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

  • Ages 3 and up, $5 per person
  • Ages 2 and under, $2 per person

Summer Family Season Passes

Family Season Pass Rates  
 1 Person  $80
 Each additional Person  $30

 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 Administrative Office, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Splashzone Coupon Booklet

Coupons can be used for general admission hours. They are non-refundable and are valid for the current season only. Coupon booklets may be purchased at the Lakeside Administrative Office, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
All Ages:         $40.00



Splashzone Rentals 

Splashzone Deluxe Birthday Party Package

This is for groups of 12 participants, including swimmers and non-swimmers, during operating hours.
FEE: $100.00 (1/4 themed sheet cake, plates, forks, three bottles of soda, party room for 1.5 hours, and admission for a maximum of 12.)  $8.00 for each additional attendee.

Contact the Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department at 309/345-3683 to determine facility availability and to acquire a confirmation form. The reserved rental time includes all time in the facility. (changing of clothes, swimming and additional activities planned in the facility) Outside food may not be brought into the facility. Concessions are available at rentals request. Swimming is not allowed during inclement weather with thunder or lightning. Lifeguards will determine.


Splashzone Party Room

Reserve the Splashzone Party Room this summer for your special outing. Groups may call 309/345-3683 to place a reservation. Available for groups of 20 or less.
FEE: $50 per 1 1/2 hours (Admission is not included)

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 5 foot pool will close at 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday for practice and meets

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