Public Pools & Water Parks near Indianapolis

Water you waiting for? Here are the best public pools and water parks to visit near Indianapolis.

With a large variety of pools, water parks, and aquatic centers in the Indianapolis area, there’s no shortage of splashing fun to be had. Here are some cool spots to spend a hot summer afternoon.

Indianapolis Pools

The initial group of Indy Park & Rec pools will open during Memorial Day weekend, from Saturday, May 27 to Monday, May 29. They will then close for extra lifeguard training before reopening for the official start of the summer season on Saturday, June 3. The first wave of pools includes Broad Ripple Park, Brookside Park, Frederick Douglass Park, Indy Island Aquatic Center, Rhodius Park, Riverside Park, and Thatcher Park.

Admission fees vary depending on age and pool. Alternatively, individuals can buy an Indy Parks Fun Card for $40 per person (ages 3 and above), which allows daily access to one pool throughout the season. Entry is free for children aged 2 and under. Fun Cards can be purchased at any Indy Parks Family Center, Pool, the Customer Service Center at Riverside Park, or online.

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Indy Park pools opening June 3:

  • Broad Ripple Park: 1426 Broad Ripple Ave
  • Brookside Park: 3510 Brookside Pkwy S Dr.
  • Frederick Douglass Park: 1616 E. 25th St., Indianapolis
  • Gustafson Park: 3110 Moller Rd.
  • Rhodius Park: 1720 W Wilkins St Indianapolis,
  • Riverside Park: 2401 Cold Spring Rd, Indianapolis
  • Thatcher Park: 4649 W. Vermont St., Indianapolis
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Broad Ripple Park

Other Indy Parks Pools

  • Sahm Aquatic Center, 6800 E. 91st Street, Indianapolis
  • Willard Park and Pool: 1901 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis
  • Bethel Park: 2850 Bethel Ave., Indianapolis
  • Ellenberger Park: 5301 E. St Clair St., Indianapolis
  • Garfield Park: 2345 Pagoda Dr., Indianapolis
  • Perry Park: 451 E. Stop 11 Rd., Indianapolis

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    Sahm Aquatic Center

Pools and water parks around the greater-Indianapolis area:


The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center

Dates: May 27 – August 6, 2023
General Admission: $16/adults; $13 (ages 3-15)
Address: 1195 Central Park Dr. W, Carmel

The Waterpark in Carmel


Forest Park Aquatic Center

Dates: May 27-September 4, 2023
General Admission: $8
Address: 701 Cicero Rd, Noblesville


Murphy Aquatic Park

Dates: Opens May 27
General Admission: $8
Address: 753 S County Rd 625 E, Avon


Splash Island

Dates: May 26-September 4, 2023
General Admission: $13/adult; $11/child
Address: 651 Vestal Road, Plainfield

Splash Island Water Park
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Mooresville Family Aquatic Center

Dates: May 20 – August 2
General Admission: $7/ages 13+; $5.50/ages 2-12; Twilight Admission (daily after 4 pm): $3.50
Address: 1101 Indianapolis Road, Mooresville


Freedom Springs Aquatic Park

Dates: May 27-September 4, 2023
General Admission: $12/adult; $10/child; 2 and under are free.
Address: 750 W. Stop 18 Rd, Greenwood

Freedom Springs Greenwood Aquatics Park
Freedom Springs Greenwood Aquatics Park


Kathy Dowling Aquatic Center

Dates: Opening June 3
General Admission: $5/adult; $3/child; 2 and under are free.
Address: 300 N. Apple Street, Greenfield


Seashore Waterpark

Dates: Opening Day May 27, 2023
General Admission: $9/ages 18+; $7/ages 5-17; $5/ages 2-4; Free for children under 2.
Address: 130 E Ulen Dr, Lebanon


Gill Family Aquatic Center

Dates: May 27 – August 8
General Admission: $7;Twilight Pass (4pm-Close): $3.50
Address: 600 E. Main Street, Danville
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Franklin Family Aquatic Center

Dates: May 20-September 3
General Admission: $7/adult; $6 child
Address: 396 Branigin Blvd, Franklin

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