Village of Libertyville FAQ’S Adler and Riverside Pool
1. Will the entire facility be open?
The entire facility will be open, but patrons will need to distance themselves from other groups.
2. Will I be able to buy a pool pass this summer?
Due to the limited number of people that will be allowed to use the pool this season, we will not be able to sell pool passes for the summer of 2021. Since we cannot guarantee a certain amount of visits per guest, pool passes will not be sold.
3. How will admission be handled this year?
Each guest will have to pay the daily fee admission price each visit. Adler prices are $10 for residents and $14 for non-residents. Riverside prices are $8 for residents and $10 for non-residents. Residents must show proof of address at the pools.
4. Does everyone have to pay, even if you aren’t swimming?
Everyone who wishes to enter the facility must pay the fee.
5. How many guests are allowed in the pools?
The capacity for Adler Pool will be the first 50 people. The capacity for Riverside Pool will be the first 30 people.
6. Will I have to do a COVID-19 screening before entering?
Each guest will be asked the symptom questions prior to entering our facilities. If you have any of the COVID-19 symptoms, you will not be allowed into our pools.
7. Do I have to make a reservation to swim?
No, there will be no reservation system for this summer. The first 50 people are allowed into Alder Pool, and the first 30 people are allowed into Riverside Pool during the designated time slot. Guests can wait outside to enter. Each guest must wait socially distanced from others and wear a mask while in line. 8. When will the pool open? Opening day of Adler and Riverside Pool is June 12 th . The last day of the season is August 8 th . There will be a post season at Adler Pool from August 9 th until September 6 th with weekends only. These dates include August 14- 15 th , August 21 st -22 nd , August 28 th -29 th , and September 4 th -6 th . Riverside WILL NOT have a post season. The pools will open on the WEEKDAYS at 11:00 a.m. and close at 2:00 p.m. for the first time slot. There will be a 30-minute intermission to clean/disinfect. The pools will reopen at 2:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Then, the pools will be closed and cleaned. On the WEEKENDS, the pools will open at 12:00 p.m. then close at 3:00 p.m. It will be closed for 30 minutes to clean and reopen at 3:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Both facilities will close at that time to clean and disinfect. Adler Pool will have twilight swim on Thursday nights from 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. 9. What are the time slots for the pools?
10. What programs will you have this summer?
Private and semi-private swim lessons, parent-tot lessons, aquafit, and day camp swim lessons will be available this summer for a limited amount of participants. COVID-19 measures will take place to ensure the safety of our guests and staff.
11. Will deck chairs be available for use?
The Parks and Recreation Department will be providing a limited amount of deck chairs this year. All chairs will be spaced out AT LEAST 6 feet from the next.
12. Will lifejackets be available for use?
There will be a limited amount of lifejackets provided for children who need it. If you want to bring your own lifejacket, it must be approved by the U.S. Coast Guard and the Manager on Duty.
13. Will lap lanes be open during open swim?
Yes, 2 lap lanes will be open during open swim.
14. Will the slides and diving board be open?
Yes, all the aquatic amenities will be open during open swim.
15. If someone leaves the facility during a timeslot and I’m in line, can I come into the pools?
No. Once the 50 first guests at Adler and the 30 first guests at Riverside are inside the facilities, no one else will be allowed in until the deck is cleared and the next time slot begins. Each timeslot is locked in without any new customers entering. Guests can exit before the time slot is over if they choose. 16. If I attend two time slots for open swim in one day, do I have to pay twice? No, you don’t have to pay another admission fee. If you wish to re -enter for the next time slot, ask the cashier for a stamp before you exit. You must get back in line outside the facility and be let in if there are spots left. 17. Do I have to wear a face mask while I am in the facility? Patrons will have to wear a mask when they enter the facility. They do not need to wear a mask when they are ion the water or in their socially distanced group on deck. All other circumstances, a face mask must be worn.
18. Do I have to wear a face mask if I’ve been vaccinated?
Vaccinated guests will be required to wear masks in all required areas. The Center for Disease control states that all vaccinated individuals should continue to use precautions when in public.
19. Will there be a place to change and use the bathroom?
Patrons can use the locker rooms to change their clothes and use the bathrooms. While in the locker rooms, patrons are expected to wear a face mask and keep social distance. To cut down on the amount of patrons using indoor spaces at the same time, we encourage the guests to come to the facility already dressed in their suits. If possible, we also encourage guests to change and shower at home after their swim time. You can rent out Adler Pool and Riverside Pool this summer. Birthday party rentals are available at both pools from 10:00-11:30 a.m. with a maximum of 25 children. Adler Pool will have after hour rentals from 7:15-8:45 p.m. for 20-50 guests. Riverside Pool will have after hour rentals from 7:00-8:30 p.m. for 20-50 guests. More information on our rentals and pricing can be found on our rental forms here.
20. Will pool rentals be available?
21. How often will you clean the facility?
After every time slot, we will disinfect all areas of the facility. During open swim, our employees will disinfect high touch surfaces, like the hand rails, ladders, bathrooms, and tables. The lockers at Riverside Pool will be disinfected as well.
22. How do I exit the facility at the end of my swim time?
All guests must exit the facility at the gate by the concession stand at Adler Pool. This will help keep a one-way flow of traffic at our pools.
23. Will the concession stand be open?
The concession stand at Adler Pool and Riverside Pool will be open, but with limited items. Adler will have chips, candy, icee’ s, bottled water, soda, Gatorade, and ice cream. Riverside will have candy, chips, bottled water, soda, and Gatorade. No hot food will be served.
24. What can I expect on Thursday evenings at Adler Pool?
Thursday nights are evening swim with a twist. There will be a theme each night, so get ready to have some fun!
25. Will there be any special events at the pools this summer?
Due to COVID-19, we cannot plan for large summer events. Although, there will be some surprises this summer, so be on the lookout on our social media for more information in the upcoming months. Our Facebook and Instagram handle is @libertyvillerecreation. Give us a follow! 26. Why are the pools open to both residents and non-residents when there is a limited capacity? Several options were considered when planning for the summer season. A solution was determined to allow both residents and non-residents into our facilities based on the support we receive from multiple communities. We want to provide an enjoyable summer experience for everyone around the Village of Libertyville.
1. Can I bring my own food to the pools?
Guests are not permitted to bring their own food and beverages into our aquatic facilities.
2. How do I know if the pools will be closed due to inclement weather?
The pool may close due to certain weather conditions. This includes thunder or lightning in the area, air temperatures below 68 degrees, or hard rain that alters the lifeguard’s view of the bottom of the pool. You can call our information line to find out if we are open or closed due to weather at 847-362-4490 option 2. 3. What types of flotation devices are allowed in the water? All flotation devices must be U.S. Coast Guard approved. Children wearing lifejackets must be within arm’s reach of a par ent or guardian.
4. How tall do you have to be to ride the water slides?
You must be 48 inches tall to ride the slides at Adler Pool.
5. How old does a child have to be to come to the pool by themselves?
Children must be at least 10 years old to come to the pool alone. Anyone under the age of 10 must be accompanied by someone 16 or older.
6. When will the pool close?
Weather incidents, fecal accidents, chemical issues, and any other situation that would jeop ardize the public’s health.
If you have any questions, please contact Bridgette Sterba at 847-362-4147 or email@example.com or Julie Ludwig- O’Toole at 847 -247-7615 firstname.lastname@example.org