Cascade Falls and Prairie Ridge Aquatic Centers Open Memorial Day Weekend!

Open Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday May 27 - Monday, 29, 2017. Open Daily beginning June 1.

2017 Season Passes

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

Swimming Lessons

2017 Swim lesson registration will begin Monday, April 17. Click here for more information on Ankeny swim lessons.

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


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

  • Family Fun Nights - June 11 & 25, July 9 & 23  
  • Adult Only Swim - June 20 & July 18 (Age 18+ only) 
  • SummerFest Splash Dance - July 7 (For students entering grades 6-9)
  • Pooch Paddle Dog Swim - TBD
  • MYC Back-To-School Swim - August 26 

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.