Sand Park Pool

Sand Park Pool is "L" shaped, ranging from 3 feet to 12 feet deep and has a diving well with two drop slides and a one-meter diving board. This location also offers a family aquatic attraction, Penguin Pond, which features a wading pool and a water slide specially designed for young children.

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1041 E. Riverside Blvd. | Loves Park, IL 61111 | 815-987-8806 | Directions

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Hours

  • Daily: 1:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Weather Updates

Daily Admission

Ages Resident Non-Resident
General Admission (3+)
$6 $8
Tots (2 and under)*
$4 $5
Cool Off (After 3:00 p.m.) $4 $5
Group rates** $4/person $5/person
Bargain Day (Tuesdays) $4 $4

*Includes reusable swimpant

**Minimum 15 people with 24 hours advance notice

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Season Pass Regular Prices

Ages Resident Non-Resident
General (3+) $45 $60
Tots (2 and under) $10 $12

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"Rent-A-Pool" Private Pool Parties

Perfect for birthday parties, family reunions, graduations, company picnics or just a good old get-together. Our private pool parties are a perfect way to celebrate all summer long. Your guests will be the only ones at the facility with the exception of our fantastic lifeguards. We will make special arrangements for group sizes from 25 up to 850 or more. You must hurry and schedule a date because these parties are popular. Hope to see you splashing away at our private pool rentals!

Alpine Park Pool Private Rental Hourly Rates

People Pool Wading Pool Entire Facility Concessions
0-200 $165 $90 $180 $20
201-600 $250 N/A $270 $30

Sand Park Pool Private Rental Hourly Rates

People Pool Wading Pool Penguin Pond Pool & Pond Entire Facility Concessions
0-200 $165 $95  $145 $250 $270 $30
201-850 $260  N/A  N/A  $350 $370 $40

Group Rates

Groups consist of 15 or more people.

Pool Resident Non-Resident
Alpine Park Pool $3 $4
Sand Park Pool $4 $5

For additional information or to make a reservation please call the facility directly at Alpine Pool 815.987.8804 or Sand Park Pool 815.987.8806. During the off season please call the Aquatics Office at 815.966.8793.


Birthday Pool Parties

Perfect for children who celebrate their birthday in the summer months...or wish they could!

Our Birthday Pool Party includes, cupcakes, pop, and gift bags for each child in the party. The kids can splash and swim, and you can relax and enjoy the sunshine. We'll even clean up the mess! Birthday parties are offered during public swimming hours.

Pool Base Rate (Up to 8 people) Each Additional Person
Alpine Park Pool $110 $5/guest
Sand Park Pool $130 $6/guest

For additional information or to make a reservation please call the facility directly at Alpine Pool 815.987.8804 or Sand Park Pool 815.987.8806. During the off season please call the Aquatics Office at 815.966.8793.


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Quick Pass*: A guest with a disability-related need may request a "Quick Pass" at Guest Services. This ticket allows the guest with a disability-related need and one companion to move to the front of the line of the desired attraction.

Companion Pass*: For season pass holders, guests with disabilities may purchase a second season pass that can be interchangeable with companions joining them at Magic Waters. The Companion Pass must be used with the season pass holder.

*The Pass systems for guests are offered through the Park District's Total Customer Service Standards. The Quick and Companion Pass benefits will be terminated upon misuse.

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We welcome the opportunity to assist guests with disabilities so they can enjoy ALL our facilities, programs, and services.


Swimming Rules and Policies

  • Children under ten years of age and children who cannot swim must be under the direct supervision of a swimming guardian age 16 or older. Guardians must be within an arm's reach of the child at all times.
  • All children age three and under must wear tight fitting re-useable rubber swim pants or plastic pants in accordance with Rockford Park District regulations.
  • Appropriate, lined swimwear is required as defined by pool staff. "Street" clothing, cut-offs, tee shirts and bras are not permitted as swimwear. Examples of proper swimwear are on display at each facility. This rule will continue to be enforced for both the safety and enjoyment of our valued guests. Aquatic staff reserves the right to check for proper swimwear at the front counter.
  • Air temperature must be 70 degrees to open the pools. Facilities may close due to cool or dangerous weather, rain, or lack of attendance.
  • Guardians are responsible for supervising children. Lifeguards are responsible for rule enforcement and responding to emergencies.
  • Most, but not all, facility rules are posted. However, all guests must follow the direction of facility staff at all times.
  • We have ZERO TOLERANCE for foul language/behavior, rough play, disrespect towards guests or staff, and failure to follow facility rules.

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Vision

To be the best urban parks and recreation system in North America, as measured by national standards and the citizens we serve.

Mission

To help people enjoy life by providing an exceptional parks and recreation system.

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