Looking for a fun way to beat the heat?

Cascade Falls and Prairie Ridge Aquatic Centers are currently closed for the season.

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. Additional information will be available beginning March 1, 2017.

Fitness and Recreational Classes

Visit our ActivityReg website to learn more and register for these programs:

Drop in for these daily programs (no pre-registration required):

  • Lap Swim Monday - Saturday from 10 - 11:45 a.m. at Cascade Falls Aquatic Center.
  • Water Walking Monday - Saturday from 10 - 11:45 a.m. at Cascade Falls Aquatic Center.
  • Splash Park Free entry Monday - Friday from 10 - 11:45 a.m. at Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center.

Special Events

2017 Special Events information will be available beginning March 1, 2017.


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

  • Family Fun Night
  • Adult Only Swim (Age 18+ only) -
  • SummerFest Splash Dance (For students entering grades 6-9) - 
  • Pooch Paddle Dog Swim -

Aquatic Facility Rentals

Aquatic center reservations will be accepted beginning March 1, 2017. 

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.