The Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center will be open daily through Sunday, Aug. 20, from noon – 6 p.m. The final weekday for Cascade Falls Aquatic Center will be Tuesday, Aug. 22. Cascade Falls will be open on weekends through Labor Day, including Aug. 26-27 and Sept. 2-4 from noon - 7 p.m.

2017 Season Passes

Click here for more information about Ankeny Aquatic Center Season passes.

Swimming Lessons

Click here for more information on 2017 swim lessons. The City of Ankeny is an authorized American Red Cross swim lesson provider.

Special Events

Splash With a Princess Party: June 11 & August 8; click here for registration and additional information

Surfin' at the Falls Flowboard and Bodyboard Competition: July 15; click here for registration and additional information

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Drop in at these events (no pre-registration required).

  • Family Fun Nights - June 11 (June 18 Father's Day) & 25, July 9 & 23
    • Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center, 4-6pm  
  • Adult Only Swim - June 20 & July 18 (Age 18+ only)
    • Cascade Falls Aquatic Center, 7:15-9:15pm, $5/person
  • SummerFest Splash Dance - July 7 (For students entering grades 6-9)
    • Cascade Falls Aquatic Center, 7:15-9:15pm, $8/student
  • Pooch Paddle Dog Swim - TBD
  • MYC Back-To-School Swim - August 26
    • Cascade Falls Aquatic Center, 7:15-9:15pm

Aquatic Facility Rentals

Both aquatic centers are available to rent for parties during non-public hours. Perfect for birthday parties, youth team gatherings or business outings, Ankeny’s aquatic centers offer something for everyone. All rental fees and arrangements must be made at the Parks & Recreation office at least 10 days prior to rental date. Call 515-963-3570 for reservations and information. 

Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child's birthday at Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center this summer. An $80 party fee includes admission of 10 children and two supervising adults, as well as an individual ice cream product and drink for each member of the birthday party. Additional guests may join in the celebration by paying daily admission and concession rates. Parties are reserved for two hours at your choice of time throughout the day. Registrations must be made at least 10 days prior to the event. Call 515-963-3570 to reserve your birthday party today. Season passes are not honored with this offer.