Aquatics

Pirate Cove PoolCouncil Bluffs is home to two beautiful outdoor aquatic centers. Katelman Water Park and Pirate Cove Water Park are open seasonally to the public.

The Pools will open for the summer on May 27, 2017


Hours of Operation


Monday - 12:00 - 8:00 P.M.
Tuesday - Thursday, 12:00 - 7:00 P.M.
Friday - Sunday, 12:00 - 6:00 P.M.

Pool Parties 

Pool Parties may be booked starting at 10am Opening Day (May 28) at either Katelman Pool or Pirate Cove Pool. You may book 1 party per adult at a time.


Family Nights 

Family Nights are on Monday's, 5:00 - 8:00 P.M.


Swimming Pool Policies


  • Swim Passes are available for sale at the pools only and will be sold starting opening day.
  • Swim Passes are for the use of the purchaser only. Verification of family members for season passes may be required. Swim passes can not be used at Swim Under the Lights events.
  • Season passes are for recreational swimming at the two municipal outdoor pools only. Passes must be shown each time upon entering the pool.
  • All children seven (7) years of age or younger must be accompanied by an adult during recreation swimming.
  • No season pass or punch card refunds or partial refunds.