Village of New Baden • 1 E Hanover St • New Baden, IL 62265 • (618) 588-3813

Legion Memorial Pool

New Pool Hours:
Effective Monday, August 18
Monday to Friday: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Noon to 6 p.m.
Pool will close for season on Monday, Sept. 1.

Effective July 19, 2014: Pool Pass/Membership prices are now 50% off! 
Contact the Pool for more details.

Operated by YMCA of Southwest Illinois


Click here to purchase a Family Pool Pass.

Click here to purchase an Individual Pool Pass.

The YMCA of Southwest Illinois will also be hosting
Summer Camp at the New Baden Park!
here for flyer.


The Legion Memorial Pool will operate from the Saturday prior to Memorial Day (May 24) until Labor Day (Monday, Sept. 1). 

Regular pool hours:12:00-7:00 p.m. 

Adult Swim (18+ years): Monday and Wednesday nights from 7:00-8:00 p.m. 

Water exercise classes: Tuesday and Thursday from 7:00-8:00 p.m. 

Teen Swim (13-19 years of age): Fridays from 7:00-8:00 p.m. 


The YMCA reserves the right to adjust the schedule for these sessions.  For all 7:00-8:00 p.m. sessions, the regular admission rate shall apply to users without pool passes.  Admission is free for holders of pool passes.


During the dates that Wesclin School District is in session the pool will only be open Monday-Friday from 5:00-8:00 p.m. and 12:00-6:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. 

2014 RATES  **Effective July 19, 2014: Pool Pass/Membership prices are now 50% off!  Contact the Pool for more details.  588-6261

Rates as set by YMCA of Southwest Illinois Rate
if purchased by May 25
if purchases AFTER May 25
Family Pass* $115.00 $140.00
Individual Pass: age 13+ $60.00 $70.00
Daily Admission N/A $3.00
20 Visit Punch Card $50.00 $60.00
Swimming lessons
(5 lessons)
$22.00 $22.00
Water Aerobics
(Tuesday & Thursday)
Free with Family/ Individual Pass OR $3.00 per class Free with Family/ Individual Pass OR
$3.00 per class
Pool Parties** $135.00/$160.00*** $135.00/$160.00***

*Family Pass is for immediate family members only. A baby-sitter, an aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, cousin, and/or a grandparent DOES NOT count as an immediate family member.

**Pool Parties are two (2) hours with a maximum of 50 guests.

***Pool Parties are $135.00 for Village residents and $160.00 for other users.

here to purchase a Family Pool Pass.

here to purchase an Individual Pool Pass.


The YMCA and Village have agreed to the following rules and regulations for the 2014 season.  These rules and regulations are for the protection and benefit of all patrons.  They have been established to assure that all patrons enjoy the swimming facilities and that the pool be operated in a safe and sanitary manner. 

 - All rules and policies are intended to create a safe and family friendly environment.

 - No dogs, unless service dogs or other pets will be permitted in the pool.

 - No child under the age of 13 will be permitted into the pool without a parent or adult guardian.

 - No glass items shall be permitted in the pool.

 - No outside food, drink, alcohol, or tobacco will be permitted in the pool.  Outside food and drinks are permitted for pool parties.  No persons will be admitted to the pool while under the influence of alcohol

 - Personal conduct in the pool area must be such that the safety of the individual and others are not endangered or offended.  No profanity is allowed.

Any violation of the rules and policies could result in expulsion without refund from the pool for the remainder of the day and/or season.



 - Children 5 years of age and younger must have an adult (18 years of age or older) in the water at all times, no matter the child’s swimming ability.

 - Children 6-12 years of age who cannot pass the swim test requires an adult (18 years of age or older) in the water with the child within 5ft at all times.

 - Children 6 & 7 years of age and are able to pass the swim test are required to have a supervising adult (18 years of age or older) on deck at all times.

 -  Children 8-12 years of age who pass the swim test require an adult (18 years of age or older) to be in the YMCA facility at all times.

 - Any swimmers exhibiting weak swim skills may be given a YMCA administered swim skills test in order to be allowed to swim in water that is deeper than their underarms.




Open Daily, 6 a.m. to dusk.

The 41-acre New Baden Community Park has a swimming pool, tennis courts, ball diamonds, soccer field, hockey rink, skate-park, limestone walking path, play-ground equipment, sand volleyball court, basketball court, and picnic facilities. The Park Pavilions can be reserved through-out the spring and summer for a small fee. The Legion Memorial Swimming Pool is open daily from Memorial Day to mid-August. Swimming Lessons, Water Aerobics, Pool Parties and seasonal passes are available. Contact Village Hall for more details.


Picnic facilities and other recreation areas are available by reservation only. The Park has 2 large pavilions (the Lions Club Pavilion has an attached kitchen, the other Pavilion does not), 2 smaller pavilions, and the Gazebo.

Please contact Village Hall for availability, 588-3813.
Facility New Baden Resident Non-Resident
Main Pavilion w/Kitchen (Lions Club Pavilion)* $25.00* $50.00*
Other Pavilions $10.00 $20.00
Gazebo $25.00 $50.00
*$10.00 Key Deposit Required (refundable)

**Non-resident is any person living outside the corporate limits of New Baden.
**Fees Effective July 1, 2011, as approved by the New Baden Park Board on June 21, 2011.

New Baden Organizations will have priority for scheduling pavilions or any other recreation facilities within the Park. New Baden Organizations may schedule the pavilions and other recreation facilities by reserving time slots at the Village Hall. New Baden Organizations may request the reservation fee to be waived.

Keys for the facilities may be checked out the day of the event or on the last working day prior to the event. Keys must be returned immediately after an event and may be deposited in the Village Hall's night deposit slot located on the west side of the building.

Baseball/Softball Diamond usage is also scheduled through the Park & Rec Coordinator, 910-4617. There is a fee per diamond for any prep work done.