Mack Indoor Pool is the city’s only indoor public pool and offers a variety of programs and opportunities for every swimmer. Our six-lane, 25-yard main pool has an attached 30 by 42 foot children’s tot pool. A ramp leading into the pool provides for easy accessibility. Our heated indoor pool allows you to swim, even if the weather is not “summer like,” while our huge windows let in the sunshine.
Go here to sign up online for our lessons or programs using our online registration system.
Public Swimming (Including Lap Swimming)
Mack Indoor Pool opens for the season Tuesday, Sept. 2. We offer daily admission with no residency requirements, which means everyone is welcome. Fees: Adult: $5; Youth (17 & Under) and Senior (55+): $4; Ages three and under: free with a paid adult swimmer.
Monday – Friday:
Noon – 2 p.m. (4 lanes available for lap swim)
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. (2 lanes available for lap swim)
8 – 9:30 p.m. (4 lanes available for lap swim)
Holiday Hours (Including Lap Swimming)
We are offering additional open swimming hours on the following days during the holidays.
Nov. 28 | Dec. 22, 23, 26, 29 & 30 | Jan. 2
- 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (4 lanes available for lap swim)
- 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. (4 lanes available for lap swim)
- 8 – 9:30 p.m. (4 lanes available for lap swim)
We will have modified hours around the holidays.
Dec. 24 & 31
- 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (4 lanes available for lap swim)
We will be closed on the following holidays.
Nov. 27 | Dec. 25 | Jan. 1
Fall/Winter/Spring Season Passes (Valid Sept. 2, 2014 to May 22, 2015)
Adult Resident: $155; Adult Nonresident: $180
Youth/Senior Resident: $115; Youth/Senior Nonresident: $135
Family Resident: $250*; Family Nonresident: $300*
*The rate is for up to five family members (two adults and three children all living in the same household). Each additional child is $5.
Adult and Youth Log Rolling Workshops
Want to learn to log roll with other interested adults or kids? Join us for one of our adult or youth log rolling workshops. Just $6.25 to pre-register for this 45 minute session or drop-in for $10. Space is limited to 8 participants. Pre-register for 4 workshops and get the 5th workshop free. Group rates available for groups of 6 or more. Call 734.794.6237 to register today!
Youth Workshops: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 16 to May 14, 6 – 6:45 p.m.
Adult Workshops: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 16 to May 14, 7 – 7:45 p.m.
Log Rolling Parties
Are you looking for a new and exciting way to celebrate a birthday or special occasion? Are you looking for a great team building exercise? Book a log rolling party with us at Mack pool and have an experience you will never forget. Call 734.794.6237 for more information!
Mack Manta Rays Swim Team
Looking for a fun way to get involved in competitive swimming? If your child likes to swim, have fun and is interested in meeting new people, then our swim team is for them. The Mack Pool Swim Team is an inclusive team for all swimmers able to swim one length of the pool, front crawl. We encourage families and swimmers with special needs to join our club and have experienced coaches to meet the needs of your swimmer. There will be no mandatory practice or meet requirements for the swim team and swimmers will be able to determine what they want their level of commitment to be.
The Mack Swim Team will participate in the Southern Michigan Swim League (SMSL) which offers competition in five dual meets along with a championship meet each session. The team will run in two 12-week sessions.
Fees: Session 1 and 2: $200 resident; $250 nonresident. Sign up for both sessions and get a $50 discount. Sign up a sibling and get $25 off for the second, third and fourth swimmer in your household.
Ages 11 and Up: Monday – Friday, 4:15 – 5:30 p.m.
Ages 10 and Under: Monday – Friday, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
American Red Cross Swim Lessons
Group lessons are offered for children ages six months through adult beginners. Class size is limited. Ability requirements must be honored unless prior instructor approval is granted. Registration will be accepted for any instructional swim class at any of the city pools during any public swim time, by phone or online. Go here to sign up online for our lessons or programs using our online registration system.
Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday Evening Sessions
Sessions E, G, I, K, M, and O are offered Monday and Wednesday. Sessions F, H, J, L, N, and P are offered on Tuesday and Thursday. Cancelled lessons will be made up on the Friday of the cancelled class.
Session E or F – Nov.10 to Dec. 5
Session G or H – Jan. 5 to Jan 29
Session I or J – Feb. 2 to Feb. 27
Session K or L– Mar. 2 to Mar. 26
Session M or N– Mar. 30 to Apr. 23
Session O or P– Apr. 27 to May 21
Session 2 – Nov. 8 to Dec. 27
Session 3 – Jan. 3 to Feb. 21
Session 4 – Feb. 28 to April 25 (no classes on April 4)
Levels and Times
PARENT/INFANT For babies ages 6 months to one year to become comfortable in the water and learn skills with the help of a parent or adult. 30-minute class. $45 resident/$55 nonresident.
Monday/Wednesday, 6:05 – 6:35 p.m.
Saturday, 10:10 – 10:40 a.m.
PARENT/TOT Helps toddlers ages 1–3 years old become comfortable in the water with the assistance of a parent or adult, so they are ready to learn to swim. 30-minute class. $45 resident/$55 nonresident.
Tuesday/Thursday, 6:05 – 6:35 p.m.
Saturday, 10:45 – 11:15 a.m.
LEVEL ONE Intro to water skills for tykes who are just starting off. 30 minute class. $45 resident/$55 nonresident.
Tuesday/Thursday, 6:40 – 7:10 p.m.
Saturday, 9:35 – 10:05 a.m. and 11:20 – 11:50 a.m.
LEVEL TWO Fundamental aquatic skills for those who can fully submerge head, blow bubbles and do assisted floats. 30-minute class. $45 resident/$55 nonresident.
Monday/Wednesday, 6:40 – 7:10 p.m
Tuesday/Thursday, 5:30 – 6 p.m. and 7:15 – 7:45 p.m.
Saturday, 9 – 9:30 a.m.; 10:10 – 10:40 a.m. and 11:20 – 11:50 a.m.
LEVEL THREE Stroke development for those who can fully submerge head, flutter kick on back/front with arm actions, float on own. 30-minute class. $45 resident/$55 nonresident.
Monday/Wednesday, 5:30 – 6p.m. and 7:15 – 7:45 p.m.
Saturday, 9 – 9:30 a.m.; 9:35 – 10:05 a.m.; 10:45 – 11:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – noon.
LEVEL FOUR Stroke improvement with coordinated front/back crawls with rotary breathing, butterfly kick and body motion. 45-minute class. $55 resident/$70 nonresident.
LEVEL FIVE Stroke refinement for those who have coordinated front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, butterfly, and elementary back stroke. 45-minute class. $55 resident/$70 nonresident.
Private Swim Lessons
Individual swim instruction for swimmers ages three to adult. Each private lesson is 30 minutes long and customized to meet the needs of the swimming participant. Please call Mack Indoor Pool at 734.794.6237to find availability, as space is limited. Private lessons are for one participant only. Fee: Half hour $15 resident/$18 nonresident.
Private Lesson Schedule
Monday – Thursday, Sept. 15 to May 21 from 5:30 – 7:45 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 13 to May 9 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Masters is a group of people who are enthusiastic about swimming. Masters is a year round program, swimming at Mack Indoor Pool September to May and Fuller Park Pool between Memorial Day and Labor Day. They are focused on personal goals of fitness, training or simply having a good time with friends in an active environment. New swimmers are always welcome to our swimming community.
Our coaches will write up a new workout every day and will be on deck to work with you if you'd like help. Masters is what you'd like it to be, swimming wise, as workouts are designed and written to help you achieve your personal goals. With 11 practices a week, both morning and evenings, we offer you a schedule that works with your busy life. To sign up, use our online registration system.
New This Season!
Monday and Thursday evening practices will be geared towards triathlete and distance swimmers.
Fridays will be designated sprint days
Masters Practice Schedule
Monday – Friday, 5:45 – 7:15 a.m.
Monday – Friday, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, 7:30 – 9 a.m.
Masters Swim Sessions
Session 1, Sept. 2 to Nov. 1
Session 2, Nov. 3 to Jan. 10
Session 3, Jan. 12 to March 14
Session 4, March 16 to May 22
1 day a week (10 punches): $50 resident/$60 nonresident
2 days a week (20 punches): $88 resident/$102 nonresident
3 days a week (30 punches): $100 resident/$115 nonresident
5 days a week (50 punches): $131 resident/$160 nonresident
Lifeguard Certification Courses
The Ann Arbor Parks & Recreation American Red Cross lifeguard certification program is open to all ages (minimum age is 15 years old). Participants gain valuable experience to prepare them to be lifeguards when they turn 16. Fifteen year olds who complete this course will be eligible for the city's Lifeguard in Training Volunteer Program and receive the following American Red Cross certifications: Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR and AED. Each class meeting will include classroom and pool time. Register by calling 734.794.6237 or visiting Mack Indoor Pool in person (715 Brooks St., inside Ann Arbor Open School). Fee: $200.
Sessions and Schedule
Session 1 – Mar. 20 to 22 and Mar. 27 to 29
Session 2 – May 1 to 3 and May 8 to 10
Lifeguard Re-certification Courses
The Ann Arbor Parks & Recreation American Red Cross lifeguard re-certification program is open current lifeguard certification holders. This recertification course results in the following American Red Cross certifications: Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR and AED. This course will include a review in and out of the pool and both a practicum and written exam. Register by calling 734.794.6237 or go in person to Mack Indoor Pool (715 Brooks St., inside Ann Arbor Open School). Fee: $100.
Sessions and Schedule
Session 1 – Dec. 27 and Dec. 28
Session 2 – May 9 and 10
Splash Days are an afternoon of special games, activities and prizes both in and out of the pool. Join us from 2 – 4 p.m. on Sept. 6, Oct. 18, Nov. 15, Dec. 20, Jan. 17, Feb. 21, March 21, and April 11. We hope to see you there! All activities and prizes are included in the cost of admission.
Bring your own inner tube and float in the pool as you enjoy a family friendly movie. Showtime is at 7 p.m. and admission is $5 for adults and $4 for children and seniors.
Show dates will be Nov. 15, Dec. 27, Jan. 19, Mar. 14, and April 4. Movies will be announced closer to the show date.
Want to make a movie suggestion? Check us out on Twitter or Facebook and let us know what you would like to see!
Take part in the Dive-in-Movie Challenge! Come to every dive in movie and be entered to with a free season pass for Mack Pool's 2015/2016 season.
Beach Party Teen Night
Warm up your winter and join us for a night of swimming, beach balls, grilling and a movie. Teens ages 13 – 17 are invited to our Beach Party teen night January 9, 2015 from 8 p.m. – midnight. Admission is $10 and includes activities and a hot dog and chips.
Rentals and Parties
Looking for a fun, affordable location to have a birthday party or family get together? We offer rentals and party packages that can include log rolling, a dive-in movie, or fun and games led by our staff. To learn more, call 734.794.6237 and ask for Gayle.
Outside Private Swim Instruction Policy
Authorized private swim instructors (PSI) are required to maintain professional certifications, personal liability insurance and pay an annual fee to Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation. Private swim intructors are not employees of the City of Ann Arbor and may charge different rates than the city run private swim instruction program. Unapproved instructors are prohibited from providing services until the requirements are met and the application process completed. Qualified individuals interested in providing these services may contact the recreation supervisor, Gayle Hurn, for more information.
Private Swim Instruction Policy.pdf
Private Swim Instruction Agreement.pdf
The City of Ann Arbor Public Pool Rules
All swimmers must take a shower before entering the pool.
Everyone must wear a clean bathing suit with liner to enter the water.
No running or horseplay.
All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by someone age 16 or older.
All children under the age of 16 must pass a deep end test in order to swim in the deep end.
Inflatables are not allowed in the pool (balls are permitted). All flotation devices must be U.S. Coast Guard approved.
Diving is permitted only in the deep end of the pool. No flips, spin jumps, or back dives are allowed.
Snorkels, masks, fins, kickboards, and pull buoys are for lap swimming only.
The City of Ann Arbor is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
The wading pool is for children ages 7 and under accompanied by a parent or guardian. Parents and/or guardians must actively supervise their children.
No glass containers are permitted within the pool area.
The consumption of alcohol prior to or while visiting the pool is prohibited.
Persons with infections, a communicable disease, or open skin irritations are not allowed in the pool.
No spitting or otherwise polluting the pool.
No pets are allowed on the pool deck.
No animals are allowed in the pool.
All food waste must be disposed of in garbage cans.