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Barefoot Bay Family Aquatic Center

Welcome to Barefoot Bay Family Aquatic Center.

Barefoot Bay is a six-acre, family water retreat. The aquatic center offers amenities for swimmers of all ages. Please view Barefoot Bay’s amenities below or follow the links to read more about the park.

1461 N Midlothian Road
Mundelein, IL 60060


Please note: Children 10 and under must be attended by a person aged 16 or older.

Barefoot Bay Season: Barefoot Bay’s last open day for the 2022 season is August 14. 

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 Youth: $10 resident/$15 nonresident
Adult: $10 resident/$15 nonresident
Senior (Ages 55+): $8 resident/$13 nonresident

2023 season pass information will be posted at a later date.

What are your Daily Fees?
Youth: $10 resident/$15 nonresident
$10 resident/$15 nonresident
Senior (Ages 55+):
$8 resident/$13 nonresident

Where are you located?

  • Barefoot Bay is located at 1461 N. Midlothian Road
  • The Spray Park is located at 1401 N. Midlothian Road
  • Beach is located at 1016 Diamond Lake Road

If I leave does my daily admission cover the entire day? Can I come back?

  • Yes, we have a hand stamp process. Please see a cashier for assistance

Does my child need a physical pass if he is under the age of 2 years old?

  • No, but we will add him/her to your family household account.

Height requirements for slides?

  • 42 inches

What kind of lifejacket can I bring? Are lifejackets available? Can I use water wings or floaties?

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

How do I plan a birthday party?

  • Please contact Erica De Luca, Aquatics Manager, at 847.388.5470 or edeluca@mundeleinparks.org for all birthday party inquiries.
  • Birthday parties are 2 hours. All paper products are provided, 2 cheese pizza, beverages, and a reserved eating area.
  • Fees: $225 resident/$325 non-resident for 1-10 people. Extra $10 for each additional person.

When do you open for the season? Close?

  • Hours of operation are subject to change

Can I bring in my own food? Cooler fee? Will concessions be open?

  • No outside food is permitted
  • No coolers
  • Concessions will be opened

Happy kids at the waterpark

740 ft. Lazy River


Swimmers at the waterpark
Zero Depth Pool & Lap Lanes


Swimming in the kid pool
Fenced Tot & Swim Area


Single & Double Tube Slides


Diving into pool
12 ft. Dive Well & Diving Board


Climbing lilypads with rope
Climb on Floating Critter Walk


Climbing wall
AquaClimb Water Wall



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