Whitewater Junction is open for the 2020 season following the Illinois Department of Public Health Phase 4 aquatic guidelines of the Restore Illinois Plan. All amenities will be open so customers can splash down the waterslides, relax on a lounge chair by the side of the pool, or play with one of the many water features. Whitewater Junction is a zero-depth entry pool featuring four waterslides, a tot slide, splash features, and fun for the whole family.
Beginning Monday, August 3rd updated hours will be Monday - Friday from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm. There will be no time slots and weekday reservations will not be required. Saturday and Sunday hours will remain the same from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm. Reservations will still be required for Saturdays and Sundays. Reservable weekend time slots available include: Saturday, Sunday: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm, 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm, 3:30 pm- 6:00 pm.
Weekday reservations are not needed. To reserve a weekend time slot, all patrons must call Whitewater Junction at (309) 732-7950 or reserve in person (online and social media reservations will not be accepted). Each time slot is $9.00. Children two and under are free with paid adult. Patrons may reserve separate time slots in the same day, but will be required to pay $9.00 for each time slot. All payments must be made at the time of entry into the facility. If an individual does not check in for their reservation, Whitewater Junction has the right to deny or restrict an individual from making future reservations. All patrons will have 30 minutes from the start of the reservation to check in with ticket staff. If they have not checked in within 30 minutes, their reservation may be bumped to a walk-in customer.
Punch passes and season passes will not be offered this year.
Safety and social distancing practices will be in place including stanchions directing foot traffic and markings on the ground. Staff will be cleaning high contact areas such as handrails, chairs, innertubes, and lifejackets as well as restrooms, counters, benches and door handles throughout the day. Patrons should wear face coverings when they are not in the pool and are encouraged to arrive dressed to swim to avoid extended periods of time in the changing rooms.
Only Party Train rentals, held Saturdays and Sundays, after operating hours, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm will be available with a seven day notice.
Whitewater Junction is located at 17th Street and 18th Avenue in Rock Island. Go to www.rigov.org/WWJ or call (309) 732-SWIM (7946) for more information. Like us on facebook for weather updates, info, specials and events at www.facebook.com/WhitewaterJunction. Follow us on instagram at www.instagram.com/whitewaterjunction/.