Swimming Pool

Job Opportunity! 

Aquatics Intern

The City of Urbandale is seeking an individual for an internship in the Recreation Department, with an emphasis in Aquatics. This internship will allow the student to experience the busy planning and preparation season of aquatics. The student will need to have a current lifeguard certification, with a Water Safety Instructor certification preferred. More information here.
Upcoming Events!

Second Annual B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Boat Race)

Create your own boat made from cardboard and duct tape and race others at the Urbandale Indoor Public Pool! Races will be in heats, beginning with the youngest age group.
More info here!

Date: Sunday, February 28
Time: Registration from 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Cost: FREE

Winter/Spring Swim Classes & Activities
View our program guide to see the current offerings of classes. Copies of the program guides are available at the following locations:
  • Parks and Recreation Office
  • Urbandale Indoor Pool
  • Urbandale Library
  • Urbandale Senior Recreation Center
  1. Classes & Lessons

    Discover the various classes we offer including information on how to register.

  2. General Information & Hours

    The swimming pool rules have been set for the health and safety of all patrons. These rules are posted in the locker rooms and on the pool deck.

  1. B.Y.O.B. Boat Race

    Bring your own boat (made out of cardboard and duct tape only – no markers or paint to be used) with paddles (they do not have to be homemade) to the pool. Great project for clubs, boy and girl scouts, families, etc. The race will be one lap (down and back- 60 yards). Races will go in heats, beginning with the youngest age group. Awards will be given for each age category. Categories are the following age groups for both individuals and groups (2 or more in the boat): • 8 years and younger • 9-11 years • 12 -15 years • 16-18 years • Adults Cost: Free Date: Sunday, February 28 Registration from 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. • All boats must be registered by 10:30 a.m. • races begin with the youngest age group at 11:00 a.m. – end time dependent on number of entries.

  2. Pool Rental

    Rental of the Urbandale Pool is available to all persons, organizations, clubs and youth groups. Reservations are arranged on a first-come, first-served basis and depend on availability of staff.