Located inside Dankwardt Park, the Dankwardt Park Pool is a 50-meter pool with both 1 and 3-meter diving boards. The facility also includes a concession stand and a wading pool. The Dankwardt Park Pool normally opens with the close of Burlington Community Schools in the spring and closes when Burlington Community Schools start in the fall. Follow our Facebook page for all things pool related.
Dankwardt Park Swimming Pool 400 Blackhawk Blvd 319-753-8183
Daily Including Holidays Adult Lap Swim:11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Open Swim:12:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Daily Admission Fees
Ages 3 and under
Ages 15 and above
Season Pool Passes
# of People
Family (up to 5 members)
Additional Family (over 5 members)
$15.00 / ea.
Pool Rental Information
We offer private two hour pool reservations with the following rules and expectations:
Deposit: $75 non-refundable (to be paid upon submitting application)
Rental Fee: $250 (to be paid upon approval & at least 7 days prior to event)
Rental time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
75 maximum patrons (additional individuals will not be admitted)
Food and non-alcoholic beverages are allowed (pool concessions will NOT be available), all items must stay in designated area, and glass is not allowed.
Renter/organizer is responsible for all clean up and must be in the condition it was prior to rental
City of Burlington will provide lifeguards
All pool rules must be followed by all individuals at all times
Reservations must be made in person at the pool with a $75 non-refundable deposit and a completed Pool Rental Application.
Swimming lessons are available through our Dankwardt Pool staff. Lessons are $40 per session, and run Monday-Thursday for the duration of the session. Information regarding lessons is posted below and on our Facebook page. If you have any other questions please contact 319-753-8183.
2023 Swim Lesson Session Dates:
(Each session will be Monday - Thursday each week)