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    Facility Directory Detail

    2020 Season Hours

    OPEN SWIM SPLASH PARK ONLY

    Opening Date TBD
    Open Daily
    Noon to 6 p.m.

    Opening Date TBD

    Monday - Friday
    10 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

    Daily Admission

    General $4
    Senior Citizen (60+) $3
    Children Ages 2 and under $1
    *Splash Park Only FREE
    10:00 - 11:45 a.m.
    Monday - Friday

    *Free entry to the Splash Park is valid only from 10 - 11:45 a.m. Patrons wishing to re-enter the facility during open swim will need to pay the daily admission or use a season pass.

    Facility Features

    • Heated water
    • Zero depth entry
    • 150 & 140 foot water slides - must be 48" or taller
    • Kiddie slide - No height requirement
    • Lily pad walk - must be 54" or taller
    • Floor geysers
    • Concessions
    • Family changing rooms
    • Grass area for sunbathing
    • Chaise lounge chairs
    • In-pool shade
    • Lap swimming
    • Splash Park

    Rental Information

    Private Parties

    Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center is available to rent for parties during non-public hours. It is perfect for youth team gatherings, business outings and more. All rental fees and arrangements must be made at the Parks & Recreation office at least 10 days prior to rental date.

    DAY TIME FEE
    Saturdays 6:15 - 8 p.m. $400 (entire facility)
    Sundays 6:15 - 8 p.m. $400 (entire facility)
    Monday - Friday 6:15 - 8:15 p.m. $60/hr (Splash Park Only)

    Birthday Parties

    Celebrate your child's birthday party at the Prairie Ridge Family Aquatic Center this summer!

    Parties are reserved for two hours, from either 12:30-2:30pm or 3:30-5:30pm. Reservations must be made at least 10 days prior to the event.

    Cost is $80 and includes:

    • Admission of 10 children and two supervising adults
    • Individual ice cream treat for each guest
    • Individual drink for each guest

    Season passes will not be honored with this offer.

    To make a reservation, please call the Parks & Recreation Office at 963-3570.

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