Source: Indys Child Parenting Magazine

Fun Pools and Waterparks for the kids—some close and some far!

June 01, 2013

Enjoy this beautiful weather and take your kiddies to the pool! Instead of visiting the closest pool, do something different and visit some of these popular, fun locations for an exciting weekend at a waterpark or for just one day by a different pool!!

  • Soak City at Kings Island

    Open from 10 am to 10 pm

    Soak City opens for the 2013 season Saturday, May 25 and is included with park admission to Kings Island.

    Address: 6300 Kings Island Dr. Mason, OH 45040

    Phone: (513) 754-5700

    Website: CLICK HERE

  • Splash House Water Park

    Open from 11 am to 6 pm and Sundays noon-6pm

    Group Outings: Birthday parties and evening private parties available. Private Parties available from 7-9pm. $1000 for entire park, $700 for park without wave pool, and $600 for wave pool only.

    Phone: 765-668-1794

    Website: CLICK HERE Visit the website for directions.

  • Great Wolf Lodge/waterpark

    Your Great Wolf Lodge adventure begins in our massive, 84-degree indoor water park. Splash the day away in over 79,000 square feet of water-packed excitement, including jaw dropping slides for thrill seekers or zero-depth entry areas for little ones.

    Address: 2501 Great Wolf Dr. Mason, OH 45040

    Phone: (513) 459-8885

    Website: CLICK HERE

  • Caribbean Cove at the Holiday Inn

    Indoor Water Park Square Footage: 50,000. The water park is open to registered guests of Holiday Inn Select North only. Body slides, tube slide, plunge pool, sports activity pool, lazy river, interactive play area with tipping bucket, and two whirlpool spas are all of the attractions.

    Address: 3850 Depauw Blvd Indianapolis, IN 46268

    Phone: (317) 872-9790

    Website: CLICK HERE

  • Indiana Beach

    Indiana Beach has 6 water slides, an action river, a swimming area with a sand beach, Splash Bash, and Big Flush (a unique water coaster).

    Address: 5224 E. Indiana Beach Rd. Monticello, IN 47960.

    Phone: (574) 583-4141

    Website: CLICK HERE

  • Splashin’ Safari at Holiday World

    From the tallest water ride in the nation for some kids, teens, and adults to the splash area for smaller kids and toddlers, this waterpark is a great experience for all ages!

    Address: 452 E. Christmas Blvd. in Santa Claus, Indiana.

    Phone: (Toll-Free) (877) 463-2645, (812) 937-4401

    Website: CLICK HERE

  • Bethel Aquatic Center

    Usually open from 12 pm to 5 pm, Saturdays till 8 pm. There is a children’s spray area with a dumping bucket, a water slide, play features and waterfalls, a child waterslide, a small playground on the deck, and shade structures by the picnic area on the deck.

    Address: 2850 Bethel Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46203

    Website: CLICK HERE

    Phone: (317) 327-7480

  • Indy Parks’ eight outdoor aquatic centers

    Opened over the weekend, and swimming facilities across the suburban area are also now open for the season. The eight aquatic centers, featuring full-sized outdoor pools and other amenities, are at Broad Ripple Park, 1610 Broad Ripple Ave.; Brookside Park, 3510 Brookside Pkwy. S. Dr.; Ellenberger Park, 5301 E. St Clair St.; Garfield Park, 2345 Pagoda Dr.; Krannert Park, 605 S. High School Rd.; Northwestway Park, 5253 W. 62nd St.; Perry Park, 451 Stop 11 Rd.; and Sahm Park, 6801 E. 91st St.

  • Water Park at the Monon Community Center

    The Waterpark at this Carmel Clay location includes 2 waterslides, a zero-depth activity pool, a water play structure, a lap pool, a tot slide, a sand area, a lazy river, a diving board a slide and a concession stand

    Address: 1235 Central Park Drive East Carmel, IN 46032

    Phone: 317.848.7275

    Website: CLICK HERE Visit the website for hours.

  • Franklin Family Aquatic Center

    Located next to the Cultural Arts & Recreation Center at the corner of South Street and Branigin Blvd, Franklin Family Aquatic Center offers an Olympic-sized pool with diving well, 190-foot water slide, a new zero depth pool with a play structure including 16 interactive play features, water basketball, concession stand, and sun decks. Usually is open from 12 pm to 7 pm.

    Address: 396 Branigin Blvd. Franklin, IN, 46131

    Phone: (317) 736-3689

    Website: CLICK HERE

  • Splash Island Family Waterpark

    This location in Plainfield draws many visitors from outside Hendricks County. They are lured by a 900-foot-long lazy river ride; three water slides; a six-lane competition pool with diving well and two 1-meter springboards; a water basketball court; and an interactive play area with kiddie slides, water jets, ropes and more. New this season is parking for an additional 75 vehicles. Usually open from 10 am to 6 pm.

    Address: 651 Vestal Rd.
Plainfield, IN 46168

317-839-POOL (7665)

    Website: CLICK HERE