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  • Furman Aquatic Center

    Furman Aquatic Center
    1. Address:1635 13th St.
      Ames, IA 50010
    2. Phone:515-232-7665
    Amenities:
    1. Concessions Available
    2. Diving Platform/Board
    3. Drinking Fountain
    4. Family Changing Rooms
    5. Gift Cards Available
    6. Lockers Available
    7. Off Street Parking
    8. On Bus Route
    9. Paved Bike Path
    10. Picnic Area
    11. Picnic Tables
    12. Restrooms
    13. Water Slides
    14. WiFi Hotspot
    Categories:
    1. City Facilities
    2. Parks & Recs Facilities
    3. Specialized Parks

FURMAN AQUATIC CENTER HOURS (OPENING MAY 26)
 SUMMER
   SCHOOL IN SESSION
 DAILY    WEEKDAYS WEEKENDS
 

ADULT LAP SWIM (SHORT COURSE)

11 AM - 1 PM

TOT TIME (AGES 7 & UNDER)

11 AM - 1 PM

ADULT WATER WALKING

11 AM - 1 PM

7 PM - 8 PM (T/TH/SUN)

OPEN SWIM

1 PM - 8 PM


 

11 AM - 1 PM

 

 

11 AM - 1 PM

 

11 AM - 1 PM

 

11 AM - 1 PM

11 AM - 1 PM

7 PM - 8 PM

(T/TH)

11 AM - 1 PM

7 PM - 8 PM

(SUN)

5 PM - 7 PM

1 PM - 8 PM

 
There will be no admittance between 12:30 and 1:00 PM.

 

Three lap lanes will be dedicated for Adult Lap Swim during open swim (short course).

The deep end is closed Monday & Wednesday 7:00-8:00 PM and Tuesday & Thursday 5:30-6:30 PM due to aqua classes. The lazy river is closed on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday 7:00-8:00 PM for water walking.

 

Summer Pool Admission Rates

View Pool and Facility Calendars

Located in the heart of Ames, the $10 million Furman Aquatic Center includes a 550' lazy river with a waterfall and two tremendous water slides both over 200' in length. There's a 50 meter pool that boasts a 150' drop slide, basketball hoops, 3-meter platform, and a 1-meter spring board. A 5,000 square foot recreational pool includes zero depth entry, spray features, a large play structure, a children's slide, and a toddler slide. 

Deep Water Test: Kids 12 and under. We will be deep water testing at 2:00 4:00 and 6:00 PM daily .Child must push off from the side of the pool, swim to the middle of the 50 meter basin using the crawl stroke (with face in the water), tread water for 30 seconds and then swim using the crawl stroke (face in the water) back to the side of the pool. 

UPDATED HOURS AND CANCELLATION INFORMATION
515-239-5434


Municipal Pool and Brookside Wading Pool hours and information regarding weather related closures are updated on the
Ames Parks and Recreation Facebook Page

For information regarding programs held at Furman Aquatic Center,  including hours and weather related closings,  updates are posted on the
Furman Aquatic Center Facebook Page


Private Rentals call Jill Burt, Aquatics Coordinator at 515-239-5352 or email jburt@city.ames.ia.us

Recreational Pool

Lazy River

50 Meter Pool

Fun Facts about the Furman Aquatic Center

Furman Aquatic Center Policies

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