Adult Swim

Water slides are wasted on the youth. These kid-free nights at area pools make a cannonball-sized splash for grownups.

A woman goes down a water slide in a tube.

The Waterpark in Carmel
Monon Mixers return to Hamilton County’s 3.5-acre swimming complex this summer. The after-hours (or 8–10 p.m., at least) pool party lets the 21-plus crowd have the run of the place, including its seven pools, lazy river, FlowRider surf machine, and AquaClimb wall. To “mix” in style, grab one of the first come, first served poolside cabanas that come fully loaded with wicker furniture, a cooler, outlets to charge devices, and a lockable cabinet. The concession stand adds beer and wine to the Monon Mixers menu, and visitors can bring in their own food. Tickets are $25 and sold in advance. June 7 and 21, July 5 and 19, August 2. 1195 Central Park Dr. W., Carmel, 317-848-7275

Freedom Springs Aquatics Park
Greenwood’s version of Water World hosts three Adult Nights at Freedom Springs. Local Oaken Barrel and Mallow Run beverages fl ow while attendees are treated to live or DJ-spun music. The water features are open and kid-free, promising uninterrupted lap-swimming, tubesliding, high-diving, and lazy river–riding. Six cabanas are available to rent, but there are plenty of lounge chairs to go around. Advance ticket required. June 21, July 19, August 9. 850 W. Stop 18 Rd., Greenwood, 317-884-2078