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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 2021, Indy Parks will open most of their public swimming pools on Saturday, May 29th. With COVID-19 restrictions, Indy Parks will only open 10 pools this summer. The local splash pads will open Saturday, May 22nd.

Where to go swimming in Indianapolis

Bethel Park, 2850 Bethel Avenue, Indianapolis
Brookside, 3500 Brookside Pkwy, Indianapolis
Frederick Douglass Park, 2759 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Avenue, Indianapolis
Garfield Park Aquatic Center, 2435 Pagoda Way, Indianapolis
Gustafson Park, 3110 Moller Rd. Indianapolis
Krannert Aquatic Center, 605 S. High School Rd. Indianapolis
Northwestway Park, 5253 W 63rd St. Indianapolis
Perry Park, 451 E. Stop 11 Road, Indianapolis
Riverside Park, 2420 E. Riverside Drive, Indianapolis
Thatcher Park 4649 W. Vermont St. 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 May 29th. A limited capacity is possible and they will follow CDC Covid-19 guidelines.

Greenwood: Where can I go swimming this summer?

Freedom Springs Water Park will open on May 29th. During this time, Freedom Springs will run at 50% capacity. General admission/day passes are available.

The splash pad at City Center Park in Greenwood will reopen May 21st.

Franklin: Where can I go swimming this summer?

The Franklin Family Aquatic Center will open Saturday, May 22nd. Public swim sessions will take place daily, 11 am – 6 pm.

Plainfield: Where can I go swimming this summer?

Splash Island Waterpark in Plainfield will open with no restrictions on May 28th.

Danville: Where can I go swimming this summer?

The Gill Family Aquatic Center will open for the season Memorial Day Weekend.

Zionsville: Where can I go swimming this summer?

The Zionsville Aquatic Center (Indoor) at Zionsville Community High School is open to the public, however reservations are required for entrance.

Looking for swim lessons? Check out these Indy area options.

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