These hot Indiana days can be tough on families who are used to playing outside at the park. Thankfully, Hamilton County, Indiana has you covered with lots of options to stay cool.Pack a picnic, towel and the sunscreen and check out these local waterholes:

Splash Pads

Roy G. Holland Memorial Park
Fishers, Indiana
Hours: Daily through Labor Day, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Cost: Free

The splash pad runs in four-minute cycles by hitting the orange posts at each end of the splash pad. Water does not continuously run in an effort to conserve water.

Conner Prairie River Crossing
Fishers, Indiana
Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost: Included with general admission; free for members

Children ages 2-10 can have fun outdoors climbing aboard the Alice Dean steamboat, firing a water cannon, guiding toy boats along a river and running the general store.

West Park
Carmel, Indiana
Hours: Daily through Labor Day, sun up to sundown
Cost: Free

This farm-themed aquatic playground is a hit with kids big and small. The water area features a splash pad as well as a man-made creek with lots of rocks to climb on.

West Commons Playground & Splash Pad
Carmel, Indiana
Hours: Daily through Labor Day, sun up to sundown
Cost: Free

This regional playground in Central Park opened last summer and features an innovative playground and splash pad with a futuristic theme to spur your child’s imagination.

Dillon Park
Noblesville, Indiana
Hours: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. through the end of September, weather permitting
Cost: Free

There is lots of fun to be had at this spray park!  If the water is not flowing, you can activate it by touching one of the two yellow post located at the facility.

Billericay Park
Fishers, Indiana
Hours: Daily through Labor Day, 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Cost: Free

The splash pad at Billericay Park is also in close proximity to the newly added little free library and the English phone booth, representing Fishers’ sister city in Billericay, England. The splash pad runs in four-minute cycles by pressing the activation boards.

Quaker Park
Westfield, Indiana
Hours: 10 a.m. -7 p.m. daily, Memorial Day through Labor Day
Cost: Free

Enjoy Westfield’s only splash pad, and while you are there be sure to check out the newly redesigned playground.

Forest Park Aquatic Center
Noblesville, Indiana
Hours: Mon-Sat, noon-7 p.m. ; Sun, noon-6 p.m.
Cost: $5 for an all day pass and $3 after 5 p.m.; memberships available

The outdoor aquatic center features a lined and heated Olympic-size 10-lane, 50-meter pool with slide, diving pool with springboards, beginner pool with fountains, sun deck, snack bar and locker rooms. There are also over sized umbrellas that provide plenty of shade for mom and dad.

Fishers YMCA
Fishers, Indiana
Hours & Cost: See website for details

With three outdoor pools, including splash pad and kidie pool, there is tons of watery fun to be had here. You can even order pizza for pick up from the SUBWAY inside!

Lawrence W. Inlow Park
Carmel, Indiana
Hours: Daily through Labor Day, sun up to sundown
Cost: Free

Kids will love this large interactive splash pad in the midst of all the fun.

 

 

Water Parks

Morse Beach Aqua Adventure Park
Noblesville, Indiana
Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost: 2+ $4 to enter beach; an additional $4/person to play on the inflatables for one hour (time slots are: 11:15 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:45 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.)

Test your obstacle course skills on the water at the Aqua Adventure Park! It's the best of both worlds, a beach and inflatables in one location.

The Waterpark
Carmel, Indiana
Hours: 11 a.m. -7 p.m.
Cost: Adult $10, Children 3-15 $7; 2 and under Free; memberships available

Surf the waves on the FlowRider®, scale the wall of the AquaClimb®, let the little ones splash in the kiddie pool or just relax in the Lazy River – there is fun for all ages a the The Waterpark!

Monon Lazy River

Enjoy a last splash of summer by visiting these splash pads and water parks in Hamilton County, Indiana before summer is over!

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