Ankeny aquatic centers will open for Memorial Day weekend, May 27 -29. Hours for Cascade Falls are noon – 7 p.m. Prairie Ridge hours are noon – 6 p.m. Both aquatic centers will open daily for the 2023 summer season Thursday, June 1, at noon.
Cascade Falls Aquatic Center
2350 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy., Ankeny
Open swim hours: noon to 7 p.m., Memorial Day weekend, daily beginning June 1
Lap swim and water walking hours: Monday- Saturday 10 - 11:45 a.m., Monday & Thursday 7:15 - 8:45 p.m.
Cascade Falls Admission Fees
Open Swim Lap Swim/Water Walking
General $9 $3
Seniors (60+) $5 $3
Children 2 & under $2 N/A
Lap swim and water walking will start on May 30.
Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center
1220 NW Prairie Ridge Dr., Ankeny
Open swim hours: noon to 6 p.m., Memorial Day weekend, daily beginning June 1.
Splash park opens May 30.
Splash park only: 10 – 11:45 a.m., free; noon – 6 p.m., regular admission
*Free entry to the Splash Park is valid only from 10 - 11:45 a.m., Monday – Friday. Patrons wishing to re-enter the facility during open swim will need to pay the daily admission or use a season pass.
Prairie Ridge Admission Fees
Seniors (60+) $3
Children 2 & under $2
Season passes are available for purchase online at www.ankenyiowa.gov/poolpass. Cost is $50 per resident, $70 for nonresidents. Passes may also be purchased in person at the Parks & Recreation Office, 1210 NW Prairie Ridge Drive. Passes are not sold at the aquatic centers.
In addition to group and private swim lessons, other aquatic events/classes are offered throughout the summer including Splash with a Princess Pool Party, Family Fun Nights, Adult Only Swim, Flowrider® Workshops, springboard diving and more. Register for classes and events online at www.ankenyiowa.gov/register.
Work at the Pool
We are still hiring for lifeguards and all aquatics positions except water slide attendant. Learn more and apply at www.ankenyiowa.gov/jobs.