Pools, Water Parks & Splash Pads

Swimming Pools in the Indianapolis Area

Looking for a swimming pool to cool off in this summer? So are we! Central Indiana is home to many public and private pools. Here are some great pools that are open to the public. All of them are outdoors unless otherwise noted.

Indy: Where can I go swimming this summer?

For the summer of 2020, Indy Parks will open five of their public swimming pools on Saturday, June 13th. Typically, about half of the Indy Parks pools are open by Memorial Day with the all of the Indy Parks pools open by the 2nd weekend in June. With COVID-19 restrictions, Indy Parks will only open five pools for now and local splash pads will remain closed until further notice.

The pools are open to the public at 50% capacity, Tuesday – Sunday but they will close for cleaning for 90 minutes or more twice during the day. Pool hours are 10 am – 12 pm, 1:30 – 3:30 pm and 5 – 7 pm.

Where to go swimming in Indianapolis

Bethel Park, 2850 Bethel Avenue, Indianapolis
Frederick Douglass Park, 2759 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Avenue, Indianapolis
Perry Park, 451 E. Stop 11 Road, Indianapolis
Riverside Park, 2420 E. Riverside Drive, Indianapolis
Willard Park, 1901 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis

Carmel: Where can I go swimming this summer?

Carmel Clay Parks has a beautiful outdoor water park at the Monon Center. We enjoy visiting at least once every summer. Older kids really like their surfing simulator, the Flowrider. The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center in Carmel will open on June 14th at limited capacity. After July 4th, the Waterpark will open as normal. Carmel will not host their popular Monon Mixer 21+ nights during 2020.

Greenwood: Where can I go swimming this summer?

Freedom Springs Water Park will open on June 15th for season pass holders only. During this time, Freedom Springs will run at 50% capacity. General admission/day passes may attend on July 4th when restrictions are lifted.

The splash pad at City Center Park in Greenwood will reopen June 15th.

Franklin: Where can I go swimming this summer?

The Franklin Family Aquatic Center will open Saturday, July 4th at 50% capacity. Public swim sessions will take place daily, 11 am – 6 pm. Chairs and lounge chairs are not available, but you may bring your own.

Plainfield: Where can I go swimming this summer?

Splash Island Waterpark in Plainfield will open with no restrictions on July 4th!

Danville: Where can I go swimming this summer?

The Gill Family Aquatic Center will open for the season on June 15th. The pool will be open Monday – Saturday, 1 pm – 7 pm. Please bring your own chairs, no seating will be provided. Bring your own life jacket.

Zionsville: Where can I go swimming this summer?

The Zionsville Aquatic Center (Indoor) at Zionsville Community High School will open to the public beginning July 6.

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