15 Pools + Aquatic Centers in Des Moines

Pools in Des Moines, Swimming in Des Moines, Des Moines, Iowa, aquatic center

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

Address: 1800 South 15th Street Adel, IA 50003

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Daily Admission Fees

Ages 0-2: $2.00
Ages 3-54: $6.00
Ages 55+: $5.00
Family Pass: $20.00
Evening Family Pass (After 5 pm): $12.00

Park Hours:  12:30pm-5:00 pm & 6:00 pm-8:00 pm daily

Family Swim/Lap Swim5:00 pm: -6:00 pm daily *Family swim is specifically for families. Children MUST be accompanied by a parent/guardian to remain at the pool during family swim. The slides are not open during family swim.*

Twilight Tuesdays: Swim under the lights with us as we stay open late to enjoy an evening under the stars.Second Tuesday of every month (June 15, July 20) from 8:00 pm-10:00 pm.

Altoona Aquatics Park

Address: 1200 Venbury Drive, Altoona, Iowa 50009

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Day Pass Fees: Resident Day Pass – $7; Non-Resident Day Pass – $10

Hours: Monday – Friday: 12:00pm – 6:00pm; Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am – 6:00pm

Adventure Bay Water Park

Address: 3200 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009

Phone Number: 266-2121

Single Day: Ages 10-64: $50; Ages 4-9 or 65+: $45. **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

Address: 2350 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy Ankeny, IA 50023

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General: $8 ; 60+ $5  Ages 2 and under: $1 ; Lap Swim/Water Walking: $3

Memorial Day through Labor Day: Noon to 7 p.m.

 

Prairie Ridge Aquatic Center: Ankeny

Address:  1220 NW Prairie Ridge Dr. Ankeny, IA 50023

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General: $4 60+ $3 ; Ages 2 and under: $1; Lap Swim/Water Walking: $3

Memorial Day through Start of Ankeny School Year: Noon to 6 p.m.

 

Clive Aquatic Center

Address: 1801 NW 114th Street Clive, IA 50325

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2 and younger:  Free; 3-12 years:  $6; 13 years and older:  $9; 55+ years/Military with ID:  $7

Hours: Monday – 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 Swim Time: Friday’s 11 to 11:30 a.m. Swim time designated for toddlers to experience and work on water acclimation. Adult/caregiver who is at least 16 years of age is required to be in the water with their swimmer to help facility safety with a 1:2 adult to child ratio. Sorry, no siblings or children over 5 are allowed during toddler Time. Families may stay after when the facility opens fully for the day. Ages 6 months – 4 years.

Lena Moser Memorial Swimming Pool: Dallas Center

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Daily admission: Two-hour swimming session=$2/per person

Open Swim Session Times: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm or 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm or 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

 

Nahas Aquatic Center: DSM

Address: 1101 Porter Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315

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

Ages 2 and Under – Free
Ages 3-20 – $2
Ages 21 and Over – $4
1/2 price after 5 pm Monday – Thursday

Punch cards + Season passes available.

Northwest Aquatic Center: DSM

Address: 4915 Madison Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

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

Ages 2 and Under – Free
Ages 3-20 – $2
Ages 21 and Over – $4
1/2 price after 5 pm Monday – Thursday

Punch cards + Season passes available.

Teachout Aquatic Center: DSM

Address: 2601 Hubbell Avenue

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

Ages 2 and Under – Free
Ages 3-20 – $2
Ages 21 and Over – $4
1/2 price after 5 pm Monday – Thursday

Punch cards + Season passes available.

Ashworth Pool: DSM

Address: 102 45th St, Des Moines, IA 50312

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Hours: Monday-Friday from 1 – 6:30 p.m.; Saturday from 1 – 6 p.m.; Sunday from 1 – 5 p.m.

2 and under – Free
Ages 3 – 20 – $2
Ages 21+ – $4
1/2 price admission Monday – Thursday after 5 p.m.

Punch cards + Season passes available.

 

Birdland Pool: DSM

Address: 300 Holcomb Avenue

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

Ages 2 and Under – Free
Ages 3-20 – $2
Ages 21 and Over – $4
1/2 price after 5 pm Monday – Thursday

Punch cards + Season passes available.

 

Indianola Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center

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

Cost: $6 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.

Tot Swim: Mon/Weds/Fri/Sat 10:30 to 11:50 a.m. May 31 – Aug 21 for ages 6 and under. $2.50

 

Holiday Aquatic Center: WDM

Address: 1701 Railroad Avenue West Des Moines, IA 50265

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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: $9; 3-12 years: $6; Under 3 years old: Free

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 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Valley View Aquatic Center: WDM

Address: 255 81st Street West Des Moines, IA 50265

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Sunday- Friday: 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm and 6:30-8:30 pm; Saturday: Noon to 6 pm

Prices: 13 years and older: $9; 3-12 years: $6; Under 3 years old: Free

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 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Pools in Des Moines, Swimming in Des Moines, Des Moines, Iowa, aquatic center

2 thoughts on “15 Pools + Aquatic Centers in Des Moines

  1. Alisha Helen Parmerlee says:

    Adventure Bay is NOT Free ages 4-9!! I WISH!

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