John F. Kennedy High School Swimming Pool


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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
John F. Kennedy High School Swimming Pool
6325 West 56th Street
Chicago, IL 60638
(312) 747-1276 for the pool, (773) 363-2225 for the Chicago Park District Aquatics Unit.

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Open swims: Free. [November, 2017]
Single swim admission is available to the general public only for "open swims"; lap swimming sessions require a pass, which can be purchased online through the city's website.
Membership Info
Lap swims: 1 month pass $25.00; 3 moonth pass $40.00. Click HERE to purchase online. [November, 2017]

Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25y x 42f, 6 lanes, 3f - 12f depth, indoors, 79°F (26°C)


To access the swimming pool, use Door #7.
Cook County
41.790246, -87.779005

Teams That Use This Facility

We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.

Facility Notes

Although the facility's web page ("website", above) indicates that the pool is closed on Saturdays and Sundays, when we clicked on the Pool Schedule link, just above the map, it showed several sessions on the Saturdays during the scheduled period (9/11 - 12/10/17).

Facility Reviews

When I swam here on a Saturday, each of the six lanes had one swimmer; all swimmers doing laps. It was a good crowd, good etiquette, and good pool. Swimmers will find kickboards, pull-buoys, and backstroke flags. Adult Swim is scheduled as the last activity, however, so swimmers are expected to leave the pool 15 minutes before closing time, reducing the lap swim session to only 45 minutes. And shower fast!
[November, 2017]