With both indoor and outdoor swimming facilities, the Urbana Park District offers recreational swimming, lessons, lap swimming, pool parties and rentals year-round.


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Parent Tot I/Parent Tot II (6-36 Months)

Children will be introduced to the water with games and songs. They will work on jumping in, splashing, and being comfortable floating on front and back.

Preschool Lessons (Level 1) (Ages 3-5)

This 30 minutes class is designed for preschool aged children. Children will learn to be comfortable in water through play and skills. They will begin to learn lead up skills for the front/back crawl.

Youth Group Lessons (Age 6 and Up)

Level 2 - Children comfortable performing swimming actions independently. Begin to put stroke actions together.

Level 3 - This level will work on side breathing. Also learned will be lead up skills to other four strokes and dive.

Level 4 - This level will complete intro to breaststroke and butterfly. Work on distance and endurance for other strokes.

Level 5 - Endurance for all four strokes. Instructors will critique each stroke and work to improve efficiency. Open turns and flip turns are introduced.

Level 6 - This level will focus on endurance and stroke assessments. Children will learn to swim longer distances and work on technique of each stroke.

How do I know where to place my child for swim lessons?

During the first class of each session, instructors and coordinators will evaluate the child’s swim level and place them in the appropriate level.

NEW! Movies at the Pool: Crystal Lake Park Family Aquatic Center

Doors open at 8:15pm and movies begin at 8:30pm*

Admission price: $6 Resident and $9 Nonresident

Season pass holders price: $4 Resident and $6 Nonresident

JULY 8 Lego Batman | August 13 Finding Dory

Whether you want a view from the water or from the pool deck, you’ll love seeing a film at Crystal Lake Park Family Aquatic Center with friends and family. Outside snacks are allowed. Please bring sealed drinks in coolers. You must fill water bottles once on the premises. No glass containers or alcohol. Food must be consumed in the grassy area. In case of inclement weather, movies may be canceled.

*Admission for movies is different than admission for the pool for swimming. You must exit and pay for the movie if you have been swimming at the facility.