Morton Pool

The Morton Public Swimming Pool

 DIRECT LINE TO THE POOL:  309-369-2463

The Morton Park District operates the municipal swimming pool located at Idlewood Park, 450 E. Idlewood (Weather Line 263-7429, Ext.1).  The Morton Pool opens on Saturday, May 29, 2021 through Sunday, August 8, 2021. Any child in diapers is required to wear a "SWIM DIAPER" in the pool.  The diapers are available for purchase in the concession stand. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by a person 16 years or older.


Public Pool Hours:

             SUNDAY –               11:30am-6:45pm

            MONDAY –              2pm-6:45pm

            TUESDAY –             2pm-6:45pm

            WEDNESDAY –        2pm-6:45pm

            THURSDAY –           2pm-6:45pm

            FRIDAY –                2pm-6:45pm

            SATURDAY –           11:30am-6:45pm


**The Morton Pool will close at 4:00pm on Sunday, July 4th.


Daily Admission Rate:

            $8.00 - AGES 2 to 64,



*Only Coast Guard approved life jackets are allowed in the pool. 

*Life jackets CANNOT be worn on the slides or off the diving boards.  

*No coolers or outside food may be brought in during public swim hours. 


*The pool WILL NOT open if temperature does not reach 70 degrees at the time of opening.

*The pool WILL NOT open during inclement weather.

*The pool WILL CLOSE due to electrical storms and low attendance.




Individual Season Passes:

            $60.00 – ALL AGES (resident)

           $120.00 – ALL AGES (non-resident)

*On-line registration available.

*Season pass holders will be given priority entrance to the pool each day/time slot.

*A $5.00 fee will be assessed for lost passes.

*Any misuse of a pass will result in the revocation of the pass and forfeiture of the pass fee.

*Pass is not transferable.


Private Group Rentals:

The Morton Pool is available for Private Group Rentals. Pool rental reservations will be available beginning Monday, May 3rd, 2021. Pool rental reservations can only be made in-person at the Morton Park District Office (349 W. Birchwood St.). *Cash/Check ONLY.


Su, M, T, Th, F, Sa – 7:00pm-8:30pm  


            $250.00 – < 100-person rental

            $350.00 – < 200-person rental

            $450.00 – >200-person rental


*You may bring in outside food & drink for Private Group Rentals

*Concessions service available for an additional $50.00 fee due at time of reservation



Swim Meets / Pool Closures:

The Morton Pool will close at 4:00pm for Morton Otters home swim meets on the following dates:

*Friday, June 18th-Time Trials

*Tuesday, June 22nd

*Tuesday, July 6th

*Tuesday, July 13th 


Toddler Time:  June 7-July 30
   Monday - Friday, 10:30am-1:30pm 

The zero-depth wading pool with aquatic playground will be open for a Toddler Time swim.  The program is open to children 0-5 years of age accompanied by an adult 16 years or older.  Fee for the program is $2 per participant (Participants of all ages must pay the $2 entry fee, including adults).  **SEASON PASSES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR ENTRY TO TODDLER TIME.