Bacon Aquatic Center

Bacon Aquatic Center
Bacon Aquatic Center

Opening date: May 25 


12:30-7:30 pm EVERY DAY 

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614 W. Bluff St.



The Bacon Aquatic Center opened in June of 2007, after a hugely successful fundraising campaign.  The combined Bacon Aquatic Center/Gillette Park Renovation was a $4 million project, of that amount over $3.5 million was raised through contributions by individual, business and industry donors, and several grants.  

The aquatic center holds 293,000 gallons of water, contains a 23' high, 136' long open flume water slide, a 23' high, 82' long enclosed water slide, 12' high and 4' high diving boards, a designated kids area, a sand play area, concession stand, 6 large canopies and over 35 lounge chairs, picnic tables and lockers.



Base Season Pass (2 members- must reside in same household)


Each additional family member (must reside in same household)


A single (1) Caregiver may be added on a family pass but must always accompany children when using pass and must be at least 14 years old.


Single Season Pass


10 Punch Ticket


Daily Admission

Ages 3 and up $7
Ages 2 and under Free with paid adult
Viewers Fee $2.00
Lap Swim $1.00 (12:00pm - 1:00pm M-F, not included in season passes, must be 18+)

   Pool Parties (must see Manager)

$100 per hour for the shallow area for up to 100 people.
$150 per hour for slides and shallow area for up to 200 people.
$175 per hour for whole pool for no more than 125 people ($1 more per extra person.)
$20 for open concession stand

  Swim Lessons

5 Individual - 30 minute sessions

Ages 3 and up
Cost is $50
416 West Main Street, Cherokee IA 51012 (712) 225-5749