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Digital Parks and Trails Map - Interactive map of the West Des Moines parks and trails system. Use to find a nearby park or to measure trail distances.

Printable Parks and Trails Map - A comprehensive map of the West Des Moines parks and trails system

Printable Park Amenities Matrix - A listing of the amenities available at each park in West Des Moines

Tobacco and Nicotine-Free Parks - View the FAQ's about this new ordinance

Trail Ethics - Things to keep in mind when using trails

City Code - Learn more about park rules and regulations in Title 7, Chapter 11

P&R Special Events Application Materials

Open Water Swim Permit Application

Volunteer Information/Release Form

For more information please call 222-3444 or email parkrec@wdm.iowa.gov

 

 

Search the listing of West Des Moines facilities, click each photo to find out more.

Holiday Aquatic Center and Valley View Aquatic Center are now closed for the season. Thank you all for a great summer! 

 

Regular Hours:

Weekdays, 11:30 am -7:00 pm *Closes at 5:30pm June 10-20, June 24-July 11, and July 15-25 for evening swim lessons. 
Saturdays, 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sundays, 12:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Closing Policy:
If the temperature is less than 70 degrees or there are fewer than 30 swimmers after opening for one hour, Holiday will close.

Features:
Swirl Bowl Slide, 180’ Enclosed Waterslide, 208’ Open Flume Waterslide

Family Nights ($12 per family admission):
Wednesdays and Sundays from 6:30-8:30pm *Sundays only during swim lessons on June 10-20, June 24-July 11, and July 15-25. 

SPLASH STIMULUS (Half Price Admission):
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 5:00-7:00pm *Closes at 5:30pm June 10-20, June 24-July 11, and July 15-25 for evening swim lessons. 

Daily Admission Prices:

Under 3 Years Old
FREE
3-12 Years Old
$5
13 Years and Older
$8
Senior Citizens (55+)
$6
Active Service Member  $6

Concessions:

New in 2019! Concessions at both Valley View and Holiday Aquatic Centers are provided by Formaro's Stuffed. Credit cards are accepted.

Season Passes:

Passes are sold per household. Individual photo ID cards are required for each family member who wishes to have a pass. All pass holders must have a current photo taken or on file. Photos can be taken at City Hall or the Valley Junction Activity Center during regular business hours (8am-5pm) or at the West Des Moines Aquatic Centers starting the first week of June. (Please note that it is best to purchase season passes at City Hall or the Valley Junction Activity prior to the first week of June to avoid long lines at both aquatic facilities.) WDM Season passes are good at Holiday, Valley View and Clive Aquatic Centers.

*As of 7-14-19, WDM Aquatic Center Season Passes are 1/2 price.

Season Passes

 WDM Residents

1/2 Price*

 Non-Residents

1/2 Price*

 Single Pass

 $85

 $42.50

 $130

 $65

 Two Person Pass

 $120

 $60

 $170

 $85

 Each Additional Person

 $40/person

 $20/person

 $55/person

 $27.50/person

 Nanny/Granny
(added on to pass, no extra discounts)

 $60

 $30

 $60

 $30

WDM Season passes are good at Holiday, Valley View and Clive Aquatic Centers and can be purchased at:

Parks & Recreation Administrative Office (WDM City Hall), 4200 Mills Civic Pkwy. - Monday-Friday from 8am to 5pm
Valley Junction Activity Center, 217 5th Street - Monday-Friday from 12pm to 4pm
Holiday or Valley View Aquatic Centers, during open hours, beginning the first week of June

Rentals & Birthday Parties

Holiday is available for private party rentals. For more information please call 222-3440.

Have your next birthday party at Holiday. Packages include admission, food and more! Prices start at $115 for a group of 10. Call 222-3440 for more information.

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