Dankwardt Park Swimming Pool

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. 

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2023 Pool Opening Date: June 2nd

You can now buy your season pool pass online!

Dankwardt Park Swimming Pool
400 Blackhawk Blvd


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 4-14 
Ages 15 and above 

Season Pool Passes

# of People 
1  (Student)
1  (Adult)
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

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)

  • Session 1: June 5 - June 15Swim Lessons Opens in new window
  • Session2: June 19 - June 29
  • Session 3: July 10 - July 20

Swim Lesson Levels Defined: Descriptions (PDF)

Dankwardt Park Pool

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Boy Jumping off a Diving Board