Hawthorne Center Recreation Complex

The Hawthorne Recreation Centre Complex is located within the area formerly known as the Galesburg Mental Health Center, along Veterans Drive. The two main recreation facilities at Hawthorne include Hawthorne Municipal Pool and Hawthorne Centre Gymnasium, located in separate buildings connected by a hallway.

Hawthorne Centre Gymnasium

Hawthorne Centre Gymnasium is host to the boys and girls Junior Streaks Basketball home games and Junior Streaks Invitational tournaments.  Hawthorne Centre Gym is also utilized for adult volleyball leagues, G-Force Youth Volleyball leagues, Junior Streaks practices and Ballroom Dance Classes and sports rentals.
Rental Fee:  $35 per hour
Hawthorne Municipal Pool houses a 45 foot x 100 foot traditional pool which contains 153,000 gallons of water. The pool depths range from 3 feet at the shallow end to 9 feet at the deep well. Hawthorne Municipal Pool offers amenities such as a diving board, waterslide, an Aquatrack water play feature and men’s / women’s locker rooms.
Hawthorne Municipal Pool is open to the general public and provides numerous aquatic programs for infants to senior citizens. Programs include, but are not limited to: Water Aerobics, Learn to Swim (year round), Open and Lane Swim times, Water Safety Swim Lessons (summer months only), and pool rentals.

Hawthorne Center Pool

Hawthorne Municipal Pool Hours: 

Early Morning Lane Swim Hours:  Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays: 6 - 8 a.m.
                                               (Effective, Wednesday, May 31, 2017)
Refer to the Aqua-Fit/Aqua Zumba class schedule for monthly days/times.
Hawthorne Municipal Pool Daily Pool Admission
Ages 2+: $5 flat fee per person
Three Month Passes
Three month passes are the most economical way to continuously enjoy swimming year round.  Your best swimming value - A Three Month Pass.
 Three Month Pass  
 1 Person  $80
 Additional Persons  $30
Three month passes begin on the date of purchase.  Patrons are encouraged to sign up at Lakeside Recreation Facility.  Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Three month passes are issued to immediate family members only, living in the same household.

*Any individual residing at the family address is welcome to purchase a three month pass. Day care providers, babysitters, foster children, grandparents or other extended "family" members may not be on the same family three month pass.

*Other individuals may not utilize passes or the privilege of the pass will be terminated without refund.

Splash Parties

Hawthorne Municipal Pool Rentals
Reservations are being taken for Hawthorne Municipal Pool for a group or private pool party this fall and winter.  Rental fee includes lifeguards, inflatable WiBit, and facility during allotted time reserved.  The reserved rental time includes all time in the facility.  (Changing of clothes, swimming and additional activities planned in the facility.)  Swimming is not allowed during lightning storms.  Contact Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department to determine pool availability and to acquire a confirmation form.
Fee:  $80 per hour (1 - 40 swimmers)
        $120 per hour (41 - 75 swimmers)
City of Galesburg, 55 W. Tompkins Street, Galesburg, IL 61402-1387, Phone: 309-343-4181