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About Our Club

Live Local.  Play Local.

The Downers Grove Swim and Racquet Club has a proud heritage and tradition as a private, family oriented-club committed to a welcoming and friendly environment for all members and guests.

Pool Hours:
May 25-27:  10AM - 8PM (Memorial Day Weekend - Open until 9PM Saturday and Sunday Night)
May 28th- 31st:  12PM -8PM (school still in session - Open until 9PM Friday Night)
June 1st - June 2nd:  10AM - 8PM (Open until 9PM Saturday Night)
June 3rd - June 6th: 12PM - 8PM (District 58 still in session)
June 7th - August 15th: 10AM - 8PM / Friday and Saturday Nights Open until 9PM
August 16- September 3rd: Weekdays 12-8* , Weekends and Labor Day 10-8
*Hours are subject to change based on staff availability
Lap Hours:
Lap hours being on June 10th.  The pool is available for adult lap swimmers daily from 5:30AM - 7:00AM.  All lap swimmers should sign a waiver at the front desk.

Pool Rules:

The Board of Directors and management team need your help and cooperation. To ensure a safe and fun summer, please review these rules and regulations with your children.  Many of these rules are county health department regulations for Illinois swimming pools.

General Rules:

  1. All Club members must present a membership ID card to be admitted to the pool and tennis courts. Members who allow non-members to use their membership card to gain entrance will:  A). have their membership suspended for 1 week; and B). be fined $100.  Disciplinary action will be reviewed by the Board of Directors for frequent offenders.
  2. A guest must be signed in by an active member 16 years of age or older (proof of age required). Guests under three years of age are admitted free. ALL GUESTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR GUEST FEES.
  3. Eating and drinking are allowed only on the snack deck or outside the fence grassy areas. Alcoholic beverages are allowed in plastic or aluminum containers on the snack deck or outside the fence grassy areas.  No alcohol beverages allowed on the pool decks.  No glass containers.
  4. No pets are permitted on the premises.
  5. No skateboarding or rollerblading.
  6. No parking is allowed in the circle driveway during regular pool hours. Cars should be parked in the parking lot. Please be considerate -- drop-off and pick-up in a timely manner.
  7. Members who ride motorbikes, motorcycles or other motorized vehicles are not allowed to travel cross country on the Club's property.
  8. Violation of rules may result in suspension of Club Privileges for a period of time (usually not less than two weeks). THIS IS A FAMILY FACILITY. ANY BEHAVIOR DEEMED INAPPROPRIATE BY MANAGEMENT OR BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL BE CONSIDERED A VIOLATION OF CLUB RULES.
  9. Any damage to the Club's property by a member, or their guest, shall be charged to such member.
  10. The Club assumes no responsibility for loss of property of members or any guest which may be brought into or left in the Club buildings or on the grounds.
  11. PA paging is limited to adults paging children, or children paging adults.
  12. Smoking is not allowed on Club property. We appreciate your cooperation.
  13. Glass containers of any kind are not allowed on Club property. This is for the safety of everyone.
  14. LOST & FOUND items will be displayed at front counter table for 1 week before donated to a local charity.

Swimming Pool Rules:

  1. Admission to the pool shall be refused to all persons having any contagious disease, infectious conditions such as colds, fever, ringworm, foot infections, skin lesions, diarrhea, vomiting, inflamed eyes, ear discharges, or any other condition which has the appearance of being infectious. Persons with excessive sunburn, abrasions which have not healed, corn plasters, bunion pads, adhesive tape, rubber bandages, or other bandages of any kind shall also be refused admittance.  A person under the influence of alcohol or exhibiting erratic behavior shall not be permitted in the pool area.
  2. INCLEMENT WEATHER DAYS: On occasion, the pool will be closed if the temperature at the pool is below 65 degrees. Severe rain, lighting and other threatening conditions will also close the pool. Pool managers will be responsible for the monitoring of closures.  In case the pool does not open at 10:00 a.m. due to bad weather, we will try to open at noon. If we cannot open at noon we will try again at 2:00 p.m. If the weather is still bad at 2:00 p.m., we will try again at 4:00 p.m. Our LAST attempt to open for the day will be at 6:00 p.m.  Swimming is prohibited when thunder is heard or lightning is seen, including a 15-minute period after the last lightning or thunder is detected.  These opening times may vary if the pool manager anticipates that the forecast will improve and can activate pool staff coverage.  Please call to verify opening schedule on questionable days
  3. The pool water is not suitable for drinking. Avoid swallowing of pool water.
  4. Littering is prohibited. In addition, no food, drink or gum is allowed in other than specially designated and controlled sections of the pool area.  Glass containers are prohibited in the pool area and locker rooms.
  5. All persons are encouraged to take a shower before entering the pool area.
  6. Spitting, spouting of water, blowing the nose or otherwise introducing contaminants into the pool is not permitted.
  7. Glass, soap, or other material which might create hazardous conditions or interfere with efficient operation of the swimming pool shall not be permitted in the swimming pool or on the pool deck.
  8. All apparel worn in the pool shall be clean.
  9. All children who are not toilet-trained shall wear swim diapers under their swim suit with a plastic diaper cover as the outer layer.
  10. CHILDREN UNDER 10 must be accompanied by an older responsible person to be permitted in the pools.
  11. Children under 13 must be accompanied by a person 18 or older after 6:00 p.m.
  12. Swim lessons, swim team, and dive lessons will meet every day unless there is lightning. Parents, use your own discretion about swim lessons on inclement weather days. If the temperature falls below 65 degrees, pool management will decide whether the pool will open or remain open.
  13. When the Club is at full capacity and all chairs or lounges are occupied, adults (18 and older) have priority use. An announcement will be made.
  14. Baby strollers or wheelchairs are allowed and need have the wheels locked when in place.
  15. Sunbathing or hair combing on the snack deck isstrictly prohibited.
  16. Personal conduct within the pool facility must be such that the safety of self and others is not jeopardized. No running, boisterous or rough play, except supervised water sports, is permitted.
  17. EATING AND DRINKING ARE ALLOWED ONLY ON THE SNACK DECK OR OUTSIDE THE FENCE ENCLOSING THE POOLS.
  18. Only clean footwear, no street shoes are allowed.

Child Play Area (Baby Pool):

  1. All children who are not toilet-trained shall wear swim diapers under their swim suit with a plastic diaper cover as the outer layer.
  2. Only children shorter than the baby pool fence are allowed to use this pool.
  3. Some small toys will not be allowed. No rough play allowed.
  4. It is recommended to have a child’s guardian present while playing in this pool.

Upper General Pool:

  1. Every hour on the hour between the hours of noon and 5:00 p.m., the life guards will signal the start of an adult swim period. All children under 18 must get out of the water.
  2. Masks and goggles with plastic or safety glass lens are allowed.
  3. Toys and soft spongy nerf type balls can be used with the pool manager’s discretion. No water guns, hard balls, swim fins, or snorkels are allowed.
  4. Diving from the side of the pool is NEVER ALLOWED. Caution shall be exercised in the use of diving facilities.

Diving Board Rules for your safety:

  1. Only one person at a time is allowed on the diving board.
  2. The next person must wait until prior person has reached the ladder before using the diving board.
  3. Diver must be able to swim unassisted to the side of the pool no flotation devises of any kind.
  4. Use the ladder to exit the pool.
  5. Only one bounce on the diving board.

Water Slide Rules for your safety:

  1. Patrons must be 48” or taller (at pool managers discretion) and be able to swim unassisted.
  2. One person is allowed on the slide at a time.
  3. Patrons must enter and exit slide feet first only.  Standing, stopping or sliding down head first is strictly prohibited.
  4. The next person must wait until prior person has reached the ladder before using the slide.

Lower Pool Rules:

  1. The lower pool is intended for serious swimmers wishing to swim laps or practice swimming techniques. To prevent collisions, lap swimmers should stay to the right of the lane and swim in a circular direction whenever more than two swimmers occupy a lane.
  2. Only swimmers without a floatation device are allowed in lower pool.
  3. No balls, toys or noodles are allowed in the lower pool.
  4. Starting blocks are for use only during swim team practice.
  5. Three lanes in the lower pool are reserved daily for adult lap swimming, lanes 4-6.
  6. Please check the bulletin board or our web site for swim meet dates and times. The lower pool will be closed at those times for general swimming.

Diving Well Rules:

  1. Diving well is closed to swimmers when divers are using this area. Lifeguard will control its use.
  2. Only one person at a time is allowed on the diving board.
  3. The next person must wait until prior person has reached the side before using the diving board.
  4. Only one bounce on the diving board.
  5. No sitting or hanging on the boards.

 

Swimming

DGSRC offers recreational swimming, swim lessons and swim team.  Amenities include three pools, diving boards, slide, locker rooms and more.

Tennis Program

DGSRC offers nine tennis courts - including five for lighted play - along with professional tennis lessons, tennis team and adult league.

Community

DGSRC offers social programs for all life stages including weekday games, events and special celebrations.