Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie looking to take on the wildest rides, looking to cool off and beat the heat or are looking for a great place to take the kids, the awesome water parks of Indiana have something for everyone.
From winding slides, exciting rides, lazy rivers, cool clear pools, to great kiddie activity areas, you’ll be kept cool and soaking wet. Grab your swim suit, come out to the park and get ready to make some great memories.
Lets have a look at the best water parks in Indiana:
1. The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center, Carmel
Wet and wild adventures await at the Monon Community Center. Open seasonally, this waterpark has a ton of fun rides and activities that are sure to delight. Grab a surf board and try the FlowRider surf simulator or put your climbing skills to the test of the AquaClimb climbing wall.
For thrill seekers there are three exciting slides. Try the Lily Pad crossing activity with overhead ropes or float down the 1/8 mile long lazy river. For tots there’s a zero-depth activity pool as well as a great kiddie pool for children of all ages. The park also features a lap swimming pool and all pools are heated to at least seventy-eight degrees. If all that swimming has worked up an appetite, don’t worry, the park comes complete with concessions.
2. Deep River Waterpark, Crown Point
Deep River Waterpark has everything your family needs to have a blast. Grab your swimsuit and head on over. From intense body slides to thrilling tube rides, there’s action packed adrenaline for everyone. Don’t miss the exciting bowl slide, a favorite that’s sure to please.
There are fantastic kiddie areas for children of all ages complete with hours of activities and slides that are just the right size. The lazy river and wave pool are not to be missed. The park features special events so be sure to check the website so you don’t miss out.
3. Kokomo Beach Family Aquatic Center, Kokomo
For hours of water drenched aquatic fun, bring the family down to Kokomo Beach. The park features great tube and body slides, a huge competition and lap swimming pool with beautiful clear water, a leisure pool for splish splashing fun, a huge splash pad full of exciting jets and interactive water features, lazy river, kiddie slide and a food court.
The park is open seasonally and does offer special events. Check the website for the pool schedule and details.
4. Pine Lake Waterpark, Berne
Open seasonally until Labour Day, Pine Lake Waterpark is a must see destination. Set on the cool clear lake waters, you’ll enjoy the slides, rides and activities all day long. Zip down the Blue Curly Slide, or challenge your friends to a race down the Racer Slide.
There are some great kiddie slides so even small riders can have a blast. In addition, the park has a splash pad with water dumping bucket, an exciting cable rider so you can shoot out and drop into the cool lake waters, the log walk water crossing, and a whole host of other wet and wild activities to keep you cool and having a blast.
6. Splash Island Outdoor Water Park, Plainfield
Spread out over 4.3 acres, this tropical themed waterpark will keep you cool, laughing, and splashing all day long. The park comes complete with three thrilling slides, an exciting kiddie area complete with smaller slides, jets, squirting guns and interactive activities. For tiny tots there’s a zero-depth entry pool that features a huge dumping bucket.
There’s a gentle winding river and a nine hundred foot Leisure River for tubes. A huge six lane pool with diving well and diving boards provides hours of cool, clear waters for swimming and splashing. There’s a lily pad crossing and water basketball court as well. If soaking up the sun is more your thing, the park also has tons of chairs and grassy areas for sun bathing and relaxing.
7. Marion Splash House, Marion
Marion Splash House has all the features, rides, and slides that keep guests coming back again and again. For adrenaline junkies there’s thrilling slides including a huge, winding bowl slide. Hours of wet and wild fun will be had in the giant wave pool.
The lazy river makes for hours of cool, sun drenched relaxation. The exciting kiddie areas come complete with a huge dumping bucket and tons of interactive activities. If all that sliding and splashing has whet your appetite, the park also has a concession stand.
8. Atlantis Water Park, Clarksville
Bring the family down to Atlantis Water Park for tons of aquatic fun. Thrill seekers will love Mount Olympus, the huge forty-three foot high tower with two body and two tube slides. Cool down and swim, body surf, or tube the waves of the Tsunami Sea, the exciting wave pool.
For smaller water lovers there’s King Neptune’s Cove. Children will love the interactive whales and other aquatic animals. The pool is 18” at the deepest end and has a variety of fun activities including five slides, tunnels, fountains, and of course the squirting animals. Park rates are affordable, making it a great place to come again and again!
9. Freedom Springs Park, Greenwood
Open seasonally until Labour Day, Freedom Springs Park is sure to be a destination you’ll visit time and again. Adrenaline seekers will love the wild, twisting, brightly coloured slides. The waters of the pool are always crystal clear.
Don’t miss the exciting kiddie areas which come complete with interactive features, play structure, and shallow waters. Test your skills on the exciting crossing activity complete with overhead ropes. The palm trees will give you a real tropical feeling. Admission is affordable and the park features special programs. Check the website for details.
10. Big Splash Adventure, French Lick
For year round family fun, you can’t miss Big Splash Adventure. The indoor/outdoor waterpark is over forty thousand square feet and offers a host of thrilling activities. For the kiddies don’t miss Buccaneer Bay, the three story play structure that features over fifty interactive activities. There’s a thousand gallon dumping bucket sure to thrill. Visit the Lost Treasure Lagoon, the huge leisure pool complete with exciting crossing activity.
If you’re looking for adrenaline, the park has a ton of exciting slides and rides sure to get your heart racing. The park also has an outdoor leisure pool and splash area that are open seasonally from Memorial Day until Labour Day.
11. Tropicanoe Cove, Lafayette
Grab your bathing suit and cool down in style at the tropical themed Tropicanoe Cove. Tube down the adventure filled spirals of the Banana Peel slide.
Relax down the tranquil waters of the Cattail Crik lazy river. The park offers swimming lessons and water walking aquatic fitness. Throughout the summer the park features special programming. Check the website for details.
12. Garfield Park Aquatic Center, Indianapolis
First opened in 1873, Garfield Park is the oldest Park in the city. The Garfield Aquatic Center features two exciting pools for hours of family fun. One pool has a zero-depth entry so even the smallest waterpark goers can have a blast.
The pool also has exciting spray features and a frog slide sure to delight. The other pool features cool, clear waters, swimming lanes and two thrilling slides. When you’re ready to dry off the park has beautiful and scenic walking and biking trails to explore.