Coral Cove Water Park

Coral Cove will be closed Friday 9/1

Coral Cove is operating on end-of-season, back-to-school hours until Monday, Sept 4.

The Cove Concession stand will be open on Saturdays and Sundays during back-to-school hours, and on Monday, Sept 4, Labor Day.

Welcome to Coral Cove! 

The Cove concessions stand is under new management, offering fresher food items each day. We’ll be grilling on the weekends too! No outside food is permitted in the water park, so leave your coolers at home and try our new concession items!


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. Visitors may rent a cabana for the day. 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 new slide in the water  playground for toddlers
  • Large shaded concession eating area
  • NEW! Poolside cafe, The Cove, operated by Carol Stream Park District. Menu items include pizza, drinks and ice cream, in addition to weekend 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 3, 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 9, 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 17, 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!

June 23 – Bring a Friend
On this day, each season pass holder may bring one friend to Coral Cove for free! Limit is one free guest per pass holder.

July 2 – 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 swim suit and pay just $3 for admission all day! (Non-resident fee $5).

July 8, 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 14, 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 19 – Bring a Friend
On this day, each season pass holder may bring one friend to Coral Cove for free! Limit is one free guest per pass holder.

July 22 – 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!

July 27– 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 3, 5pm – National Watermelon Day
To celebrate this great summer snack, Coral Cove is again hosting a free watermelon eating contest with prizes for the winners!

August 8 – Bring a Friend
On this day, each season pass holder may bring one friend to Coral Cove for free! Limit is one free guest per pass holder.

August 11, 8-10pm – Friday Night Lights
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!

August 12, 1-5pm – Pirate Night
Come walk the plank and search for stolen booty.

Season Passes

Starting July 15 mid/end of season pass sale begins! Get your season pass at 50% discount!


Season Pass Options

Regular (After 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)




  • Unlimited swimming all summer
  • Pass-holder only early entry
  • 10% off Coral Cove Rentals
  • 20% off Cabana 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

NEW! Poolside cafe, The Cove, operated by Carol Stream Park District. Try our new fresh food options, and join us on the weekends for GRILL DAYS!

Here’s some items on the menu – menu subject to change.

Entrees:  Brat, Hot Dog, Italian Sausage, Chicken Tenders, Pizza, (Burger on weekend GRILL days only)
Value meals: $6 include one of the above, chips and medium fountain drink
Snacks: Bosco stick, nachos, mozzarella sticks, pretzel, chips
Healthy options: Fruit Smoothie, Un-crustable
Sweet treats:  soft serve ice cream, candy, root beer float, orange creamsicle float, shaved ice
Various fountain drinks, Gatorade, water, milk, juice box

Coral Cove does not permit outside food 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.

Photos of Coral Cove