12 summer recreation activities offered in Galesburg, Illinois

With Memorial Day in the rearview mirror and June here, it’s time for some summer recreation activities in Galesburg:

Lakeside Water Park – Enter the Splash Zone

The City of Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the opening of a new water play feature at Lakeside Water Park. Lakeside Water Park is now open for the summer season from noon-4:30 pm, Monday-Thursday, with extended hours on Friday-Sunday from noon-7 pm Please note the water park will not be open for general open swim on District 205 school days, expected to affect the following dates of June 3 and June 6-8. Programs such as early morning lap swim or fitness classes will still be offered as scheduled.

There are now a variety of slide options for all skill levels and ages. Patrons will enjoy the 122 ft. body flume slide, 30 ft. tube slide and an 8 ft. slide, along with other water play features creating a “Splash Zone” of fun for all ages to enjoy. There are water play features which spray everywhere. Guests won’t miss the “Bucket of Fun,” which is a rather large dumping bucket of 50 gallons of water, sure to keep all ages engaged.