Fuller Park Outdoor Pool

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About the Facility​

Summer 2024 season coming soon!​  

There is something for everyone to enjoy at Fuller Park Pool including a waterslide; seven-lane, 50-meter lap pool; shallow area with ramp access; 12-foot-deep diving well; and plenty of open space and lounge chairs to relax. Located just minutes from downtown Ann Arbor and North Campus, Fuller Park Pool is across the street from the university hospitals.​

Please note, we do not allow outside swim instruction or coaching of any kind. Additionally, groups of more than 10 must call in advance. We are no longer able to accomm​odate day camps and day care groups at our facility. If you would like to br​ing your camp group or day care to swim, please contact Veterans Memorial Pool at 734.794.6235. 

The City of Ann Arbor​ operates three outdoor pools, in addition to Mack Indoor Pool. Learn more about our other pools. ​​​

1519 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Gayle Hurn,
Recreation Supervisor​

734.794.6236
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2024 Season Coming Soon

Lap Swim Schedule May 12-Sept. 15

  • ​Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday/Sunday: 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m.    ​(Lane 7 closed for Private lessons Monday-Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.)

Open Swim Schedule May 12-June 16                               and Aug. 26-Sept. 15

  • ​Monday-Friday, 4-7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday/Sunday, 11-8 p.m.

​​Open Swim Schedule​ June 17-Aug. 25

  • ​​Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday/Sunday, 11-8 p.m.                (Lane 7 closed for Private lessons Monday-Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.)

Waterslide Schedule May 12-June 16                               and Aug. 26-Sept. 15​​​

  • Monday-Friday: 4-7:30 p.m.​
  • Saturday/Sunday: 11-8:30 p.m.​​
Waterslide Schedule June 17-Aug. 25
  • Monday-Friday, 1-7:30 p.m. 
  • Saturday/Sunday, 11-8 p.m.​

     NEW Drop-In Water Polo (18 and older)

    Join us for some water polo fun in the pool. All levels welcome! All participants will pass, shoot, and scrimmage each night.

    • ​​Tuesday and Thursday, May 28-Sept. 12, 7:30-9 p.m. (no polo July 4)

    NEW Adult Only Water Polo Clinics

    New to water polo or very rusty? We will be offing 4 clinics to kick off the summer drop-in polo season. We will work on treading, passing, fundamentals of defense, setting, up and much more. Register in advance. Space is limited. Fee - $7.25 per clinic

    • ​Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 13, 15, 21 and 22, 7:30-9 p.m.

    New: Adult Only Beginner Swim Lessons

    For adults looking to build comfortability and basic skills in the water. Learn to float, swim front crawl and backstroke, tread water and more basic skills. Swim lessons are  60 minutes and the fee is $110, resident; $134, nonresident for 8 lessons. 

    • ​Session 1-Saturdays 9:30–10:30 a.m., June 15 – Aug 3 (no lesson July 6)

    Session 2- Thursdays 6:30-7:30 p.m., June 20 – Aug 8 (no lesson July 4)

    Register here

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    Masters Swim Team

    Our master's program offers adult swimmers at all levels an opportunity to attend coached workouts, stroke feedback and help in preparing to compete, if that is your goal. We offer 10 practice​​ times throughout the week. 


    Octopods

    The Ann Arbor Octopods Swim Team is for ages 5-17. There are four sessions throughout the year, with registration required for each session.

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    A​dmission F​ees

    Ages 3 and under                   FREE with a paid adult

    Youth ages 4 to 17                  $5

    Adult ages 18+                        $6

    Senior ages 55+                      $5 

    Punch Passes

    This card is good for daily admission for you and your family members. One punch per visit per person. Valid for all open swim and lap swim times. Punch passes are not valid for master's swim times. Passes are only valid for one year at any of our public pools. Punch passes are not eligible for refund.

    10 punches: $40 

    25 punches: $100 

    50 punches: $187.50 

    100 punches: $350

    ​Lap Swim Only

    At least four lanes are available in the 50-meter pool for lap swimming only. (Lane 7 closed for Private lessons Monday-Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.) Due to the popularity of Fuller Pool please be mindful of our lap swimming expectations:

    1. Please circle swim in all lap lanes. Even if you are the only swimmer in a lane we ask that you circle swim so that swimmers feel welcome to share any lane.
    2. For swimmer safety, please share a lane with swimmers that appear to match your swim speed even if there is a lane with fewer swimmers.
    3. For swimmers safety, please take care when passing swimmers in your lane. Awareness and care of those you are sharing a lane with can make your swimming experience safe and enjoyable.
    4. Please feel free to kindly and civilly resolve any challenges you have with other swimmers. If for some reason you are unable to resolve challenges with another swimmer in a mindful way, please let staff know so that we can help resolve the issue.

    Open Swimming

    This pool time includes lap swimming, the shallow and deep end of the pool for everyone to enjoy. Daily admission applies, and all punch passes are valid. At least four lap lanes are available in the 50-meter pool. (Lane 7 closed for Private lessons Monday-Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.)

    Tunes at 2

    Swim, relax and jam! We plan to play music daily from 2-4 p.m.

    Fuller Park Pool Summer Camp 

    1519 Fuller Rd., 734-794- 6236

    Our outdoor camp offers opportunities for fun both in and out of the water. Campers will spend the day outdoors trying log rolling, rafting down the river, water slide races, our very own bounce house, traditional camp games, sports, crafts and three days basic swimming lessons. Campers will be grouped by age and be paired with camp counselors they will spend their week with.  Our camp themes will guide crafts, games and activities but campers will spend a great deal of their day in the pool. 

    June 17-21, Animated Adventure Week

    June 24-28, Superhero Week

    July 1 - 3, Build It Week (No camp July 4 &5)

    July 8-12, Color Week

    July 15-19: Medieval Week

    July 22-26, Ocean Week

    July 29-Aug. 2, Outer space Week

    Aug. 5-9, Pirate Week

    Aug. 12-16, Nature Week

    Aug. 19-23, Teams Week

    Camp hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
    Camp fee: $210 resident per week; $255 nonresident per week.​

    Register Here

    ​Group Swim Instruction

    NEW: Aqua Infants Experience
    These drop-in classes will offer an opportunity for your 6-12 month old swimmer to sing, swim and socialize. Each week, the instructor will lead the group in songs, games and activities that will help your little swimmer get comfortable in the water and learn a few skills. We will be offering 30 minute class every Sunday, June 16 to Aug 4, 9:15-9:45 a.m. Fees: $7.25 per drop-in class or five punches for $30.

    Traditional group lessons

    Group lessons are offered for children ages 6 months and up. Class size is limited. Ability requirements must be honored unless prior instructor approval is granted. Swim lessons are 30 minutes and the fee is $55, resident; $67, nonresident. Eight lessons are included in each session.

    Session 1 -  June 15 – Aug 3 (no lesson July 6)

    Session 2 – June16 – Aug 4 (no lessons July 7)

    ​TimeLevel 
    9:50 - 10:20 a.m.GuppiesTiger Sharks
    10:30-11 a.m.GuppiesHammerhead Sharks
    11:10-11:40 a.m.GoldfishDolphins
     11:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m.GoldfishMako Sharks
    1-1:30 p.m.MinnowsMako Sharks
    1:40-2:10 p.m.MinnowsDolphins
    2:20-2:50 p.m.MinnowsDolphins
    3-3:30 p.m.GoldfishMako Sharks
    3:40-4:10 p.m.GoldfishMako Sharks

    GUPPIES

    This program helps toddlers ages 1  to 3 years old and their parent or adult to become comfortable in the water and to learn skills needed for continued comfort and enjoyment in the water.

    GOLD FISH

    A class for 3 and 4 your old swimmers who are just starting off. Swimmers will be in the water with only the instructor and will work on getting comfortable in the pool and some important basic skills.

    MINNOWS

    This class will work on building the basic skills in the water. Your 5 and 6 year old beginner swimmers will work towards more independe nce in the water. They will be challenged to float and move through the water on their own.

    DOLPHINS

    Fundamental aquatic skills for those who can fully submerge head, float independently, blow bubbles and feel comfortable in the water.

    MAKO SHARKS

    Beginning stroke development for those who can push off the side, flutter kick on back/front with arm actions and float on their front and back comfortably.

    HAMMERHEAD SHARKS

    Intermediate stroke development for those who can swim front and back crawl for 10 yards, demonstrate elementary backstroke and enter deep water comfortably.

    TIGER SHARKS

    Full stroke development for those who can swim front crawl for 15 yards with rotary breathing, swim backstroke for 15 yards and tread water for at least 30 seconds.

    Register Here

    Private Swim Less​ons​

    Individual swim instruction for swimmers ages 3 to adult, each private lesson is 30-minutes long and customized to meet the needs of the swimming participant. Please call the pool to find out dates and times available; space is very limited. Private lessons are for one participant only. Fee: Half hour $18 resident; $22 nonresident. ​

    Saturdays, June 15–Aug. 3, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

    Sundays , June 16–Aug. 4, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

    Monday-Friday, June 12- Aug 10 , 11:00 a.m. 6 p.m. (no lessons July 4)

    ​​Rentals and Parties

    Looking for a fun, affordable location to have a birthday party or family get together? We offer several options for you to have fun in the summer sun for your special day. To learn more, call 734.794.6236.​

    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 12 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.
    • No smoking.
    • 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.

    Lap swimming expectations:

    1. Please circle swim in all lap lanes. Even if you are the only swimmer in a lane we ask that you circle swim so that swimmers feel welcome to share any lane.
    2. For swimmer safety, please share a lane with swimmers that appear to match your swim speed even if there is a lane with fewer swimmers.
    3. For swimmers safety, please take care when passing swimmers in your lane. Awareness and care of those you are sharing a lane with can make your swimming experience safe and enjoyable.
    4. Please feel free to kindly and civilly resolve any challenges you have with other swimmers. If for some reason you are unable to resolve challenges with another swimmer in a mindful way, please let staff know so that we can help resolve the issue.

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