Facility Rules and Policies

  • All persons entering the facility for any reason must have a season pass or pay a daily fee. 
  • Children age 7 and under must be accompanied by a person age 14 and over. 
  • Hap Parker Family Aquatic Center is an ALL GENDER facility. Please use enclosed dressing areas for changing and remain covered in open areas.
  • Proper swim attire must be worn at all times. All apparel must have a liner. Street clothes, cut-off shorts, athletic garments, and cotton shirts are prohibited. Underwear and undergarments are not allowed to be worn under swimsuits. 
  • Infants/toddlers that require diapers must wear swim diapers and proper swim attire.
  • Outside food and drinks are prohibited.
  • Flotation devices are prohibited (i.e. rafts, water wings or inflatables). Lifejackets that are stamped with US Coast Guard approval are allowed. 
  • Patrons exiting the Family Aquatic Center will be required to pay the daily admission to re-enter the facility. Does not apply to season ticket holders. 
  • Smoking/Vaping is prohibited within and outside the Family Aquatic Center boundaries. 
  • Lockers are for daily use and provided for you convenience. Bring your own lock for security. Hap Parker Family Aquatic Center is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Patrons are expected to review more specific rules posted by the Illinois Department of Health at the Family Aquatic Center. 
  • The Rantoul Recreation Department/Aquatic staff reserves the right to dismiss any patron not abiding by facility rules, acting in an unsafe manner or inhibiting the enjoyment of other patrons. 
  • The pool will close when the temperature is below 72 degrees 1 hour prior to opening time, 20 or less in attendance, or any situation arises that would jeopardize public health or safety of people in attendance. 
  • Refunds will not be given to any patron due to any of the above circumstances or at any time. 


  • No running on deck, hanging on ropes, or excessive splashing.
  • No grabbing/holding of other people's neck, head, or back, or sitting on shoulders is allowed. 
  • Toys and snorkels are prohibited. 
  • No hanging, climbing, standing, or sitting on water features and pool ladders
  • FROG SLIDE is for those patrons that are under the height of the friendly frogs’ eyes. One person 
  • at a time, facing forward. Parents may take their children down on their laps.
  • Lap lanes are for those that are 18 years and above or swim team participants. All must swim continuously while in the lap lanes.


  • No free swimming in diving well. Adults may catch young swimmers.
  • Must jump straight forward, no jumping backwards, gainers, double bounces, etc. are allowed. 
  • Only one person on the board at a time. Swimmers must exit to the right.
  • Divers must wait until the prior diver have exited to dive.


  • FEET FIRST on back or stomach. 
  • No flips, stopping, twists, cannonballs, etc. allowed.
  • Only one person at a time. Wait at the bottom of ladder until clear for Deep End slides. 
  • RED and BLUE slides lifeguard will let you know when it is clear to go.
  • Swimmers must exit the side wall, closest to the slide.