Family Swim

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Family Swim is a great opportunity for Galter LifeCenter members and their children to swim together in a fun and safe environment. Noodles, balls, sinking toys, floating toys and a basketball hoop are available exclusively for Family Swim participants. Children and adults are encouraged to practice their swimming skills and stay active during Family Swim.

Registration for Family Swim opens two weeks in advance of the date. A 24-hour cancellation notice is expected. If you cannot attend, please contact the Courtesy Desk at 773-878-9936, ext. 5660. If you sign up and fail to attend a total of three times, your reservation privileges will be suspended.

Registration Guidelines:

  • Family swim is open to Galter LifeCenter members only
  • Children must be between 3 months and 13 years old
  • Adults must be 18 years or older
  • There must be one adult in the water per two children
  • No child can be left unattended on the pool deck
  • There is a maximum of 6 participants per family
  • All participants are required to wear wristbands
  • Adults must sign a Family Swim liability waiver

Rules of Family Swim:

  • All families must use the designated Family Changing Area in the locker rooms
  • Running is not allowed on the pool deck
  • Be within arm's reach of your child at all times
  • Roughhousing is not allowed
  • Children are not permitted in the spa

What to Bring:

  • Goggles
  • Coast Guard approved flotation devices
  • Swim Diaper (if child is not potty trained)

Our fully equipped locker rooms are stocked with complimentary eco-friendly toiletries, towels and hairdryers. Many other helpful items are available for purchase in our Proshop including: Swimsuits, swim caps, goggles, wet bags and more.

Family Swim is a time for members to swim with their children in the East Pool. Please do not leave children unattended at any time while you are at Galter LifeCenter.

Failure to follow the rules and guidelines may result in suspension of future Family Swim participation.

If you have any questions regarding your eligibility for Family Swim, please email

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For more information on our aquatics programs contact Vannessa Gabor at 773-878-9936, ext. 8015, or email

773-878-9936, ext. 8015 

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