Tropicanoe Cove

Kick off your shoes, grab your swim suit and come experience a taste of the tropics in the heart of Indiana. Only Tropicanoe Cove offers the perfect blend of Hoosier hospitality with the pleasure of a watery paradise. From the spiraling Banana Peel tube slide to the leisurely Cattail Crik, you're sure to find plenty of cool summertime fun for the entire family!

Be sure to visit Tropicanoe Cove this summer to try out the all new Riptide Racer and Tiki-Twist slides!

Tropicanoe Cove is located in Lafayette's historic Columbian Park. Parking is available near the corner of Main and Scott Streets.

Hours of Operation

Tropicanoe Cove is closed for the season. See you Memorial Day weekend 2024!

Please follow us on social media @LafayetteParks for weather closure updates.

Days Hours
 Saturday CLOSED
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Purchase a Season Pass!

Season passes are available for purchase at Tropicanoe Cove and are for unlimited use; passes are non-refundable. With the purchase of a season pass to Tropicanoe Cove, you will receive 3 admissions to Castaway Bay! 

  • Initial Pass: $175.00 
  • Additional Family Members: $50.00/each

Location & Contact Information

Address: Phone Numbers:
1915 Scott Street
Lafayette, IN 47904
(765) 807-1531 Pool Season
(765) 807-1500 Off Season


 Admission fees 
 Over 48" $10.00
 Under 48" $7.00
 Toddler (2 and under)  Free
 Over 48" (after 4pm, Mon - Thurs) $7.00
 Under 48" (after 4pm, Mon - Thurs) $6.00
 Over 48" (Wednesday Family Nights after 4 pm) $5.00
Under 48" (Wednesday Family Nights after 4 pm) $4.00

For information about not-for-profit rates, please
call (765) 807-1531

See more info below about birthday parties!

Water Walking

Water Walking will run from May 30 - August 12, 2023. The cost is $6/person.

Tuesdays and Thursdays7AM-9AM


original frozen custard logoOriginal Frozen Custard Birthday Parties
Host your birthday party at Tropicanoe Cove with an Original Frozen Custard Birthday Party! The Original Frozen Custard Birthday Party Package includes full day Tropicanoe Cove admission for up to 12 guests, exclusive use of the “party deck” area and VIP concessions window for up to one hour, a Special Birthday Party announcement, & optional meal package add-ons. The best part is that you’ll also receive Original Frozen Custard Birthday party treats for all of your guests!! Call our Park Admin Office today to get started! (765) 807-1500

Original Frozen Custard Birthday Parties are offered Saturdays and Sundays through Labor Day weekend.