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

WEATHER PERMITTING- As of stage 4.5 of Governor Holcomb's Back on Track Indiana plan, Tropicanoe Cove may open at 50% capacity. 

Please check our Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram accounts for weather-related closures and updates. Updates will be shared as soon as they become available.

UPDATE: The City of Lafayette and Lafayette Parks & Recreation have decided that the last day of the aquatics season will be Sunday, August 9, 2020. After that date, all three aquatics centers (Castaway Bay, Tropicanoe Cove, & Vinton Pool) will be closed for the remainder of the year. Thank you for spending your summer with us!

Days Hours
Monday-Saturday 11am - 6pm
Sunday 12pm - 6pm
Wednesday Family Nights
(July 8, 15, 22, 29, and Aug 5)
11am - 8pm
Tropicanoe Cove Lafayette Parks and Recreation Logo

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: $100.00 
  • Additional Family Members: $30.00/ea

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"  $9.00
 Under 48"  $7.00
 Toddler (2 and under)
 Over 48" (after 4pm, Mon - Thurs)  $7.00
 Under 48" (after 4pm, Mon - Thurs)
 Over 48" (Wednesday Family Nights after 4 pm)  $4.00
 Under 48" (Wednesday Family Nights after 4 pm)

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