Aquatic Center   The place to be for fun and sun!



WEEKDAYS: 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. AND 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. ( except on August 3rd 8:00 p.m. due to a pool party)

WEEKENDS: 1:00P.M. – 8:00 P.M. ( No family hour)


Aquatic Center                                             Aquatic Center Hours of Operation
525 John K. Hanson Drive                                  Open Swim –
Forest City, IA 50436 Monday through Saturday: 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm
phone: (641) 585-2650 Sunday: 1:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Summer Office Hours: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday Family Hour: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The Aquatic Center closes at 3:00 pm on Wednesdays for home swim meets.

*  For inclement weather, mechanical breakdown, low participation, schedule changes, water temperatures below 70 degrees, and home swim meets – signs will be posted on the Aquatic Center door, a notice will be posted on the Parks and Recreation Facebook page  and on this page, and announcements will be made on KIOW 107.3FM.

Features                                                              Aquatic Center Fees
  • Zero depth entry
  • Current channel
  • Giant water slide
  • One meter and three meter diving boards
  • Large and small in-water playgrounds
  • Small drop slide
  • Basketball hoop
  • Seven geysers and therapy jets
  • Bath house with two family changing areas
  • Concession stand
  • Parking lot for 90+ cars
  • Daily: $4.00 General Admission
    (payable at the Pool)
  • $3.50 Seniors (Ages 55 and up)
  • Ages 2 & under are FREE
  • Daily passes can be purchased at the Aquatic Center;
    Family and Individual passes can be purchased online
    or at the Forest City Parks & Recreation Department.
  • Family Pass: $120.00 
    • Individual Pass: $80.00 


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Swimming Lessons:

  To register, click here

Paying online?  See our Terms and Conditions of Sale here.

Swim Apparel:

  • All users of the Forest City Family Aquatic Center must wear a regulation swimsuit. No colored T-shirts, cutoffs, sweatpants, or shoes are allowed.
  • The Aquatic Center is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • SWIM DIAPER REQUIREMENT Swim diaper or tight fitting plastic pants are required for all non-toilet trained children.


Aquatic Center Rental:

The Aquatic Center is available to rent for events.  Download and complete the rental form.