Relax in the summer sun at any of our Olympic-sized community pools in Henry County, Illinois. Some pools offer swimming lessons and have waterslides that are great fun for the entire family. Take a break from the hectic workweek at Timber Campground where a picturesque lake awaits. When the weather is hot and you just need to cool off, Henry County is the place for wet and wild fun with your family and friends.

Galva Park District
213 SE 6th Street

Stroll the Galva Park District thirty-three acres and enjoy a tree-lined memorial walkway, watch a ball game, swim in the heated pool. Bring a picnic and enjoy the outdoors.

Hillcrest Event Center
16260 East 350th Street

Hillcrest Resort offers an executive 9 hole golf course, an Olympic size outdoor pool, full service bar and grill, meeting facilities, indoor and outdoor family event facilities and a newly renovated camping resort. There is a lot to enjoy at Hillcrest Event Center.



Open April 1 through October 31
John and Carla Edwards Aquatic Center
541 East North Street

Summer Swim Time for all ages. Kids will enjoy a splash pad, drop slide, two diving boards, climbing wall, and activity pool with zero depth entry.  Play on the lily pad walk.  Older children and adults can swim in the current channel and six-lane lap pool.  May to end of August with daily Admission: $7.00 Adult / Youth / Senior

Northeast Park – Oasis Swimming Pool
1000 North Main Street

The legion-sized ball diamond, known as Pizza Hut Field, is located at the front entrance of the park.  Two softball diamonds and 2 pee-wee sized diamonds are found further into the park.  The soccer fields are in the same area as the pee-wee diamonds.  A large playground area can be found near the south softball diamond.  At the heart of the park is the Oasis Family Aquatic Center.  Surrounding the swimming pool area are the tennis courts and the 2 half court basketball areas.  A snack bar is available for swimmers and park attendees alike during the late spring and summer season.



Monday through Sunday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. weather permitting
Timber Campground
10768 East 1600 Street

Timber Campground offers Outdoor Relaxation

At Timber Campground, Cambridge, Illinois, you can walk among the trees, hear and see the birds singing in the 50-acre wooded campground. Drop a line into the 5-acre spring-fed stocked lake (catfish, bass and bluegill). Relax on the beach and cool off with a swim.  In the evening sit around the campfire and look up at the stars and dream. Make it your home. Take time to relax and enjoy the outdoors. The campground offers 50/30 amp sites, pull-thru's and lakeside tent sites. Activities on weekends.

Located on the Adventure Cyclist Northern Tier Route.