Indoor Play

Indoor Play: Open Swim and Tot-Time Swim at the Centre of Elgin’s Adventure Island

Tuesday, Apr 23rd, 2013 by

The Centre of Elgin’s Adventure Island is a great indoor pool option that offers regular hours when it is open to the public, as well as special “Tot-Time Swims” for younger children and their caretakers. The leisure pool has a maximum depth of about 3 1/2 feet, plus a 20-foot flume slide, floor geysers, a shipwrecked boat slide, spray arches and a spinning vortex (kind of like a very small lazy river.) The lap pool has eight 25-yard lap lanes, two 1-meter diving boards and one 3-meter diving board. There are male and female locker rooms with showers and lockers, as well as several family changing rooms.

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Indoor Play: Vaughan Center’s Water Park in Aurora

Friday, Jan 25th, 2013 by

The Water Park at the Vaughan Center in Aurora is part of the Fox Valley Park District. It features a zero-depth entry pool that gets as deep as 4 feet. There is a “lily pad” play feature for kids to hop across, and a seesaw and swings for babies. There are two slides, both starting two stories up, and rafts to ride the slides, as well as interactive water play area.

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