Rental Facilities

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From park shelters and gym space to the Lakeside Center, you're sure to find the perfect spot for your next family picnic or graduation party. Nonresidents will be charged an additional fee to reserve a shelter. Reservations  can only be made a maximum of six months in advance and cannot be made within 72 hours of the reservation date. Shelters can only be reserved April 8 - Oct. 6.

Park Shelters:

Many park shelters can be used free of charge. If the park is not listed as a rental facility below, the  park shelter can be used at no charge on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Rental Facilities:

The following is the full list of city-owned facilities and park shelters available for rental. Click on the locations below for prices and scheduling information.

2019 Season Hours


May 25- 27,

May 31 - Sept. 2*
Noon to 7 p.m.

May 28 - Aug. 22 
Monday through Saturday
10 to 11:45 a.m.

 June 3 - Aug. 22

Mondays & Thursdays Only

7:15 to 8:45 p.m.

*Please note, when Ankeny Schools are in session, Cascade Falls will be open on weekends only through Labor Day, Sept. 2.

Daily Admission

General  $8
Senior Citizen Admission (60+) $5
Children Ages 2 & under $1
Flow Rider Included w/admission
*Lap Swim/Water Walking

*Lap swim and water walking are available for guests 13 and older. Patrons wishing to re-enter the facility during open swim will need to pay the daily admission or use a season pass.

*Season passes are accepted during all above pool programming hours.

Facility Features

  • Heated water
  • FlowRider surf machine - must be 42" or taller
  • Zero depth entry pool
  • Kiddie slide - no height requirement
  • Floor geysers and water cannons
  • (2) 250 foot inner-tube water slides - must be 48" or taller
  • Lazy river
  • Lap pool
  • Diving well and drop slide - must be 48" or taller
  • 1 meter spring board and 3 meter platform diving - No height requirement      
  • Swirl Bowl slide - must be 48" or taller
  • Lap swimming
  • Water Walking
  • Concessions
  • Family changing rooms
  • Area for sunbathing
  • Lounge chairs
  • In-pool shade

Rental Information

Cascade Falls 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.

TIME SECTION FEE (per section/per hour)
7:15 - 9:15 p.m. Lap Pool & Diving Well $200
Lazy River & Slides $250
Zero Depth Pool $125
FlowRider $100 - fee reduced by 50% if booking with another section

To make a reservation, please call the Parks & Recreation Office at (515) 963-3570.

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