Pool - City of Galena


Alice T. Virtue Memorial Pool / Galena Water Park

1811 Field Street
Galena, Illinois 61036
815-777-0802 Pool / 815-777-1050 City Hall


We are excited to share that The Alice T. Virtue Memorial Pool / Galena Water Park is planned to open Friday, June 4, 2021 under pandemic mitigation guidance defined by the CDC, IDPH, and federal, state, and local governance. Closing date: August 15, 2021.

VISIT OUR NEW POOL WEBSITE: www.galenapool.com

Swimming Lessons
ONLINE REGISTRATION--tentatively beginning May 4 at noon on at galenapool.com/swim-lessons. We will also have phone support to assist with registration. Call the pool phone: 815-777-0802 or City Hall: 815-777-1050.

As in the past, we plan to offer 4 10-day sessions of swimming lessons: 

Session 1—June 7-18
Session 2—June 21-July 2
Session 3—July 5-16
Session 4—July 19-30

$40 Children Preschool - Learn to Swim Level 7
$55 Junior Lifesaving
$25 Parent Child Aquatics Class, Ages 6 months - 2 years (dates to be determined)
$25 Adult Classes, Ages 19+ (dates to be determined)

Adult Swim / Water Walking
Noon - 12:45 p.m. daily
$5 per day / or $40 for an Adult Season Pass

Public Swim Times
1:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. daily (7 days per week)

Due to pandemic mitigation and systems needed to implement, this year we will NOT be offering: 

Private Pool Parties
Concessions--Our concession stand is open with prepackaged treats. A Pepsi-product vending machine with water is also available. 20 oz. plastic bottled beverages--lemonade, tea, water, and soda are $2. Additional beverages are available at the concessions stand.


Please check back for updated forms, schedules, and online registration. We look forward to seeing you this summer!



Constructed in 1987 with a $350,000 renovation in 2005, the Alice T. Virtue Memorial Water Park offers residents and visitors outstanding and well-kept water park amenities in a picturesque setting. The large zero-depth main pool is complimented by a water slide, a drop slide, a diving board, a zero depth children's pool, and picnic shelters.




The City of Galena
101 Green Street
Galena, Il 61036
T 815.777.1050
F 815.777.3083
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. M-F
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The City of Galena is located in the unglaciated area of Northwest Illinois. Our rolling hills, history, 19th century architecture and opportunities for year round outdoor recreation attract nearly a million visitors a year. Galena is a safe, healthy and vibrant place to raise a family, start a business or enjoy retirement. Click here for a short video about Galena’s unique lifestyle.
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