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    Season passes for Cascade Falls and Prairie Ridge aquatic centers are on sale now for the 2020 summer season.

    Season Passes

    Work at the Pool

    We are currently accepting applications for the following positions: 

    • Lifeguard - $10.50/hour - (must be age 15+) 
    • Water Safety Instructor - $11.50/hour - (must be age 16+)
    • Concessions/Admissions - $8.50/hour - (must be age 16+)
    • Water Slide Attendant - $9/hour - (must be age 16+)
    • Aquatics Maintenance - $10/hour - (must be age 16+)

    View full job descriptions and apply now.

    Interested in lifeguarding but not certified? No problem! Register for training classes

    Swimming Lessons

    Aquatic Facility Rentals

    • Both aquatic centers are available to rent for parties during non-public hours.
    • All rental fees and arrangements must be made at the Parks & Recreation office at least 10 days prior to the rental date.
    • Call 515-963-3570 for reservations and information.

    Birthday Parties

    • Celebrate your birthday at Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center this summer.
    • $80 party fee includes admission for 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 from either 12:30-2:30 p.m. or 3:30-5:30 p.m.
    • Reservations must be made at least one week prior to the event.
    • Call 515-963-3570 to reserve your birthday party today.
    • Season passes are not honored with this offer.