Water Walking

The Lafayette Parks and Recreation Department provides a variety of health and fitness programs including Water Walking.

About Water Walking

Join others for a quiet walk in our lazy river. Walk with the current or against it to customize your workout. Water Walking increases your blood flow and warms your muscles and joints. An easy-going exercise for those who enjoy the outdoors.


women smiles and talk while walking in waist deep water in the lazy river

2016 Schedule

Days Times
Monday - Friday
7:00am-8:00am and 8:00am-9:00am
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
6:15pm-7:00pm and 7:00-7:45pm
Water Walking begins Monday, May 30.

The fee for Water Walking is $3 per session. Season passes are available for $50.

Email List

Get up-to-date Water Walking information send directly to your inbox or smartphone. Members will receive information on season passes, cancellations due to private pool rentals and weather, and free days. Sign up online!

Water Walking Hotline
Call the hotline at 765-807-1530 for the most up to date information such as cancellations due to weather, private rentals and more.

You may also use the hotline to call ahead to make sure your Water Walking session is on schedule.

Free Water Walking

On 3 dates this summer, we will offer our popular Water Walking classes free of charge. The dates and times are as follows:
  • Tuesday, May 31: 6:15pm-7:00pm and 7:00pm-7:45pm
  • Tuesday, June 7: 7:00pm-8:00am and 8:00pm-9:00am
  • Saturday, June 18: 8:00am-9:00am
Rules & Regulations
  • You must be 12 years of age or older to participate in Water Walking at Tropicanoe Cove.
  • Please, no children. No child care will be provided during water walking. Please make other arrangements for your children.
  • There will be one lifeguard on duty during Water Walking, but please use caution when participating in Water Walking.
  • Do not enter the Lazy River until instructed to do so by a staff member.
  • You are welcome to bring water shoes to wear, but none will be provided for you.
  • No tubes will be allowed in the water during water walking.
  • No splashing or horseplay will be tolerated.
  • Consult your doctor before beginning any new exercise programs.
  • Stop immediately if you feel any pain, numbness, or shortness of breath.