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King Park Pool Hours 2015 – Pittsfield, IL

Summer is almost here and that means time for the pools to open!  Be sure to bookmark this post for King Park Pool’s hours.

Opening Day – Monday, May 25
Adult Swim 11-noon & 5-6 pm
Open Swim 1-5 pm
Family Swim 6-8 pm

**Regular hours begin Wednesday, May 27

  • 6-8 am — Adult Swim – $1.00/hour
  • 8-11 am — Swim Team (June 1 – July 31)
  • 11 am – 1 pm — Adult Swim – $1.00/hour (during swimming lessons, adult swim is 12-1)
  • 1-5 pm — Open Swim – $3.00
  • 6-8 pm — Family Swim – $2.00 (unless there is a swim meet)
  • 8-10 pm — Pool Party – $75.00 for 25 people ($1.00 for each additional person)
  • 10 am – Noon — Pool Party – $75.00 for 25 people ($1.00 for each additional person)
  • 11 am – 1 pm — Adult Swim – $1.00/hour (unless there is a swim meet)
  • 1-6 pm — Open Swim – $3.00
  • 6-8 pm — Pool Party – $75.00 for 25 people ($1.00 for each additional person)
  • 8-10 pm — Pool Party – $75.00 for 25 people ($1.00 for each additional person)
  • 12 – 1 pm — Adult Swim – $1.00
  • 1-6 pm — Open Swim Family Day- $3.00 or $10 per immediate family of the same home
  • 6-8 pm — Pool Party – $75.00 for 25 people ($1.00 for each additional person)
  • 8-10 pm — Pool Party – $75.00 for 25 people ($1.00 for each additional person)



May 22 – May 26 ONLY

Noon – 5 pm
$50 – 1 Person
$25 for an Adult Swim only pass

Family passes (must live in the same household)
  • $75 – 2 people
  • $100 – 3 people
  • $125 – 4 people
  • $150 – 5 people
  • $175 –  6 people
  • $25 per addition



June 15-25: 11-11:30 am

July 6-16:  11:30 am – noon


Private lessons available weekly $40 for (4) 30-minute sessions


Call King Park Pool 217-285-6011 to enroll


Concessions is open daily 1-8 pm, Featuring Hawaiian shaved ice

Water Aerobic Classes begin May 28 – Pittsfield, IL

Water Aerobic classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday, 12 – 1 pm and 5-6 pm for adult swim time, starting May 28 at King Pool in Pittsfield.  For those who want to take advantage of water on other days, adult swim time is everyday from 6-8 am, 11-1 am, and 5-6 pm.  There are adult swim time summer passes for those who might want to come just to walk in the water or to swim during these hours.  This pass is only good for the adult swim time.  Any questions call:  Helen Hilgedick at 217-285-4524 or King Pool 217-285-6011.

Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting – May 28 – Pittsfield, IL

There will be an Alzheimer’s Support Group on Thursday, May 28 at 11:45 am – 1 pm in the Hawthorne Inn Dining Room at Liberty Village, 610 Lowry St. in Pittsfield.  Lunch will be served.  Please call to RSVP 217-285-5200.

Jensen Camp Foundation Informational Meeting – May 19 – Pittsfield, IL

The Jensen Camp Foundation, a not-for-profit, grass roots organization will hold an informational meeting on Tuesday, May 19 at Pike County Community Center, 224 W. Washington St. in Pittsfield at 7pm.  Meetings are open to all.  For more information go to Jensen Camp Foundation on Facebook, visit their website at http://www.jensencampfoundation.org/, call 217-222-1965 or email jensenwoodscamp@yahoo.com.

Grand Opening of Bootleg Bakery & Catering – May 18 – Pittsfield, IL

You’re invited to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Bootleg Bakery & Catering on Monday, May 18 at 7 am.  Bootleg Bakery & Catering is located at 116 S. Madison in Pittsfield.  They offer fresh daily donuts & muffins, cookies & cupcakes.  Catering for all events, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays and more.  Call 757-472-3609.

Pittsfield Youth Library Camp & Reading Program

Pittsfield Youth Library Camp is the following Tuesdays:  June 2, 9, 16 and 23.  Children who have completed grades K-2 will attend from 9 – 10:30 am and those who have completed grades 3-5 will attend 11 am – 12:30 pm.  Children must be registered to attend and camp is free; however children must have a library card to check out books.  Theme is “Heroes” and children will learn about many heroes – superheroes, heroes from history, heroes from stories and everyday heroes.  There will be crafts, games and snacks relating to each week’s theme.  If you have questions or would like to register a child, call 217-285-5232. Space is limited. PHS students interested in volunteering to help with Library Camp may call Pittsfield Youth Library.


Pittsfield Youth Library has a Reading Rewards Program for youth K-12.  South School students who have read 25 books receive a book light and those who read 50 books receive a free book of their choice.  If they read 50 additional books, they receive another free book.  PCS students in grades 3-5 who have earned 50 AR points receive a book light; if they earn 100 AR points they receive a free book of their choice.  Those who earn an additional 100 points receive another free book.

PCS students grades 6-8 and PHS students who have earned 100 AR points receive a book light and those who earned 200 AR points receive a free book of their choice.  Those who earn an additional 100 points earn another free book.  Students are limited to earning 1 book light and 2 free books.  Studnets in grades 3-12 can bring in a slip with their AR points from their school library and students in grades K-2 can bring in either a slip from their teacher or a copy of reading log that shows they have read number of books to qualify.  Students have until May 29 to bring in forms and receive their prize.

For questions, call 217-285-5232. Hours are M/W/F 10-5:30, Tu/Thurs 1-8, Saturday 10-3.  Connect with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PittsfieldPL to learn about upcoming programs and new releases.

Vendor’s Market – May 9 – Pittsfield, IL

Don’t forget to support your local vendors and farmers market this Saturday from 11:00 to 3:00 located at Nucci’s Pasta House of Pittsfield. Lots of great Mother’s Day gifts to be had!! There will be jewelry, Tupperware, pampered chef, and more. Why not show support for these great people and have fun doing it as well! We will also be open on the patio for lunch as well, and, we are still accepting more farmers with their fresh produce and vendors as well. And it is free! Just need to supply your own tables. It’s not too late. Call Tammy at 217-285-1336.

Pike County Football Camp – May 9 – Pittsfield, IL

Pike County Football Camp for fourth grade – high school seniors is Saturday, May 9 at Pittsfield High School.  Cost is $25.

College coaches from Augustana, Monmouth College, Culver Stockton, and MacMurray College are putting on the camp.  This camp is to improve skills in grade school and high school football.

For college bound seniors that don’t think this is for them and that their football possibilities are over should think of this as a chance to strut their stuff in front of some of the best small college in the area.

Sign ups are from 8:30 am – 9:30 am, everyone must sign in to participate. There will be a concession stand at the camp.  Participants are to bring spikes if they have them and tennis shoes with them to camp.  The camp will continue rain or shine.

PHS Art Show – May 8 & 10 – Pittsfield, IL

PHS Art Club will host the PHS Art Show on Friday, May 8 from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm and Sunday, May 10 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm.  Come check out the work from these amazing artists!

Members of the art club that will be showcasing their work are: Brianna Motley, Hailey Burnett, Caitlyn Sherman, Courtney Reel, Briana Kattelman, Jordan Wadden, Alyssa Graham, Kyler Phillips, Becca Foster, Heather Alred, Tyler Westfall, Damian Leavell, Peter Greening, Kara Smith, Aubrey Henderson, Bekah Kean, Emily Hooper, Abigail Cash, Mackenzie Carsey and Skylar Vincent.

Artist of the Year Award Winners are:  Alyssa Graham and Kyler Phillips.

PCS Spring Band Concert – May 12 – Pittsfield, IL

Pikeland Community School Spring Band Concert is Tuesday, May 12 at 7:30 pm in PCS Gym at the Middle School in Pittsfield.  There is no admission and concert is open to the public.

The 5th, 6th, Jr. High and Jazz Bands will be featured.  A variety of music will be performed, including The Phantom of the Opera Medley, Misty, Watermelon Man and a grand finale tribute to those who have served our country, ending with “The Stars and Stripes Forever”.

Outstanding Band Awards will be presented at the concert.  Public invited.