Ideal Beach Water Park

Ideal Beach Water Park
55256 Ideal Beach Road
Ideal Beach
(574) 262-1769
Parks & Recreation Office
(574) 295-7275
Please call ahead to check on hours of operation, hours are subject to change.
Monday-Friday and Sunday 12:00-6:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am- 6:00 pm

June 2nd-August 12th
Weather Permitting

A trip to Ideal Beach is perfect way to spend a summer day. Park amenities include: lake front beach, wading pool, playground, sand volleyball courts, miniature golf, picnic areas, two corkscrew water slides, and concession stand. Picnic sites may be reserved through Ideal Beach, but Pavilion rental must be made through the Parks and Recreation Office.

Facility Rules 

  • Must be wearing a swim suit.
  • NO street clothes will be allowed on the slides or in the kiddie pool.
    • i.e.: cut off jeans, basketball  shorts, t-shirts
  • Adults accompanying small children in the kiddie pool must also be in swim suits.
  • Children who are not potty trained, MUST be in a swim diaper or plastic rubber pants.
  • No hats, sunglasses, goggles will be allowed on the slides.
  • Must meet minimum slide height requirement of 42 in.

2 & Under-$1.00
  • Admissions Closes Daily 30 minutes prior to closing.
  • No Refunds Due For Any Reason After Entering Facility.
  • We reserve the right to close early due to low patronage.
  • No Discounts Available


Perfect For Company Picnics or Family Reunions!

 IB Pavilion

Ideal Beach Shelter

Rental Fee $75.00 plus tax $80.25

To Rent The Pavilion:

  1. Choose Your Date
  2. Come to the Parks and Recreation Office, 201 S. 2nd St.
  3. Sign a contract 
  4. Pay rental fee 

   For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Office at (574) 295-7275.

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Wendy Terrazas,
Recreation Coordinator

Ideal Beach
52256 Ideal Beach Rd
Elkhart, IN 46516
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