Lakeside Water Park

1033 South Lake Storey Road; 309/343-8036

Lakeside Splashzone Water Park Hours:

Opens for the season: Memorial Day weekend
Hours: noon - 6:00 p.m.
Closes for the season: First day of school for Galesburg School District #205
*Closed on Galesburg District #205 School Days
*The 5 foot pool is closed during swim team practice and home swim meets.

Water Park Features:

  • Zero depth pool
  • Exciting water play feature
  • Water geysers
  • 122 foot body flume waterslide
  • Sun deck/chaise lounge area
  • Concession area
  • ADA accessible
  • 25 yard lap competition pool
  • Heated pools
  • Coin lockers available
  • Shelter and picnic area outside of water park

Admission Rates

Daily Pool Admissions

  • Monday - Thursday: ages 2 and up, $5 per person
  • Friday - Saturday: ages 2 and up, $6 per person
  • Ages 2 and under, free

Summer Family Season Passes

Family Season Pass Rates  
 1 Person  $84
 Each additional Person  $33
 Add a Caregiver  $38

 Season pass details:

  • When purchasing a family season pass, if you have a child aged two or under, there is no fee for that child.
  • Season passes are issued to immediate family, residing in the same household only. Any individual residing at the family address that is not an immediate family member (grandparents, childcare provider, extended family, etc.) is welcome to purchase a separate pass.
  • Passes may only be purchased at the Lakeside Recreation Office (next door to the water park), Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Splashzone 10 Punch Pass

Punch Passes can be used for general admission hours. They are non-refundable, and are valid for the current season only. We are not responsible for lost or stolen passes. Punch Passes may be purchased at the Lakeside Recreation Office, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • $48.00 which includes 10 admissions



Splashzone Rentals 

Lakeside Splashzone Rental Packages Application
Birthday Party Packages, Private Facility Rentals, and Group Admission Rates available. See Lakeside Splashzone Rental Packages Application for details on pricing and options. Applications required a minimum of 7 days in advance for parties and group rates, and a minimum of 30 days for facility rentals.

Paradise Cafe

The Paradise Cafe concession service offers a variety of items. Only food and beverages that have been purchased at the concession stand may be consumed at the pool facilities, and only in the concession area.

Picnic Tables

Picnic tables are located outside the water park for those desiring to bring their own food or beverage. You may not bring food or beverages into the facility.

Coin Lockers

Lockers are available for your convenience. Lakeside Water Park and Hawthorne Municipal Pool both offer coin lockers for personal belongings.


Lakeside Splashzone will close early in the following circumstances:

  • If there are less than 20 patrons for a one-hour period
  • If the temperature drops below 70 degrees
  • If its is 70 degrees at opening, we will remain open for an hour and let the crowd determine if the park is to remain open
  • If there is inclement weather, lightening or thunderstorms

During swim team season, the 5ft pool will be partially closed for practice on Monday & Wednesday 5-6 PM. No lap swim will be available during swim team practice. On select dates the 5th pool will be closed for swim meets and functions. Please see the season calendar for specific dates and times that are affected.

Lakeside Water Park Rules

  • Food and drink are not permitted on the pool deck, in accordance with state health codes.
  • Outside food, coolers and drinks are not permitted in the water park.
  • Baby strollers are not permitted on the pool deck. Car seats are permitted.
  • The City of Galesburg is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Glass containers and alcohol are strictly prohibited.
  • Young children wearing diapers must wear a rubber lining over their diaper or a swim diaper. Any child not adhering to these rules will not be allowed in the water.
  • Only approved swimsuits with a liner will be allowed in the water. Soccer, basketball or gym shorts are not considered trunks. No cutoffs or shorts with metal rivets. Sport bras are not considered swimming suits.
  • Only white shirts are permitted in the water.
  • Please do not wear jewelry when riding the slide.
  • Foul language and unruly behavior will not be tolerated. Any person who uses foul language and refuses to act accordingly will be asked to leave the park.
  • An adult, 18 years and older, must supervise children 8 years and younger at all times.
  • Showers are recommended.
  • These rules are not all inclusive and are subject to change.
City of Galesburg, 55 W. Tompkins Street, Galesburg, IL 61402-1387, Phone: 309-343-4181