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715 Brooks St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103 (directions)
Phone: 734.794.6236
ghurn​@a2gov.org
Gayle H​urn, Recreation Supervisor


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Registration is open forr fall/winter programs/lessons

You can now sign up for fall/winter classes, including swim lessons and special events, ice skating and hockey skills classes and more! Click here to view the 2022 activity guide then go online and sign up!
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​​​​​​Mack Pool 2022/2023 Season ​

Mack Indoor Pool is the City of Ann Arbor'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."  The Mack Pool 2022/2023 season will run from Sept. 26-May 12. 

**COVID-19 Procedures

At this time we ask that all guests arrive dressed and ready to swim and strongly encourage swimmers to shower and change at home after your visit. We ask that unvaccinated guests wear masks until they enter the pool and after they exit the pool. At this time, only swimming guests will be welcomed into the pool area and locker rooms. Lap swimmers are asked to circle swim while at the pool and strongly encouraged not to rest next to other swimmers. Please note that swimmers will not be permitted to refuse to share a lane ith other lap swimmers. ​

​​Public Swimming

We offer daily admission with no residency requirements. Adult: $6; youth (17 and under) and senior (55+): $5. Ages 3 and under, free with a paid adult swimmer. 

​Mack Pool Punch Card

This card is good for daily admission for you and your family members. One punch per visit per person. Valid for all public swim and lap swim times. Punch passes are not valid for Master's Swim times. Passes are valid at Mack Pool and all outdoor pools during the summer months. These passes are good for one year from the date of purchase and are not eligible for refund.

(10 punches): $40 resident/nonresident

(25 punches): $100 resident/nonresident

(50 punches): $187.50 resident/nonresident

(100 punches): $350 resident/nonresident​

​Public Swim (including lap swimming)

Monday-Friday, 7-8:15 a.m.  (six lanes available for lap swim swimmers must exit facility at 8:15 a.m.)

Monday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. (five lanes available)

Monday-Friday, 7:30-9 p.m. (two lanes available)

Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. ( four lanes available for lap swim).

*public swim hours are subject to change

Adjusted Hours 

Dec. 24 and Dec. 30 we will close at 11 a.m.

We will be closed Nov.  25, Dec 25, Jan 1, and April 9

​Special Event Swims

Veterans Day: All Veterans swim for free on Friday, Nov. 11 to honor their service to our country.

​​​The City of ​Ann Arbor Masters ​Swim ​Team

A year-round program at Mack Pool from September-May and at Fuller Park Pool, during the summer time. 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 practices times throughout the week.  Practice will begin at Mack on Sept. 26. ​Learn more at a2gov.org/masters or sign up using the online regis​​tration system. ​​

​​Mack Manta Rays 

An inclusive team for swimmers ages 5-17. Must be able to swim one length of the pool, front crawl. The Mack Swim Team will participate in the Southern Michigan Swim League (SMSL) which offers competition in dual meets along with a championship meet each session. 

This year's swim team structure is based on CDC guidelines and  the continued presence of covid-19.  To offer your swimmer the safest swimming experience possible,  our 10 and under swimmers will practice two days a week at a ratio of 1 coach to 8 swimmers. That means your swimmer will be getting a lot of feedback and attention from each practice. For our 11 and older swimmers, we will be offering practice 3 days a week at a ratio of 1 coach to 10 swimmers. Days and times are listed below, and swimmers will have to commit to a fixed practice schedule for this session. 

​Age Group
Practice Days and Times
10 and under group 1Mondays and Wednesdays – 4-5 p.m.
10 and under group 2Mondays and Wednesdays – 5-6 p.m.
10 and under group 5Tuesdays and Thursdays  - 4-5 p.m.
10 and under group 6Tuesdays and Thursdays – 5-6 p.m.
11 and up group 1Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays – 6–7:30 p.m.
11 and up group 2Tuesdays and Thursdays – 6 –7:30 p.m. and Fridays – 4:30-6 p.m.

Sessions

Session 1- Sept. 19 to Nov 18

Session 2 – Jan 9 to March 17

​Fees

$200 resident; $250 nonresident per session. Sign up a sibling and get $25 off for the second, third and fourth swimmer in your household. 

Meet Schedule

TBD – Meets are typically weekday evenings and run from 6-8 pm with warmup starting at 5:30 p.m.

 

**COVID-19 Procedures

  • The locker rooms are open please still social distance while in the locker rooms.

  • Swimmers are encouraged to  arrive in their suits and are encouraged to spend as little time in the locker rooms as possible. 

  • Coaches greet the swimmers at the emergency exit door just off the parking lot and assist in entering the pool, as well as ensure the swimmers exit the facilities safely.  This door will remain open during practice.​

  • Swimmers will be given a set of equipment, including a kickboard and pull buoy, during practice. Swimmers must supply their own caps, goggles, water bottles, etc.

  • Water bottle fillers are available but swimmers are encouraged to bring their own water bottles, filled at home. No sharing of water bottles in any way. The drinking fountain is not operational.

  • Food is not allowed on the pool decks or facilities

  • Swimmers may not attend practice if they are exhibit any symptoms of covid-19, within the past three (3) days

Swimmers may not attend practice if

  • The swimmer has tested positive for covid-19

  • The swimmer is awaiting results of a test for covid-19

  • The swimmer believes he/she may have covid-19

  • The swimmer has any symptoms of covid-19

If swimmers show any of the above noted covid-19 symptoms at practice,

  • The swimmer will be isolated

  • The swimmer will be asked to keep their face covered

  • The parents will be called and asked to pick the swimmer up from practice immediately (Please ensure your emergency contact information is valid and up to date, if you need assistance please contact Coach Jenny at [email protected])

If swimmers have had any symptoms of covid-19, swimmers (or parents/guardians for the swimmer) must be able to answer yes to the following questions every day before attending practice:

  • Has it been a minimum of ten (10) days since you first had symptoms of covid-19?

  • Have you been without fever for three (3) days without the use of fever reducing medication?

  • Has it been a minimum of three (3) days since your symptoms began to improve?

Parent/Guardian Expectations

Parents/guardians of swimmers are asked to wait in their vehicles whenever possible, however, if you would like to attend the practice, we ask that only one (1) parent/guardian per family would do so, no siblings are allowed to stay in the pool area outside of their practice times. Parents are asked to practice social distancing of a minimum of six (6) feet apart if they remain on the pool deck

​​Team Contact Information

Have questions or want to talk to a coach? Contact Gayle Hurn [email protected]​2gov.org

Private Swim Lessons

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. Lessons will be available Oct 9 to Dec 12 and Jan 8 to May 1. Registration will open Sept.​ 28 for these lessons. 

**Covid 19 Procedures

We ask that you self screen for covid symptoms before you arrive. If anyone is not feeling well, has a fever, shortness of breath or any COVID-19 like symptoms, or has recently been exposed to COVID-19, we ask that they cancel their lesson. Makeup Lessons will be provided as needed.

 

At this time we ask that swimmers are accompanied by no more than one adult for their lesson. For those observing swimmers, masks are strongly encouraged for unvaccinated guests. We also ask that you continue to distance from other guests. Please arrive no more than 5 minutes before your lesson and be sure that your swimmer arrives dressed to swim. At the completion​ of your child's lesson, they must promptly exit the pool and we strongly encourage swimmers to shower and change at home after your lesson. In addition to our locker rooms  we will offer private changing stations on the pool deck

 

Schedule

Saturdays
9–9:30 a.m.
9:40-10:10 a.m.
10:20-10:50 a.m.
11-11:30 a.m.
11:40-12:10 p.m.
12:20-12:50 p.m.
1-1:30 p.m.
2-2:30 p.m.
2:40-3:10 p.m.
3:20-3:50 p.m.
4-4:30 p.m.
4:40-5:10 p.m.

 

GROUP SWIM 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.

 

**Covid 19 Procedures

We ask that you self screen for covid symptoms before you arrive. If anyone is not feeling well, has a fever, shortness of breath or any COVID-19 like symptoms, or has recently been exposed to COVID-19, we ask that they cancel their lesson. One makeup lessons will be provided as needed.

 

At this time we ask that swimmers are accompanied by no more than one adult for their lesson. For those observing swimmers, masks are strongly encouraged for unvaccinated guests. We also ask that you continue to distance from other guests. Please arrive no more than 5 minutes before your lesson and be sure that your swimmer arrives dressed to swim. At the completion of your child's lesson, they must promptly exit the pool and we strongly encourage swimmers to shower and change at home after your lesson. In addition to our locker rooms  we will offer private changing stations on the pool deck.

 

​Sunday Sessions

Session 1, Oct. 16-Dec. 11 (no class Nov. 27)

Session 2, Jan. 15-Mar. 4 (​REGISTRATION BEGINNING ON NOV 15, 2022)

Session 3, Mar. 12-May 7 (no classes April 9) (​REGISTRATION BEGINNING ON JAN 15, 2023)​

Level Descriptions

TADPOLES

This program is for babies ages 6 months to 18 months and their parent or adult to become comfortable in the water and to learn skills needed for

continued comfort and enjoyment in the water.

GUPPIES

This program helps toddlers ages 18 months 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.

MINNOWS

Introductions to water skills for tykes who are just starting off. Swimmers will be in the water with only an instructor and need to be at least 4 years old to participate in this class.

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.

 

 Lesson Schedule

9–9:30 a.m.GuppiesDolphins
9:40-10:10 a.m.MinnowsMako Sharks
10:20-10:50 a.m.GuppiesHammerhead Sharks
11-11:30 a.m.TadpolesDolphins
11:40-12:10 p.m.MinnowsDolphins
12:20-12:50 p.m.MinnowsTiger Sharks
2-2:30 p.m.MinnowsMako
2:40-3:10 p.m.MinnowsDolphins
3:20-3:50 p.m.MinnowsMako
4-4:30 p.m.DolphinsDolphins
4:40-5:10 p.m.Do​lphinsMako ​​

Lifeguard Certification Courses

The Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification program is open to ages 15 years old and up. 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. This course is a hybrid course, requiring participants to complete at least five hours of independent work prior to the start of the course. Registration for this course will close seven days prior to the course start date. Register by calling 734.794.6237 or go to Mack Indoor Pool (715 Brooks St., inside Ann Arbor Open School). Fee: $200. 

 

Session 1, April 16 and 21-23

Fridays, 5-7 p.m. | Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Sundays, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

*No refunds will be issued for failure to pass a certification or re-certification course.

Special Events

 

Lifeguard Recertification Courses

The Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation American Red Cross Lifeguard Recertification program is open to current lifeguard certification holders. This recertification course results in the following American Red Cross certifications: Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR and AED. This course is a hybrid course, requiring participants to complete at least five hours of independent work prior to the start of the course. Registration will close seven days prior to the course start date. Register by calling 734.794.6237 or go to Mack Indoor Pool (715 Brooks St., inside Ann Arbor Open School). Fee: $100. 

 

Session 1, April 21-23

Fridays, 5-7 p.m. | Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Sundays, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

*No refunds will be issued for failure to pass a certification or re-certification course. ​


​ To sign up for any of our programs, please use the online regis​​tration system. ​​

​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 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. ​​​​​​​