Coral Cove Water Park

Coral Cove is closed for the winter. We will see you next summer!  



Adjacent to the Simkus Recreation Center is Coral Cove Water Park, which features water slides; a 15-foot climbing wall, drop slide and diving board; water playground with dumping bucket and playground for toddlers. A poolside café provides shaded seating.  Coral Cove hosts birthday parties and private rentals.

Dive into summer at Coral Cove Water Park – a fun, beach-themed water park with multiple pools and water play features:

  • A large walk-in swimming pool
  • Two awesome water slides – the tallest in DuPage County!
  • A deep-water plunge pool with a 15 ft climbing wall, drop-slide, and diving board
  • A dry playground
  • An interactive water playground with a dumping bucket
  • A toddler water playground with tot slide and sprays
  • Large shaded concession eating area
  • Poolside cafe, The Cove, operated by Carol Stream Park District. Menu items include pizza, snacks, drinks and soft serve ice cream, in addition to GRILL DAYS!
  • A grassy sun hill and large patio deck with chairs for relaxing
  • Coral Cove has a Five Star Lifeguard Safety Rating
  • Group swim lessons will be held at the indoor pool at Fountain View Recreation Center and will no longer interfere with Coral Cove fun!

Coral Cove does not permit outside food to be brought into the facility. Baby formula & water permitted. 


Climbing Wall/Drop Slide Hours

Mon-Sat Sun
Climbing Wall 10:30-11:30am 11am-12pm
Drop Slide 11:30-12:30pm 12-1pm
Climbing Wall 12:30-1:30pm 1-2pm
Drop Slide 1:30-2:30pm 2-3pm
Climbing Wall 2:30-3:30pm 3-4pm
Drop Slide 3:30-4:30pm 4-5pm
Climbing Wall 4:30-5:30pm 5-6pm
Drop Slide 5:30-6:30pm 6-7pm
Climbing Wall 6:30-7:30pm
Drop Slide 7:30-8:00pm


Special Events

Special Events

June 2, 1pm – School’s out for the Summer! Celebrate the start of summer with Sammy Starfish and all his friends. Search for mini starfish throughout the day and buy rubber ducks for just $1 to participate in the duck race at 5pm.

June 3, 1-3pm – Water Safety Day Come out to Coral Cove for a 20-minute Water Safety class to make sure you and your kids are ready for a safe and fun-filled summer by the pool.

June 8 – National Best Friend Day On this day, each season pass holder may bring one friend to Coral Cove for free! Limit is one free guest per passholder. Nonpassholders may bring a friend for ½ price with each full-priced entrance!

June 15, 1-3pm – National Flip Flop Day Come out to Coral Cove and decorate flip flops (flops and decorations provided $5R/$7NR). The pair with the most “best” votes wins a 5-punch pass.

June 17 – Father’s Day Come and join us for some fun in the sun! Dads come and relax poolside. Fathers gain free entry with purchase of 1 child’s admission.

June 21 – National Selfie Day Take a selfie at Coral Cove and post it to our Facebook page telling us why you love the Cove to be entered into a drawing to win a free 10-punch pass.

June 22, 8-10pm – Friday Night Lights Every kid wants the chance to ride the water slides at night! Well now is their chance! Coral Cove will remain open for an extra two hours on this day so everyone gets to have a late night swim!

June 27 – National Sunglasses Day Wear you’re most outrageous sunglasses and help make the Cove the hottest place to be cool!

July 1 – Red, White, and Blue Bash Celebrate the upcoming Independence Day holiday at Coral Cove. Show the cashier you are wearing a red, white, or blue swimsuit and pay just $3 for admission all day! (Nonresident fee $5).

July 4, 1-6pm – 4th of July – National Barbecue Day Join us on the 4th of July and escape from the heat. Come cool off at the Cove while we grill up some good eats.

July 7, 1pm – Water Balloon Day Come out to Coral Cove for a classic water balloon toss as well as the always popular water balloon baseball game!

July 13, 8-10pm – Friday Night Lights Climb the rock wall towards the moon as Coral Cove remains open for an extra two hours for everyone to have a chance to swim under the stars!

July 14, 12:30pm – Aqua Zumba Join us for a Zumtastic time. Get active and participate in one of our free Aqua Zumba Class!

July 15, 1-3pm – Tie-Dye Come join us for some fun in the sun making Tie-Dye shirts. Only $5 to participate and to receive a white t-shirt to tie-dye with us and help us make a splash or color!

July 18 – Bring a Friend On this day, each season passholder may bring one friend to Coral Cove for free! Limit is one free guest per passholder.

July 21 – Sammy Games Challenge Sammy and his friends. Compete in all of our Sammy Games for a chance to come out on top with bragging rights for the rest of the summer and to have your team’s name on Sammy’s Trophy.

July 26 – Draw on the Deck Sammy Starfish and all his lifeguard friends will be on deck this day to show you their artistic abilities! Show them what you can do as we color the deck at Coral Cove! Chalk is provided.

August 6 – Noodle Nirvana Join us for National Float Day. Noodles are allowed in the pool ALL Day!

August 9 – Bring a Friend On this day, each season passholder may bring one friend to Coral Cove for free! Limit is one free guest per passholder.

August 11, 1-5pm – Pirate Night Come walk the plank and search for stolen booty.

August 12 – Back to School Bash Come join us for a last hurrah before school starts!

August 14 – Search for Sammy Everyone’s favorite starfish, Sammy, will be hiding around the water park all day! See if you can find him and take home a little souvenir!

August 24, 7-9pm – Friday Night Lights [rescheduled from Aug 17] Look up to the night sky as the dumping bucket unleashes the rushing water on everyone! Coral Cove will stay open for an extra TWO hours on this day for one last summer night swim! ALSO, you can bring your NOODLES!


Season Passes

Coral Cove Passes are Now on Sale!


Season Pass Options (2018)

Early Bird
(before June 1)

(starts June 1 )




Family of 2



Family of 3



Family of 4



Family of 5



Guest Pass



Forever Young (62+ yrs)



Forever Young Couple (62+ yrs)



*Forever Young ages 62+ yrs receive a 10% discount


  • Unlimited swimming all summer
  • Pass-holder only early entry
  • 10% off Coral Cove Rentals
  • Designated “Bring a Friend” days at Coral Cove (Check the Special Events page for details)

All passes are available at the Fountain View and Simkus Recreation Centers. When you purchase your pass for the first time, each person 3 years and older in your immediate family will be given a photo ID to gain entrance to the pool. Proof of residency for each adult on the family pass is required. If you have a pass from last year, your pass will be updated for you. Photo IDs are non transferable and are for the exclusive use of the person to whom it was issued.  All passes are non-refundable.


The Cove

The Cove is our poolside cafe, operated by the Carol Stream Park District. Grab a bite to eat while enjoying a day at the pool! Reasonable prices and select days for GRILLING! There is something for everyone on our menu!


Coral Cove does not permit outside food or coolers to be brought into the facility. Baby formula & water permitted. 

Daily Fees

Resident* Non-Resident
Daily (3+ yrs) $7 $10
Tots (2 & under) Free Free
After 6pm  (3+ yrs) $3 $5
5 Visit Punch Pass $30 $45
10 VisitPunch Pass $55 $85

*All Carol Stream Park District and Winfield Park District residents are admitted at resident rates. Proof of residency required.

Water Park Rules & Regulations

Coral Cove Water Park staff is responsible for enforcing safety rules and responding to emergencies. Parents/Guardians are responsible for the supervision of their children.

  1. All guests entering the water must be wearing a swimsuit. Street clothes and underwear are not allowed. No swimsuit, no swimming.
  2. Children 8 years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older.
  3. All children who are not toilet-trained shall wear tightly fitted rubber or plastic pants. Plastic pants are available for purchase from the cashier.
  4. Children unable to swim on their own must be within arms reach of their parent/guardian.
  5. We allow only US Coast Guard approved life vests. If you do not have an appropriate vest, Coral Cove will provide a life vest for your visit.
  6. Coral Cove reserves the right to close due to inclement weather, when the temperature falls below 68 degrees, or due to low attendance (Under 30 guests within one hour). We will give a courtesy pass to guests that entered the facility within 30 minutes of closing the pool for inclement weather and still have their receipt.
  7. Outside food and drinks are not allowed into the facility, except plastic water bottles and baby formula.
  8. Diaper changing stations are available in the restrooms. Diaper changing is not permitted on pool deck.
  9. Admission to the pool shall be refused to all persons having contagious disease, infectious conditions such as colds, fever, ringworm, food infections, skin lesions, diarrhea, vomiting, inflamed eyes, ear discharges or any other condition which has the appearance of being infectious. Persons with excessive sunburn, abrasions which have not healed, corn plasters, bunion pads, adhesive tape, rubber bandages, or other bandages of any kind shall also be refused admittance.
  10. A person under the influence of alcohol or exhibiting erratic behavior shall not be permitted in the pool area.
  11. The pool water is not suitable for drinking. Avoid swallowing pool water.
  12. Littering is prohibited. In addition, no food, drink, gum, or tobacco is allowed in other than specially designated and controlled sections of the pool area. Glass containers are prohibited.
  13. All persons are encouraged to take a shower before entering the pool area.
  14. Personal conduct within the pool facility must be such that the safety of self and others is not jeopardized. No running, boisterous or rough play, except supervised water sports, is permitted.
  15. Only clean footwear, baby strollers, or wheelchairs are allowed in the pool area and locker room.
  16. Spitting, spouting of water, blowing the nose or otherwise introducing contaminants into the pool is not permitted.
  17. Glass, soap or other material which might create hazardous conditions or interere with efficient operation of the swimming pool shall not be premitted in the swimming pool or on the pool deck.
  18. Diving is only allowed off the diving board.
  19. Caution shall be exercised in the use of the diving board.
  20. Swimming is prohibited at outdoor swimming pools when lightning is present, including a 30-minute period after the last lightning observed or thunder is heard.
  21. If present, lifeguards are responsible for enforcing safety rules and responding to emergencies. Parents or guardians should supervise their children.
  22. No one should swim alone.
  23. Our staff is fully trained and equipped to handle any first aid emergency. Feel free to ask a lifeguard or manager for assistance.
  24. Prolonged under water breath holding is not permitted.
  25. Flotation, hard throwing, snorkel masks and spraying objects are prohibited in the water areas.
  26. Mermaid Tails and Mono fins are prohibited at Coral Cove Water Park.
  27. Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the aquatic facility nor on park district property (to include parking lot).
  28. Coral Cove Water Park and Carol Stream Park District is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  29. The Carol Stream Park District reserves the right to revoke any season passes as well as suspend individuals paying daily admissions, if there are continual violations of facility rules.
  30. The Carol Stream Park District does not provide individual health and accident insurance.
  31. The pool management is authorized to implement and enforce rules that are more stringent or that supplement those listed here.

Swimmer Areas

All group participants will be wrist banded prior to entering the pool.

Print Swimmer Areas

Photos of Coral Cove

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