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 28, 2022 through Sunday, August 7, 2022. 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 –              1pm-7pm

            MONDAY –              1pm-5:15pm

            TUESDAY –             1pm-7pm

            WEDNESDAY –        1pm-5:15pm

            THURSDAY –           1pm-7pm

            FRIDAY –                1pm-7pm

            SATURDAY –            11:30am-7pm


**The Morton Pool will close at 4:00pm on Sunday, July 3th.**


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)

*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.

 Pool coupons are available for Morton residents only for $30.  The booklet contains 10 coupons.  Proof of residency is required and they do not expire.  They will be available all summer.  

Private Group Rentals:

The Morton Pool is available for Private Group Rentals. Pool rental reservations will be available beginning Monday, April 25th, 2022. 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:

*Tuesday, June 7th-Time Trials

*Tuesday, June 9th

*Tuesday, July 12th

*Tuesday, July 19th

*Tuesday, July 23-Tazewell County Meet
Toddler Time:  June 6th-July 29th
   Monday - Friday, 10:15am-12:30pm 
Toddler Time: June 6th-July 27th 
   Monday & Wednesday evenings 5:30pm-6:45pm

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.