15 Pools + Aquatic Centers in Des Moines

 

Welcome warmer temps! Here is a list of pools and aquatic centers in the Des Moines area. I have included hours, prices and special swim times. Please always make sure to double check before going. Happy swimming!

Adel Family Aquatic Center

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Daily Admission Fees
Ages (3–54)  $6.00
Child (0–2)  $2.00
Ages (55+)  $5.00
Family Pass  $20.00

P.M. Session Only
Ages (3-54)  $4.00
Child (0-2)  No charge
Ages (55+)  $3.00

Park Hours: Daily from 12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Family Swim & Adult Lap Swimming 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (unless during a swim lesson)

Altoona Aquatics Park

Altoona, Iowa, Waterpark, Pool, Swimming

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Day Pass Fees:

SEP Resident Day Pass – $7
Non-Resident Day Pass – $9

Punch Cards:

SEP Resident (12 punches) – $72
Non Resident (12 punches) – $96

Monday – Friday: 12:00pm – 7:00pm

Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am – 6:00pm

Storytime Swim: Wednesday’s 11 to 11:45 a.m. There is no admission to attend the storytime and no registration required. Begins June 12 – August 7.

Adventure Bay Water Park

Adventure Bay, Water Park, Altoona, Iowa

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Address: 3200 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009

Phone Number: 266-2121

Single Day: 

Ages 10-64: $45

Ages 4-9 or 65+: $40

**This is admission into the entire park.

Learn how you can get discounted tickets!

Park Hours: Hours vary depending on the day, holidays, etc. check their calendar for complete hours.


Cascade Falls Aquatic Center: Ankeny

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General: $8

60+ $5

Ages 2 and under: $1

Lap Swim/Water Walking: $3

May 25-27; May 31 – September 2: Noon to 7 p.m.

Summerfest Splash Dance: Friday, June 12; 7:15 to 9:15 p.m.; $8 per student

 

Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center: Ankeny

[Photo courtesy of Ankeny Parks & Rec]

[Picture courtesy of Ankeny Parks & Rec]

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General: $4

60+ $3

Ages 2 and under: $1

Lap Swim/Water Walking: $3

May 25-27; May 31 – TBD: Noon to 6 p.m.

Splash Park Only: Free Monday through Friday, 10 to 11:45 a.m.

Family Fun Night: Sunday, June 9 and 23;  Sunday, July 14 and 28; 4 to 6 p.m.; $10 per family

 

Clive Aquatic Center

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2 and younger:  Free
3-12 years:  $5.00
13 years and older:  $8.00
55+ years/Military with ID:  $6.00

Hours:
Monday, Wednesday

11:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday
11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday 
11:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday
11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Toddler Time: Friday, June 7 – Friday, August 9; 11-11:30 a.m. $5 per person (children 2 and under are free).

Friday Night Float + Flick: Friday, June 21; 6 to 10:30 p.m. Family Night swim and movie under the stars!

Water Tales: July 1 and July 30; 10:50 to 11:15 a.m. Must register through Clive Parks & Recreation

Lena Moser Memorial Swimming Pool: Dallas Center

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Daily admission: $3/per person no minimum age F

Family pass: $100

Single pass: $40

Punch card: $30 for 15 punches

June 1st and 2nd Hours: 12:30 – 8:00 p.m.
June 3rd, 4th & 5th 
Hours:  4:00 pm – 8:00 p.m.
June 6th and on Open daily:
12:30 to 8 p.m.

Nahas Aquatic Center: DSM

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Hours: Monday – Saturday; 1 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday; 1 to 5 p.m.

June 1 – August 18

Punch cards + Season passes available.

Doggie Dive: August 18; 3 to 5 p.m.

Half Price Admission Nights: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday’s; 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Northwest Aquatic Center: DSM

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Hours: Monday – Saturday; 1 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday; 1 to 5 p.m.

Will be open Memorial Day weekend. Will close May 25 – 27 and reopen June 1 – August 18.

Punch cards + Season passes available.

Doggie Dive: August 18; 3 to 5 p.m.

Teachout Aquatic Center: DSM

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Hours: Monday – Saturday; 1 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday; 1 to 5 p.m.

June 1 – August 18. Will remain open on Saturdays and Sundays and Labor Day Weekend.

Punch cards + Season passes available.

Doggie Dive: September 2; 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Half Price Admission Nights: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday’s; 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Ashworth Pool: DSM

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Hours: Monday – Saturday; 1 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday; 1 to 5 p.m.

June 1 – August 18

Punch cards + Season passes available.

Doggie Dive: August 18; 3 to 5 p.m.

Half Price Admission Nights: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday’s; 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Birdland Pool: DSM

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Hours: Monday – Saturday; 1 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday; 1 to 5 p.m.

June 1 – August 18

Punch cards + Season passes available.

Doggie Dive:  August 18; 3 to 5 p.m.

Half Price Admission Nights: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday’s; 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Indianola Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center

Address: 714 W. Detroit Avenue, Indianola, Iowa 50125

Phone Number: 961-9422

Cost: $5 general admission; Ages 2 and under free with paid adult; Half-price admission after 5 p.m.

Hours: Tues/Thurs 1 to 6 p.m. ; M/W/F/Sat/Sun 1 to 7 p.m.

June 1 – August 25

Tot Swim: Mon/Weds/Fri/Sat 10:40 to 11:50 a.m. June 10 – August 24 for ages 6 and under. $2

 

Holiday Aquatic Center: WDM

(Picture courtesy of West Des Moines Parks & Rec)

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Hours

Weekdays: 11:30 am -7:00 pm
Saturdays: 11:30 am – 6:00 pm
Sundays: 12:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Prices

13 years and older: $8

3-12 years: $5

Under 3 years old: Free

Senior Citizens: $6

Family Nights ($12 per family admission): 
Wednesdays and Sundays; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

SPLASH STIMULUS (Half Price Admission):
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 5:00-7: 00 pm

Valley View Aquatic Center: WDM

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Hours

Sunday- Friday: 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm, (5:30 – 6:30 p.m. adult swim and current walking), and 6:30-8:30 pm
Saturday: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Prices

13 years and older: $8

3-12 years: $5

Under 3 years old: Free

Senior Citizens: $6

Family Nights ($12 per family admission):
Wednesday and Sunday: 6:30-8: 30 pm

SPLASH STIMULUS (Half Price Admission):
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 6:30-8: 30 pm

Adult Lap Swim and Current Walking ($4 per person):

Sunday through Friday: 5:45pm – 6:30pm

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