Summertime in Indiana isn’t complete without a visit to a local waterpark. Residents of Marion are privy to their very own water park, Splash House. This family-friendly venue is just one hour from Indianapolis and totally worth the drive.
Splash House Water Park
The Splash House features include a lazy river, a children’s water play area with slides, giant water slides, and a wave pool! The only other wave pools we know about in Indiana are at Holiday World Splashin’ Safari and the new Murphy Aquatic Center in Avon.
Other features of the park are a concession stand, lifeguards, cabana rentals, lots of grass to spread out on and so many things to do for children of all ages. Children under 13 years of age must be accompanied by an adult during their visit.
Splash House is a popular destination for residents and visitors. Admission prices are reasonable, there are a lot of things to do and the drive isn’t too bad from most central Indiana cities. It’s best to arrive early in the day because often, the water park fills up and the lines are long.
There are three water slides at Splash House. Guests must be 48 inches or taller to ride the slides. Two twisty water slides are great for racing down. The third water slide is a giant “flush” slide that shoots the rider out into a spiral where they go around and around and finally fall through a “drain.” This bowl slide is really fun for older kids or kids who are a bit more daring. The two racer slides are body slides and are a lot of fun.
Biggest Wave Pool in Indiana
The Splash House wave pool is the largest one I’ve seen at any public pool, amusement parks notwithstanding. Lifeguards are on duty at this large wave pool, watching for guests who are struggling with the strength of the waves, and children wearing live vests or floaties are not permitted to go deeper than four feet. There are times during the day when the wave pool has “Power Hour” when the waves are stronger and bigger than the rest of the day and there’s more space to body surf. During Power Hour, no one under 48 inches tall is permitted in the wave pool.
Children’s Play Area at Splash House
The Kiddie Area is reserved for children who are 48 inches or smaller and features sprinklers and sprayers, water jets, and a dumping bucket. It’s located in the center of a shallow pool area with zero-depth entry.
Food and Concessions at Splash House
Outside food and beverages are not permitted. There’s a concession stand with many options but the lines to get food and drink seem to always be long. During our visit, pizza was $2.50, hamburgers $3, pretzels $3, chips $1.50, walking taco $2, water $1, fountain drink $1, Gatorade $2, Candy $1, and ice cream $2.
Splash House Water Park Hours
The outdoor aquatic center is open Tuesday-Saturday, 11 am – 6 pm
Sundays noon-6 pm
Closed on Mondays, except for Memorial Day and Labor Day
Beginning the second weekend in August to Labor Day, the Splash House is open on weekends only
Please note that hours may change and closures can occur due to weather, maintenance, or other circumstances. Splash House will NOT open if the weather is 65 degrees or lower.
Splash House Admission Prices
Regular admission is $8 per person, student admission is $6, Seniors 55 & Over $6, Children 2 & under are free.
Group rates and season passes are available.
There are no refunds or rainchecks.
Splash House Address
Marion Splash House is located at 2601 S Adams St, Marion, Indiana
Splash House Parking
Free parking is available in the parking lot right outside of the waterpark.
Splash House Phone Number
Family-Friendly Water Parks in Indiana
If you’re looking for even more fun waterparks near Indianapolis, check out Freedom Springs Greenwood Aquatics Park or the Kokomo Beach Family Aquatic Center. Indoor amusement parks or water features include Big Splash Adventure in French Lick and the Abe Martin Lodge in Brown County. We also love The Waterpark in Carmel and Splash Island in Plainfield.
2601 S Adams Street