Milwaukee County Parks

Schulz Aquatic Park

Schulz Aquatic Park at Lincoln Park

Join us and speed down the tube and body water slides, float along the lazy river, splash around with spray jets and the bucket dump, swim or play water basketball in the leisure pool and grab a poolside snack!


Reservations are NOT needed!

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Summer-Session Hours 

Open-Swim Hours*

  • Monday-Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday & Thursday Night Swim: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays: noon – 5 p.m.

Water Exercise Hours - Starting June 13*

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday (excluding holidays): 9 – 10 a.m.
  • Saturdays: 11 a.m. – noon

Lap Swim Hours - Starting June 13*

Two lanes will be available for lap swim.

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday (excluding holidays): 9 – 11 a.m.
  • Saturdays: 11 a.m. - noon

Tot-Time Hours - Starting June 13*

Tot Time is reserved for families with children under the age of 7 years old and is limited to the zero-depth area of the aquatic center.

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday (excluding holidays): 10 – 11:30 a.m.

*Sessions include time to enter, swim and exit the facility. All patrons will be asked to leave the water prior to the end of the session to allow time to gather belongings and exit.


Admission Fees

OPEN SWIM Milwaukee County Resident /Non-Resident Fee
Age 12-59 $7 / $9
Age 3-11* or 60 years + $5.25 / $6
General Admission $5.25 / $5.25
General Admission* $4 / $4
General Admission $4** / $4**

*Children age 11 and under must be accompanied by an adult
**Patrons may use their valid Comprehensive or Indoor Pool Pass as payment of Lap Swim and Water Exercise sessions

See the "Season Passes" tab for great rates on unlimited visits!

Height Requirements and Demonstrated Swimming Ability for Some Attractions

  • To use the giant body- or tube-slides, or the lazy river, children must be at least 48" tall
  • To use lap lanes, youth must demonstrate their swimming ability to a lifeguard.
    Availability of lap lanes is dependent on weather and attendance

Children age 11 and under must be accompanied by an adult 18 years old or older.

Swimming Attire

  • Swimsuits are required; no street clothes allowed!
  • Swimming diapers are required for all children who are not yet potty-trained

Events at Schulz

Opening Day often falls on the Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend

Water Park Season Passes

Purchase a season pass to get unlimited entry to Schulz Aquatic Center – all season long!

  • Family is defined as immediate members that reside at the same address 
  • Family Pass is minimum of 1 adult and maximum of 2 adults 
  • Weather and attendance policies apply
Individual $ 65 
Family (up to four members –  details above) $170
Each additional child on the Family Pass $ 35


Gift Cards

Milwaukee County Parks gift cards can be redeemed for dozens of uses – including being used to pay for admission or concessions at Schulz Aquatic Center! Gift cards are available in any amount, from $5 to $1000. Gift cards purchased online include free shipping. Card balances expire five years after purchase. Learn more!

Birthday Parties at Schulz


We hope you visit us next year to celebrate your child's birthday with family and friends at Schulz and leave the cleanup to us!

Your party package includes admission and food for 10 guests, plus use of the party area for two hours and a personal party host/hostess to show you to your party area and serve your food. 

Fee per party plus fee for each additional guest up to a maximum of 30).

Birthday Menu

Each of your guests will select from the special birthday menu. Meals are served with a brightly colored, reusable beach pail, soda and an ice-cream treat.

  • Hot Dog Meal: Hot dog and fries
  • Chicken Nugget Meal: Chicken nuggets and fries
  • Burger Meal: Hamburger and fries

You may bring your own birthday cake to your reserved party, but no other carry-ins are allowed.

Booking Your Birthday Party

Make your reservations early! The number of parties scheduled in a day is limited. Book your party at least seven business days in advance.  Full payment is due at booking to reserve your time.


Private Events at Schulz


Enjoy full use of Schulz Aquatic Park in Lincoln Park when you book an after-hours private rental. Schulz features tube and body water slides, a lazy river, spray jets, spray posts, water troughs, a bucket dump and more. We require at least three weeks advance notice to make a reservation. To book, call (414) 257-8005.

Max Rental Capacity: 250

Availability: N/A

What You Get

  • Private use of the water park
  • On duty lifeguards
  • Access to locker rooms, restrooms
  • Use of water basketball equipment

Rental Fees

Rental Fee (includes tax)
Private Pool Rental $ FEE per hr (pool admission included)
Lincoln Pavilion Rental $ FEE per 4-hr time block plus admission
$ FEE per add'l hr



How to Find Us

1301 W. Hampton Ave., Milwaukee


9480 W. Watertown Plank Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 257-PARK (7275)

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