Why Choose Us

  • Pool Attendants on duty at all times to provide safe and positive environment
  • All Pool Attendants are CPR & Lifeguard Certified
  • Aquatics staff training and program development acknowledged nationally by Medical Fitness Association
  • Masters swim team (Swedish Fish) ranked first place in Illinois State Meet in 2019
  • Free Family Swim times each month for members and immediate family
  • Free water exercise classes for members
  • New slip resistant surface in both pool areas
  • Message boards updated for lane usage and upcoming events

Pool area rules for children and parents

  • To comply with Illinois health and safety regulations, everyone must shower before entering the pool.
  • Food and cell phone use are not allowed on the pool deck. Drinks with twist tops are allowed.
  • When taking a picture please ask the instructor for permission and photograph your child only.
  • If your child is not potty trained please be sure they wear water proof diapers designed for swimming.  
  • Videotaping is not permitted. 
  • All children on the pool deck must be supervised by an adult.

Pool area usage

  • Entrance to pool areas is through the locker rooms.
  • Please use hallway only if required due to age of opposite sex children. The hallway entering the East Pool is a “Quiet Zone” due massage appointments taking place. Please use inside voices when in hallway outside East Pool area.

Locker room policy for children

  • Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian in the locker rooms at all times.
  • Children four years old and younger can accompany a parent/guardian in the locker room, regardless of the child's gender but we ask that the parent/guardian use the designated family changing area of the locker rooms to change the child.
  • Children over four years of age will need to be accompanied by a same gender parent/guardian in the locker room. Otherwise they must use the family changing rooms located near the West Pool. 

For information regarding Aquatic programming please contact Vannessa Gabor at 773-878-9936, ext. 8015 or email vgabor@schosp.org.

For more information on private swim lessons contact the Aquatics Department by emailing glcaquaticsinfo@schosp.org.

773-878-9936, ext. 7399

"Even though there are other gyms out there closer to me and cheaper I feel Galter is the best value because of the variety of classes, instructors that CARE about you and the integrative therapies. All the programs together work your whole body and mind." - Eileen