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 27, 2023 through Sunday, August 13, 2023. 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 Monday, July 3th.**


Daily Admission Rate:

            $12.00 - 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.

 COUPON BOOKS            Cost:  $30 per book         Coupons do not expire

The Morton Park District offers daily admission discount coupon books for park district residents ONLY. The coupon books have 10 admission coupons and may be used during any public swim time throughout the summer. Coupon books are ONLY available at the park office located at 349 W. Birchwood, Monday-Friday from 8:30-12:00 and 1:00-5:00pm. *CASH OR CHECK ONLY* NO CREDIT CARDS. Proof of residency is required.

Private Group Rentals:

The Morton Pool is available for Private Group Rentals. Pool rental reservations will be available beginning Monday, April 24th, 2023. Pool rental reservations can only be made in-person at the Morton Park District Office (349 W. Birchwood St.). *Cash/Check ONLY. Rental fee amount and $50 deposit is required at the time of booking.

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 6th-Time Trials

*Tuesday, June 13th

*Tuesday, June 20th

*Tuesday, June 27th

TOT TIME   Fee for the program is $2.00 per person. CASH OR CHECK ONLY
AM-Toddler Time:  June 5th-August 11th
   Monday - Friday, 10:15am-12:30pm 
PM-Toddler Time: June 5th-August 9th -NO PM TOT TIME ON JULY 3RD OR JULY 5TH 
   Monday & Wednesday evenings 5:30pm-6:45pm
   Wed., July 5th & Wed., August 9th open swim until 7:00pm

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). CASH OR CHECK ONLY **SEASON PASSES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR ENTRY TO TODDLER TIME.