Hawthorne Pool! This public pool is open to everyone, with no membership fees,  year-round. Fee is per person, per day. Three month passes are also available for purchase.
Hawthorne Municipal Pool Three Month Pass Rates
Three Month Pass Rate  
1 Person $80
Additional Family Members $30
The three month pass will only include lane/open swims.  The pass will begin on the date that it is purchased. Family members must reside in the same household.

Aqua Fitness Classes
Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays: 8 -9 a.m., 9 - 10 a.m. and 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesdays/Thursdays: 8 -9 a.m. and 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Site: Hawthorne Municipal Pool
Fee: $30 per person
Better health, fitness and living starts with the City of Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department when you enroll in the aquatic workout classes at Hawthorne Pool. Aquatic group fitness classes are ideal for all levels, and provide excellent cardiovascular and respiratory fitness. Classes cal assist with improving balance and flexibility, build strength and endurance and are great for muscle toning. Enthusiastic instructors provide fitness within a fun environment and a heated pool. Classes offered include; Aqua-Ease, Aqua-Motion and Aqua-Zumba. The fee is per session and includes a variety of aquatic fitness days and times to participate in.
Learn to Swim - Spring Session
Date: March 6, 2018 - March 29, 2018
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Site: Hawthorne Municipal Pool
Online registration deadline: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Fee: $38 Aquababies/Preschool and $42 Levels I-VI
Splash in spring by enrolling in swim lessons and invest in your child's future with this important life skill. Lean to swim for safety and love to swim for life with the City of Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department. Swim lessons allow youth and adults to have the opportunity to learn in safe environment while progressing at a comfortable pace. Classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Parent and Child Aquababies class meets 6 - 6:30 p.m. and the Preschool classes are 5:30 - 6 p.m. There are six levels of swim lessons for youth, meeting 5:15 - 6 p.m. Registration must be complete online or at Lakeside Recreation Facility by Thursday, march 1, 2018. Registration will also be taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 4:30 - 6 p.m. and Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Hawthorne Pool if you want to register on-site.
2018 Splash Party Reservations
Site: Hawthorne Municipal Pool
Fee: $80 per hour (1 - 40 swimmers) / $120 per hour (41 - 75 swimmers)

Reservations are now being accepted for 2018 Splash Parties at Hawthorne Municipal Poor. Make a splash with your next birthday, scout troop, organization or family event in an aquatic environment fit for any time of year. Rental fee includes: lifeguards, the giant inflatable WiBit, and facility during the allotted time reservation. Splash Parties are available year-round, however, weekend reservations fill up quickly. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis.
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