Aquatic centers will open for the 2023 Season on Memorial Day Weekend.

Season Aquatic Center Passes

  • Purchase online or at the Parks and Recreation office. (Passes are not sold at the pools.)
  • $50 per person for Ankeny residents and $70 per person for nonresidents.
  • Season passes can be used at both aquatic centers.
  • Learn more about purchasing a season pass.

Swim Lessons

  • Red Cross swim lessons will be offered at both pools throughout the summer.
  • Morning sessions will be offered at both pools, and evening sessions at Prairie Ridge.
  • Registration will begin April 17 at 8 a.m.

Other Programs & Rentals

  • Aquatic programming includes springboard diving, Flowrider workshops, Flowrider private lessons, Princess Parties, and Special Needs Water Aerobics.
  • For information regarding rentals and birthday parties, please call Ankeny Parks and Recreation. Reservations will be accepted beginning March 1.

Work at the Pool

We are hiring! 

  • Lifeguard - must be age 15+
  • Water Safety Instructor - must be age 16+
  • Concessions/Admissions - must be age 16+
  • Water Slide Attendant - must be age 16+
  • Aquatics Maintenance - must be age 16+

Interested in lifeguarding but not certified? No problem! Register for training classes.