Top 10 Indoor Pools and Water Parks in Indianapolis

Dive into year-round aquatic fun with our guide to the Top 9 Indoor Pools and Water Parks in Indianapolis! Whether you’re looking to make a splash, swim laps, or simply unwind in a tropical oasis, Indianapolis has a variety of watery adventures waiting indoors.

Swimming is the perfect activity for any season, especially as a treat in the wintertime. Luckily, the Indy area has tons of indoor pools and aquatic centers with amenities like zero-depth entry and waterslides. Make sure to check a posted schedule or call ahead, because many locations only offer open swim at designated times. Don’t forget your flip-flops!


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Indoor Pools in Indianapolis:

1. Monon Community Center

  • Address:1235 Central Park Dr E, Carmel, IN 46032
  • Features: The indoor pool space is a great place for kids and adults. It features an indoor lap pool, two adventure slides and an activity pool. Plus, swim lessons take place in the afternoon and evening.
  • Cost: Free for members; $13 for nonmember kids (3-15) and $16 for nonmember adults (16+)

Monon Community Center indoor swimming in carmel near indianapolis

2. Carmel Swim Academy

  • Address: 830 City Center Drive, Carmel
  • Features: Carmel Swim Academy offers open swim and lap swimming hours to the community every day. This facility was built for the community and by the community, providing residents with an exceptional place for swimming activities.
  • Cost: $5 for children 4-17 (3 and under free); $10 for adults. Memberships and punch passes are also available. 

3. Goldfish Swim School: Carmel, Fishers, Greenwood

Address: 271 Merchants Square Drive, Suite A 110, Carmel; 11581 Geist Pavilion Drive Suite 114, Fishers; 1675 West Smith Valley Road, Greenwood
Features: The Swim School has a traditional pool, heated to 90 degrees, with a glass parent viewing area. The center is filled with vibrant colors chosen to inspire kids.
Cost: Varies by program

Goldfish Swim School - Indoor Pool Indianapolis
Goldfish Swim School

4. Stony Creek Swim Center

Address: 15550 Stony Creek Way, Noblesville; 10601 Cumberland Road, Fishers; 1463 Queensborough Drive, Carmel
Features: Stoney Creek features a range of classes starting for child at 4 weeks of age. SCSC is one of the only programs in the area that has classes specifically designed for fearful, older beginner swimmers and adults.
Cost: Varies by program

5. Splash Island

Address: 651 Vestal Rd., Plainfield
Features: The indoor pool at Splash Island offers a slide with water geysers in the wading pool, a larger area for water basketball, lazy river and large spiral slide. They also have a lap pool, designed for several exercise classes and those that enjoy swimming regularly. 
Cost: Day passes are $10 for kids 5-17, $8 for 4 and under, and $11 for adults

6. Zionsville Aquatics Center

Address: 1000 Mulberry St, Zionsville
Features: The Zionsville Aquatics Center has 3 pools including an 8-lane lap pool, a shallow instructional pool, and a diving board pool. The center is open 7 days a week with open swim hours available each day. 
Cost: Daily passes are $7.50 per swimmer; memberships and punch pass cards are also available. 

Zionsville Aquatic Center Facility

Indy Parks and Recreation Indoor Pools:

7. George Washington Community School Pool

Address: 2215 West Washington St. Indianapolis, IN
Features: The basic high school pool has the ultimate bragging right: a giant floating obstacle course in the middle of the pool. Must pass a swim test and go to the deep end to play on the rock wall.
Cost: Free for children under 2; $2 for children 3-17; $3 for adults

5 piece Wibit Obstacle Course - Indoor Pool Indianapolis
Aquatic obstacle course at George Washington Community School Pool

8. Thatcher Park

Address: 4649 W Vermont St, Indianapolis
Features: A Speedway area favorite, Thatcher Park’s indoor pool is a great place to warm up on those cold, cold days.
Cost: Free for children under 2, $2 for kids (2-17), $3 for adults

9. Krannert Family Center

Address: 605 S. High School Road, Indianapolis
Features: Indy Parks and Recreation newest indoor pool featuring open swim hours Monday-Saturday. 
Cost:$3 for youth and seniors, $4 for adults, free for children aged 2 and under

Krannert Park - Indoor Pool

10. Indy Island Family Aquatic Center

Address: 8575 East Raymond St. Indianapolis, IN
Features: The newly renovated aquatic center includes a leisure pool that goes from a zero-depth entry to 3 feet in depth. The Water Playhouse boasts a small slide, geysers, and lots of spray features. The cherry on top is a water slide for kids of at least 48 inches.
Cost: $5 for kids and $6 for adults; kids 2 & under are free.

Indoor Water Fun at Indy Island Aquatic Center

Bonus: Worth the Drive Indoor Water Park

Big Splash Adventure 

Big Splash Adventure boasts a 40,000-square-foot indoor water park. Attached to it is a 153-room hotel that features eight different types of rooms, including suites that can accommodate up to nine people. By choosing to stay overnight, guests receive water park passes included with their Water Park room package. Day passes are also available making it a perfect wintertime day trip. 

Cost: $25/day pass. Included with your Water Park room package

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