Pool Special Events

  1. Events


Got a case of cabin fever? Let’s go kayaking on a cold winter day! Learn the basics of recreational kayaking from a Polk County Conservation naturalist. Participants will learn about types of kayaks, equipment, techniques, self-rescues, and have a chance to practice skills on the water. Dress to get wet and bring a towel and a dry change of clothes. All equipment is provided. Register online www.leadingyououtdoors.org. Deadline: February 8. Minimum age 14.

 Session  Day/Time  Cost
 February 25 Saturday
5:00-7:00 p.m.
per person


We will have a LARGE inflatable slide to enter the water, along with carnival games and prizes.

Session  Day/Time  Cost
 March 15 Wednesday
1:00-4:00 p.m.
$5 per person entering the pool area;
only $1 with an annual pass
Note: No group rates available this day.

SPRING BREAK FESTIVITIES – Mon., March 13 – Fri., March 17

The pool will be open additional times during the day from 1:00-4:00 p.m. In addition to the regular days and times, Public recreational swim will be 1:00-4:00 p.m. throughout the week.
Note: $5 admission on Wednesday, March 15 for carnival.
Cost: Regular admission of $4 for anyone entering the pool area (there is no additional fee for annual pass users)

Egg Dive – Saturday, April 15

Join us for the 7th Annual Egg Dive!
This has become very popular in Urbandale, growing each year, so come early. Children will be divided in age groups to dive for colored eggs in the pool. Each egg will be turned in for a prize!
Diving will begin with the youngest age group at 1:30 p.m. and continue until all age groups have participated. Cost: $5 per person entering the pool area; $1 with an annual pass


All firefighters/EMS and their families swim for FREE. Sunday, May 7, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Join us in saying thank you to all firefighters/EMS for their service. Everyone will receive a firefighter rubber ducky upon admission.