Ervin Park Swimming Pool

Opened in 1957, the Tuscola Ervin Park swimming pool is a local summer tradition!  

The pool is a large surface area (100' x 60'), full depth (3' 8" to 12' deep) main pool area with a 30' x 40' diving well equipped with springboards and a 72' long water tube slide.  Additionally, the area features a wading pool for small children, a pavilion seating area for picnics, Tropical-Sno shaved ice operation  and vending machine concessions.

The pool is located inside Ervin Park, Tuscola, Illinois and the phone number is 217-253-4932 (only during the operating season).




Opening day TBD, based on repairs of the mechanical system.  We will open ASAP, once the pool pump repair is completed!


Normal operating hours: 12:30-7:30 PM daily

Adult only swim hours:  11:30 AM- 12:30 PM daily


Private Pool Parties may be scheduled each day June-August from  8 -10 PM


Youth swim lessons will be scheduled at a later date.



Hours and operating days will be adjusted as needed for several reasons, including staffing, sanitation or mechanical, weather and other reasons as determined by management.  Refunds are not considered when it is necessary to close the pool.


Pool Rules and Information Brochure-2023



Daily Entry

Daily entry, paid at the pool at the time of entry is $5 per person entering the pool area.  Cash or local checks are accepted, card processing is not available at the pool.


Season Pool Passes


Pool passes may be purchased through the on-line form below or can be purchased at the City Hall water walk up after May 1.


Pass purchases require 1-3 business days processing.  


E-passes will be emailed and can be stored on a cellular phone and scanned by the cashier for admittance to the pool.  Card passes must be carried by the person entering the pool.


  • Entry card pass for the 2023 season  (purchase a number of pool entries to be used by any person holding the entry card)
    1. 10 entries for $30
    2. 20 entries for $50
    3. 50 entries for $100
  • Individual 2023 season unlimited entry pass - $35 per person (issued to one individual only, individual photo printed on the card) 

Pool Rental for Private Party


The Tuscola pool is available to rent for private parties daily from 8 pm to 10 pm.  The two hour rental includes lifeguards on duty.   The rental fee is $200 for up to 50 attendees (including adult chaperones).  Additional attendees cost $2 each.  Rentals must be reserved and paid 7 days in advance of party date so that appropriate staff can be scheduled.  


Ervin Park Pool Rental Request Form






Illinois Department of Public Health Pool Patron Rules
Tuscola Pool Age Policy



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