Dolphin Cove Family Aquatic Center is home to Splash the Dolphin. Splash is a mascot, not a real dolphin.

Yes, for a short amount of time we will stamp hands.

Please email, or call the Aquatics Manager at 847-428-7131 x6200 for all birthday party inquiries. Or visit our Pool Rental page. 

  • Personal Floating Devices (PFDs) must be coast guard approved.
  • PFDs are available at the facility.

Outside food is allowed but can only be consumed in the designated concession areas.

Children 9 and under must be attended by a person aged 16 or older. Must be ten (10) or older to enter the facility alone. Adults sixteen (16) or older must accompany children nine (9) and younger. Parents or guardians must be responsible for supervising their children. Lifeguards are on duty to enforce rules and respond in an emergency. 

Yes, unless you are two years of age or under. Paying the daily fee covers the entrance to the entire facility.

You must be at least 42 inches to ride the slide. 

  • 42 > ride with a life jacket and adult
  • 42-48  – ride the slide alone with a life jacket on
  • 48+ ride the slide alone with no life jacket

We try to keep the air temperature between 80 and 82 degrees.

  • Rakow Center Indoor Pool: 82 degrees
  • Dolphin Cove Family Aquatics Center: 80 degrees or warmer
  • Sleepy Hollow Pool: 80 degrees or warmer
  • Whirlpool: 101-104 degrees
  • Rakow Center Indoor Pool is located at 665 Barrington Ave., Carpentersville
  • Dolphin Cove Family Aquatic Center is located at the intersection of Rt 25 & Rt 68 in Carpentersville
  • Sleepy Hollow Pool is located at 875 Winmoor Dr., Sleepy Hollow