Sholem Aquatic Center, Champaign
The Sholem Aquatic Center is a family waterpark run by the Champaign Park District. Opened in 2006, Sholem is home to two twisting body slides, a winding tube slide that exits into a lazy river, a lap lane area, zero depth entry, children's pool, plenty of play features, a full service concessions area, and grassy lawns with plenty of shaded seating. Sholem is proudly lifeguarded by our internationally award winning Ellis & Associates certified staff.To visit Sholem Aquatic Center and other attractions in Champaign, use our Champaign online trip builder .
2017 Open Dates: May 27 – September 4
Public Swim Hours*
Pass Holders: 12-7p
General Public: 12:30-7p
Pass Holders: 11a-7p
General Public: 11:30a-7p
*Reduced Hours: We are only open from 4-7 pm on weekdays from Memorial Day until June 2 and then again when Unit 4 resumes school in August until Labor Day when we close for the season.
*Potential Opening Delays: On 6/10, 7/15, and 8/5 , opening delays of 12p or later may occur due to swim meets and the Mini-Tri. Please call ahead or check the website.
Sholem Aquatic Center Reviews
This is a very nice pool, with special additions. Great for a day in the town for a relaxing experience. more »
This water facility is really great. The water slide/lazy river combo is my particular favorite and my sons love it as well. Unfortunately it is extremely expensive for a family of three to visit if y... more »
This park is super fun. I love their fenced in shallow pool for little ones. Fun slides and water playground, too. The thing I don't like is how loud it can be, not just with water fountains splashing and kid sounds, but the music on top of all this makes it difficult to call my kids if they've swum too far, etc. Other than that, it's a fun place. Life guards are nice, too.
Had a wonderful, fun visit. There are several pools. They are all included in the admission price. Plenty of lifeguards that are very attentive to whats going on. There was nothing to complain about. Not a single issue. The staff are friendly and helpful.I will visit again.😄
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