2780 Channahon Rd. Joliet, Ill. 60435(815) 741-7275 www.jolietsplashstation.comHours: May 31-Aug. 17, 2014. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday Admission: $13, $9 kids 48 inches and under. Free kids 2 and under. Resident, twilight and senior swim discounts
Opens June 6. Splash Station has a zero-depth entry pool with two body slides and a lazy river. The highlight is the six-lane slide, where people race headfirst into the water. No flotation devices are allowed, though U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jackets are welcome and complimentary life jackets are available.