It's forecasted to be a hot one today.
Here are some area swimming pools, beaches and recreational facilities in the area worth checking out:
, 599 Longwood Drive in Algonquin, will open on Saturday, May 26 for the summer season. The facility features a 1-meter spring diving board, lap pool, interactive splash pad area, concession stand, and pool deck complete with chaise lounges. Open swim hours will be from 12 to 6 p.m. Saturday through Monday.
, 5200 Miller Road in Lake in the Hills, will open on Memorial Day for the summer season. Hours of operation are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
, is located at Lake Park, 2330 Lake Avenue in Crystal Lake, and will open on Saturday, May 26 for the summer season. The park offers an expansive waterfront area and boat rental. The bath house contains concessions and bathrooms. The beach is open from 9 a.m. until dusk daily and 3 p.m. until dusk when school is in sessions.
The beach at Three Oaks Recreation Area in Crystal Lake will open Saturday, May 26. The beach has a total of 32,000 square feet of swimming area as well as a smaller beach that visitors can swim out to. There is a also a swimming raft to swim to and jump off of. The 500-acre park also includes a boathouse, marina, gazebo, pavilion, playground and splash park, walking trails, picnic area, and a 280-acre lake for fishing, swimming and boating. Starting May 26, the marina will be open daily from 5:30 a.m. until sunset.
, at 228 Indian Trail, is from sunrise to sunset daily in the summer. There is a lifeguard on duty from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 2 through Aug. 19. In order to use Lake in the Hills beaches, you must either purchase a lake use tag or pay for daily admission. Lake use tag holders are allowed to place up to six guests on their tag, however each guest must pay an admittance fee. Daily beach admission is $2 for residents and $5 for non-resident. The beach has a sand volleyball court and boats and kayaks are available to rent.
Butch Hagele Beach, 51 Hilltop in Lake in the Hills, is open from sunrise to sunset and has a life guard on duty from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. from June 2 through Aug. 12.
Sleepy Hollow Pool, 875 Winmoor Drive, Sleepy Hollow, is open May 28 through Labor Day, the Sleepy Hollow pool features two diving boards, zero-depth entry, concession stand, lounge chairs, and shaded areas to relax in. It also offers several programs including swim lessons and party rental packages. Open swimming is available from 1-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, again at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
The fees for residents are $5 ages 10 to 64 and $4 ages 3-9/seniors. Non-residents are $7.50 and $6.50 respectively. After 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 4 p.m. Saturday, the fees are $2 residents and $3 non-residents. Memberships for residents begin at $79 and include entrance to Sleepy Hollow, Dolphin Cove, and the Carpentersville indoor pool. Non-resident memberships begin at $112. Dolphin Cove also offers private party rentals for those interested.
Where is your favorite place to go swimming the summer? Tell us in the comments' section.