Admission Policy

All who enter the facility must pay admission, which includes spectators and non-swimmers. There are no exceptions. View admission prices.

Children Under Age 9

All children under the age of nine must be actively supervised in the water by a person age 15 or older.

Swim Test

A one-time swim test is required for all youth under 18 who want to use the slides or diving boards. The swim test will consist of swimming one length of the pool (25 meters) on their front or back without stopping or touching the bottom of the pool. Swimmers should check in with the lifeguard or pool manager at the lifeguard station each time when entering the Aquatic Center. If a swimmer has passed the swim test, their name will be placed in a data base and they will receive a wrist band to be identified as a swimmer. Non-swimmers will not have a wrist band. A wrist band is needed for all slides, diving boards, and lazy river. Non-swimmers accompanied by someone 15 or older may use blue slide and lazy river.

Deep End

Swimmers must be able to pass the deep water test. Swimmers who have passed the test must also be 48 inches tall to use the drop slide.

For All Slides

Swimmers must be 48 inches tall, no exceptions! Adults may not take children down the slides with them. Only the provided tubes are allowed down the slide designated for tubes.


  • Only one person may be on one-person tubes.
  • Only two people may be on the double tubes.
  • No one may sit on the lap of another person on the tubes.
  • Tubes will be in the hands of those in line for the slide, in the Lazy River, or placed in the tube corral, when not in use. Pool staff may direct people to give up tubes as they pass the end of the Lazy River to allow everyone to have a turn.

Double tubes are only allowed in the Lazy River.

Lazy River

Swimmers must ride on a tube to be in the Lazy River. Entrance/Exit steps or ramp must be used to access the Lazy River.

Flotation Devices

Personal flotations like water wings, toddler floating seats, and noodles are permitted at staff discretion. No inner tube style floats or air mattresses are permitted.

Clothing & Jewelry

Proper, made-for-swim, attire must be worn. Jewelry or swimwear with rivets are not permitted on slides.


A pay phone is available during pool hours at the cost of 25 cents.


Lockers are available. Users must provide their own padlocks. Padlocks may be purchased at the admission window. The Aquatic Center is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Padlocks left on lockers after pool closing will be cut off.

Bicycles & Skateboards Racks

Bike racks are located in front and west of the Aquatic Center. A skateboard rack is inside the front gate of the Aquatic Center. No padlocks are provided.

Coolers / Food / Lawn Chairs

Bringing in coolers or food is prohibited. Lawn chairs (no chaise lounges) may be carried in and used only on the grass areas, as a limited number of chairs are available at the Aquatic Center.


A full concession with food, snacks and beverages is available. All food items must be eaten in the designated concession area. Two beverage vending machines are also available.

Pool Closing

The Aquatic Center may close due to bad weather or temperatures below 67 degrees.


Rain checks may be issued if the pool closes because of rain or thunderstorms. Closings will be on local radio stations, Facebook and Aquatic Center answering machine 641-844-1515.

Come & Go Passes

Those that have paid a daily admission and leave the facility for any reason and want to come back later may ask for a Come and Go Pass. The pass, along with $1, will allow re-entry to the Aquatic Center on that day.
Smoking and Alcohol.

Smoke & Alcohol Free

The Aquatic Center grounds and parking areas are smoke-free and alcohol free. Smoking, including e-cigarettes, consumption of alcohol or being under the influence of any substance is cause for ejection.