Indiana's Outdoor and Indoor Water Parks

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Wildebeest water coaster at Holiday World
••• Holiday World's Splashin' Safari is a great water park in Indiana. Holiday World

The summer heat in Indiana can be mighty oppressive. Nothing quite brings relief form soaring temperatures than jumping into some refreshing water. One of the most fun ways to beat the heat is visiting a water park.

But water slides and lazy rivers are no longer just a summer thing. The state boasts a few indoor water parks that are climate-controlled and weatherproof. Even when the cornfields are filled with snow, folks can get into their bathing suits and hit the water.

Let's review Indiana's water parks. They are arranged alphabetically.

Big Splash Adventure at Valley of the Springs Resort
French Lick
Indoor water park resort

The medium-sized park offers a bowl ride, body slides, a tube slide, a lazy river, an activity pool with water basketball, and a lily pad walk. Perhaps best of all, it features a retractable glass roof that allows sunlight in year-round and opens in the summer. Big Splash is open to registered hotel guests and to the general public.

Caribbean Cove
Indianapolis
Indoor water park resort

Another medium-sized park, Caribbean Cove offers water slides, an interactive water play center with tipping bucket, a lazy river, and a whirlpool spa. There is also an arcade. The park is available to both hotel guests and the general public.

Deep River
Crown Point
Outdoor water park

The good-sized park offers plenty of attractions including a wave pool, body and tube slides, a lazy river, the "Water Wars" interactive challenge arena, and the Double Dueling Cannon Bowl Ride.

There is also beach volleyball, multiple food stands, and a play zone for younger visitors.

Freedom Springs
Greenwood
Outdoor water park

A small municipal water park, Freedom Springs offers water slides, a lazy river, and a splash pad play area. 

Indiana Beach
Monticello
Outdoor water park

The water park is relatively small, but it is part of Indiana Beach amusement park, and is included with admission.

As its name implies, there is a sand beach and swimming area. Other attractions include water slides, a lazy river, and the Splash Bash interactive water play zone. 

Kokomo Beach
Kokomo
Outdoor water park

The small municipal water park offers body slides, tube slides, a lazy river, a leisure pool, a splash pad play area, and a kiddie slide. 

Seven Peaks
Porter
Outdoor water park

The good-sized park features water slides, a wave pool, spraygrounds for younger children, beach volleyball, an indoor playground, and an arcade.

Splash Island
Plainfield
Outdoor water park with an indoor aquatic center

The small municipal facility offers water slides, a lazy river, a lily pad crossing,  water basketball, a kidie pool, and a water play structure.

Splashin' Safari
Santa Claus
Outdoor water park

The enormous water park (one of the country's biggest and best) offers an incredible array of attractions including record-breaking water coasters, a funnel ride, a mat racing slide, two wave pools, and a family raft ride. Splashin' Safari is included with admission to the theme park, Holiday World.

Tropicanoe Cove
Lafayette
Outdoor water park

Small municipal facility has a pool, lazy river, body and tube slides, and an interactive  water play area.