Due to a power outage, the Alcott Center will be closed until Monday. The phone system is also down.  Email is the best way to get in touch with any staff member.

Willow Stream Pool

Due to local, state and federal guidlines regarding the pandemic, Willow Stream Pool will not open in 2020.

Willow Stream Pool

600 Farrington Drive
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Phone: 847.850.2138
Aquatics Program Contact: Jenn Foreman, 847.850.2110

Rainout Line

Map to Willow Stream Pool

Daily Fees  
Lap Swim$6
Open Swim &
Wading Pool
$6 (2 and under are free)
Seniors 62 and up$4


Twilight Rates 
Monday - Friday from 5 - 7 pm
Sunday from 4 - 6 pm
$4 Adults & Children
$3 Seniors (62 years and up)
$5 Friday Family Night
Every Friday from 5 - 7 pm

$5 per family

Willow Stream Pool Hours

Please note: It must be at least 65 degrees for Willow Stream Pool to open.

Lap Swim

June 1 - August 4 
Monday - Friday7 - 8:30 am
Saturday & Sunday10:30 - 11:45 am

 Please note: Our July 4 lap swim hours are 8 - 9:45 am.

August 5 - August 11 
Monday - Thursday10:30 - 11:45 am
Saturday & Sunday10:30 - 11:45 am


August 12 - August 25 
Monday - FridayClosed
Saturday & Sunday10:30 - 11:45 am


Open Swim/Slide/Wading Pool

June 1 - August 11 
Monday - Friday12 - 7 pm
Saturday12 - 7 pm
Sunday12 - 6 pm

 Please note: Our July 4 open swim/slide hours are 10 am - 4 pm.

August 12 - August 25 
Monday - FridayClosed
Saturday12 - 7 pm
Sunday12 - 6 pm


Late Night Swim

There will be late night swim on July 11 and August 8 from 7 - 10 pm.  The fee is $6, and free kids under 6 and pool pass holders. 

Purchasing Willow Stream Pool Passes

Pool passes are available to Buffalo Grove Park District residents and nonresidents ages 3 years and older. Purchasing a pool pass is an economical way to enjoy the warm waters and fun activities. All passes require a photo of the pass holder and are issued at the Alcott Center during normal business hours, or at Willow Stream Pool when the pool is open.

Pool Pass Policies

  • Families may now add babysitters and nannies to their family pass.
  • Only the person whose name is on the pass may use the card. Passes may not transfer ownership.
  • A fee of $10 is charged to replace lost or stolen passes.
  • Pool passes must be present to enter the pool.  Patrons or families without a pool pass will be required to pay the daily admission fee.
Type Of MembershipResidentNonresident
Families of 2$120$160
Families of 3$135$175
Families of 4$150$190
Families of 5$165$205
Families of 6$180$220

Early Bird Summer Pool Pass Registration Form 
An Early Bird discount of $15 is available for returning pass holders and is only available if registered between March 1 - 31.  Only one discount will be honored.

Summer Pool Pass Registration Form

Willow Stream Pool Closures

Willow Stream Pool will close at 3 pm on June 26, July 3, and 17 for home swim meets.

Willow Stream Pool Accessibility

There is a zero depth entry for both the main and wading pools.

Willow Stream Pool Rules

• Patrons must obey lifeguards at all times.
• Parents or guardians are responsible for supervising their children.  Lifeguards are on duty to enforce rules and respond in case of an emergency.
• Running, sitting on someone’s shoulders, and rough play is not allowed.
• Children who are not toilet trained must wear a swim diaper.
• Proper bathing suit/swim attire is required. No street clothes, cutoffs, shoes or regular diapers are allowed in the pool.
• Children who are under the age of 12 must be accompanied by someone 16 years or older.
• If children are swimming with a flotation device, a parent or responsible adult (16 years or older) must always be within an arm’s length of the child.
• Personal flotation devices are not allowed in the pool unless they are U.S. Coast Guard approved.
• Lifeguards and management reserve the right to request that any patron take a swim test before entering deep water.
• Hanging on lane lines is prohibited.
• Pets, glass, alcohol and smoking are prohibited.
• The Buffalo Grove Park District is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.
• The Buffalo Grove Park District reserves the right to revoke season pool passes or suspend daily admission of individuals for violation of facility rules.
• The Buffalo Grove Park District reserves the right to reduce pool operations or close the pool due to inclement weather or low attendance.
• Lifeguards and management reserve the right to impose restrictions if they feel something unsafe is taking place.