Franklin Family Aquatic Center | South Side Water Park

Franklin Family Aquatic Center

There is something for everyone at the Franklin Family Aquatic Center! This Indiana water park is located at 390 Branigin Blvd, next to the Cultural Arts & Recreation Center in Franklin.  There are many lounge chairs and giant umbrellas to keep you covered in all areas of the facility!  

The Family Fun Zone is perfect for littles!  There is a zero depth entry pool, with an awesome play structure!  The structure includes over 70 activities, including two slides and splash area.  

For the bigger kids, there is an Olympic-sized pool, with a free swim area, water basketball, diving well, and giant 190-foot water slide!  The free swim area has a depth of 3′ sectioned off, and a deeper area that goes to 5′. The diving well has a depth of 6′, and includes a standard diving board and a high dive.  To participate in the slide, you must be at least 48″ tall, and the depth where the slide lets out is 3.5′.

Franklin Family Aquatic Center Hours


Admission Prices for Franklin Family Aquatic Center

Infant (2 years old & under)  $2 – price includes a swim diaper
Child (3 – 17 years old)        $4
Military Members with ID $4
Adult (18 years & over)   $5
Seniors (65+)       $4
Twilight Admission  $2 (Last 2 hours open)

Upcoming Special Events at Franklin Water Park

6/30 Father’s Day at the Pool. Fathers get in FREE
6/24 Dive-In Movie & Pool Party. Starts at 6:00 pm
7/4 Military Appreciation Day. FREE admission with Military ID
7/31 Grandparent’s Day. FREE admission for Grandparents
8/6 Back to School Bash. FREE Pool Party & Movie 6:00 pm

POOL PASSES (Season pass holders may enter the facility at 10:45am daily, for priority seating.)

Passes start at $65

Birthday Parties at the Franklin Aquatic Center
Birthday Parties at the Franklin Family Aquatic Center are available any day during the season from noon – 2:00 pm or 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

Rent out the entire Franklin Family Aquatic Center any day of the week from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm in 2hr or 4hr blocks during the pool season. Call to schedule your event: (317) 736-3689

After a day at the pool check out these other family- friendly finds in Franklin.

Things To Know Before You Go

There is a snack bar available, that also includes the seasonal drink cup for $10.  You can get refills for $1 all season long! Outside food/ beverages are also permitted to be consumed at the picnic tables outside the facility.  Coolers are not allowed in the facility, but they will store them up front for you!

There is no re-entry if you leave the facility, with the exception of lunch/ snacks at the picnic tables.

Only Coast Guard Approved flotation devices are allowed in the facility.  There are several life jackets provided by the facility for use, in sizes Child (30-50lbs) and Youth (50-90lbs)

If you forget swim diapers, goggles, or towels, no worries!  They have all three available for purchase here.

There are several free sunscreen stations throughout the facility.

Locker spaces are available for rental in medium ($0.50) and large ($0.75) sizes.

Insider Tip:  Get there right at open or take advantage of twilight swim for some quiet time!  There are several groups who use the pool during pool hours (Camp Kickapoo Mon.-Tues. and Thur.-Fri. 11:30a- 4:00p, Boys & Girls Club Mon.- Thurs. 12p-3p, and Girls Inc. Mon.- Thur. 12:30p-4:00p), so plan your swim times accordingly if you have littles who can be overwhelmed by potential crowds.

Written for Indy with Kids by Ashley Toler.

396 Branigin Blvd

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  • 2 thoughts on “Franklin Family Aquatic Center | South Side Water Park”

    1. Martha Neudecker

      Want to know how much it is to use the province park. What are your dues amount? I live in Franklin Indiana.

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