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 2022, 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 21.

Where to go swimming in Indianapolis

Bethel Park, 2850 Bethel Avenue, Indianapolis*
Frederick Douglass Park, 2759 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Avenue, Indianapolis*
Garfield Park Aquatic Center, 2435 Pagoda Way, Indianapolis*
Perry Park, 451 E. Stop 11 Road, Indianapolis*
Thatcher Park 4649 W. Vermont Street. Indianapolis*
Indy Island 8575 E Raymond Street, Indianapolis*
Willard Park 1901 Washington Street, Indianapolis*

More pool openings could be announced early June so stay tuned.

*Pools will be open Wednesday-Sunday from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Residents of Marion County will be able to access FREE pool passes at any Indy Parks Family Center or pool location, or the Customer Service Center at Riverside Regional Park.

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 be open from May 28 through August 7, 2022.

Greenwood: Where can I go swimming this summer?

Freedom Springs Water Park will open on May 28. General admission/day passes are available.

The splash pad at City Center Park in Greenwood is open for the season!

Franklin: Where can I go swimming this summer?

The Franklin Family Aquatic Center will open Saturday, May 21. 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 for the 2022 season from May 27 through September 5.

Danville: Where can I go swimming this summer?

The Gill Family Aquatic Center will open for the season on May 28.

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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