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    Family time together is quickly ending as summer vacations end and school starts back up, so get to a water park for one last splash together! Here is a list of water parks, both indoor and outdoor for you to plan a trip for an adventure with your family. Many of these are located within close proximity to great lodging, so you can plan an overnight stay as well. It's a fantastic way to close out summertime!


    Holiday World & Splashin' Safari
    452 East Christmas Boulevard, Santa Claus, IN 47579
    812-937-4401 or 877-463-2645
    Hours: Open daily through August 12, then seasonally on weekends through October 31. They are closed for private outings on September 12, 13, and 20. Check the website for most accuracy.
    Admission prices: They offer a discounted online price of $40.99 (reg. $44.99) for General Admission and $34.99 (reg. $36.99) for Guests-under-54″ (measured with shoes on) and Seniors (60+). Children ages two and younger are admitted for free. After 3pm ticket prices at the gate are $34.99 for General Admission and $30.99 for Guests-under-54″ (measured with shoes on) and Seniors (60+). Children ages two and younger get in free.
    We recently spent the day at Holiday World and Splashin' Safari.


    Hurricane Bay at Kentucky Kingdom
    937 Phillips Lane
    Louisville, KY 40209
    502-813-8200
    Hours: Open daily through August 11, then seasonally on weekends through September 20. They are closed August 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19.
    Admission prices: Day pass admission is $49.95 at the gate and $39.95 online. A child's (under 48 inches) admission price is $34.95.


    Atlantis Water Park
    515 Marriott Drive
    Clarksville, IN 47219
    812-285-0863
    Hours: Daily 11am-6pm
    Admission prices: Monday through Friday it is $8; on weekends it is $10; Babies under 1 admitted free. Tubes have to be rented for the park: Single Tube is $2.75 and a Double Tube is $3.75

    Clarksville Parks and Recreation Family Aquatic Center
    800 S. Clark Boulevard
    Clarksville, IN 47129
    812-280-2095
    Hours: Open daily 12pm-6pm through July 28; weekends only August 1-2 and August 8-9
    Admission prices: For residents and non-residents, a daily fee of just $5 applies for everyone.
     

    River Run New Albany Family WaterPark
    224 West Daisy Lane     
    New Albany, IN 47150     
    812-948-5380
    Hours: Monday-Thursday 11am-6:30pm; Friday-Saturday 11am-8pm; Sunday 12pm-6pm
    Admission prices: Prices vary depending on where you reside in Indiana; out of state residents will pay $15. Children under age 1 are admitted free. See the  website for more information.

    Clear Creek Park Family Aquatic Center in Shelbyville
    717 Burks Branch Road
    Shelbyville, KY 40065  
    502-633-5059  
    Hours: Open daily Monday-Saturday from 10am-7pm and on Sundays from 1pm-6pm
    Admission prices: Adults ages 19-59: $6; teens ages 14-18: $5; children ages 2-13: $4; children under age 2 are admitted free.


    Juniper Hill Family Aquatic Center in Frankfort
    800 Louisville Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601
    502-875-8579
    Hours: Monday through Saturday 11:30am to 7pm and Sunday 12:30pm to 7pm
    Admission prices: Adults ages 18-59: $6; youth ages 11-17: $5; children ages 3-10: $4; children under age 2 are admitted free. There is also a twilight half-off discount from 4pm-7pm.

    Kentucky Splash Waterpark
    1050 KY-92
    Williamsburg, KY 40769
    606-549-6065
    Hours: Monday through Saturday 11am-7pm and Sunday 12:30pm-6pm. Weekends only beginning August 10.
    Admission price: $10 every day for everyone; children under age 2 are admitted free.


    Big Splash Adventure
    8505 West State Road 56
    French Lick, IN 47432
    1-877-936-FUNN (3866)
    Hours: Daily 9:30am-9:30pm
    Admission prices: Day pass rates are as follows by height 46 inches+ $24.95, below 46 inches $19.95, children under age 2 are admitted free
     

    SomerSplash in Somerset
    1030 Kentucky Hwy 2227
    Somerset, KY 42503         
    606-679-7946
    Hours: Monday through Saturday 11am-7pm and Sundays 1pm-7pm; weekends only beginning August 3.
    Admission prices: Their prices vary by height and whether you want to swim or stay dry. Ride-n-Slide (at least 48 inches tall) $16.95, Half Splash (under 48 inches) $14.95, Dry Dock $3, children under age 2 are admitted free. Prices are reduced after 4pm.

    Venture River Waterpark
    280 Park Place
    Eddyville, Kentucky 42038
    270-388-7999
    Hours: Monday through Saturday 10am-6pm and Sundays 11am-6pm; weekends only beginning August 8.
    Admission prices: Prices vary depending on height and water slides versus zip lines; $10-$24 and children under age 2 are admitted free. They also offer half off prices for PM splash.

    Beech Bend: Splash Lagoon
    798 Beech Bend Road
    Bowling Green, KY 42101
    270-781-7634
    Hours: Vary, see here
    Admission prices: Adults $31.99, children under 54 inches $27.99; children under age 2 admitted free.


    Photo courtesy of Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, Facebook
     

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    Longtime Louisvillian, I am a children's librarian at heart and have a passion for children's lit. I am most recently a stay-at-home mom who is always on the move, searching for family fun in Louisville. If it's free, it's preferable!

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