Make a Splash at Otter Cove in St. Charles

Otter Cove Aquatic Park offers water fun for everyone this summer. This exciting water attraction, surrounded by lots of open green space at James O. Breen Community Park, in St. Charles, offers thrills and relaxation for all ages.

Exciting activities are sure to appeal to every water enthusiast, from the most energetic cannon baller to the most laid-back floater.

Favorites include a 25-yard pool; a zero-depth entry activity pool; a shallow pool just for toddlers; a splash park with water wheels, dumping buckets and spray cannons; a sand/water play area; and rides that twist, turn and twirl through water features that shoot, spray and spin. There’s even a sand volleyball court to round out your beach-time excursion.

All around Otter Cove, you’ll notice the favorite hangouts of a river otter and his friends. Join them and race down the Salamander Slides. Enjoy an inner tube ride along Turtle Creek. Flitter around Dragonfly Den. Hop all over the Frog Bog. Exercise in the Crayfish Canal. Have some fun in the sun playing sand volleyball. Pack a picnic lunch or purchase a snack from The Dive concession stand.

Cabanas are available every day for rent on a first-come, first-served basis. And speaking of rentals, guests can also book private events such as birthday parties at Otter Cove.
When it comes to fun in and around the water, it’s never too early for swimmers to learn. Otter Cove offers a swim lesson program for ages 6 months to adult, with options for a group setting or private instruction. There’s even an option for children on the autism spectrum.

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Otter Cove Aquatic Park is located at 3615 Campton Hills Road, in St. Charles, (630) 513-4377,