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.” View the 2018-2019 Activity Guide (PDF). Sign up online for our lessons or programs using our
online registration system.
SEASON PASSES (Valid Sept. 4, 2018-May 24, 2019)
Adult resident, $177.50; nonresident, $210. Youth/senior resident, $132.50; nonresident, $155. *Family resident, $287.50; nonresident, $345. *The rate is for up to five family members, two adults and three children (17 and under), all living in the same household. Each additional child is $5.
Half-price season passes on sale Feb. 1, 2019.
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 only valid at Mack Pool and expire on May 24, 2019.
10 punches, $40 resident/nonresident | 20 punches, $80 resident/nonresident.
Mack Indoor Pool is open Tuesday, Sept. 4-Friday, May 24. We offer daily admission with no residency requirements, which means everyone is welcome.
Fees: Adult: $5; youth (17 and under) and senior (55+): $4. Ages 3 and under, free with a paid adult swimmer.
Includes lap swimming below:
• Monday-Friday, noon-2 p.m. (four lanes available for lap swim).
• Monday-Thursday, 4-9:30 p.m. (two lanes available for lap swim).
• Friday, 4-8 p.m. (two lanes available for lap swim).
• Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (lap swim only: three lanes available) and 1-5 p.m. (three lanes available for lap swim).
• Saturday, 5-6 p.m. Women’s only swim. Participants and staff are all female.
• Sunday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (lap swim only: three lanes available) and 1-6 p.m. (three lanes available for lap swim).
Nov. 23, Dec. 26-28; Jan. 2-4; March 25-29:
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. (four lanes available for lap swim).
Monday-Friday, 4–8 p.m. (two lanes available for lap swim).
Dec. 24 and Dec. 31 we will only be open the following hours: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
(four lanes available for lap swim). We will be closed Nov. 22, Dec. 25, Jan. 1and April 21.
SPECIAL EVENT SWIMS
Veterans swim for free on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 to celebrate Veterans Day.
Moms swim for free on Sunday, May 12, 2019 to celebrate Mother’s Day.
MERMAID AND MERMAN CLASSES
Trained instructors will give your swimmer a one-on-one lesson of how to move through the water, embodying the magic and skills needed to transform
into their inner mermaid/merman. During this 30 minute lesson, we will work on surface diving, somersaults, turning over from front to back and much more. Each student will be able to use our mermaid/merman equipment throughout the class, and if you take three or more mermaid lessons with us, we will include a special mermaid flash drive with pictures of your mermaid/merman both above and below the water. To register for lessons, look under our private lesson tab in our online registration system for our mermaid instructor Rhe. Check out Sun Tails (suntails.com), the company we buy our equipment through. Fee: $15, resident; $18, non-resident.
Thursdays, 4-7 p.m. Sept. 24-May 9
Our Tri Clinics focus on stoke improvement and development. We offer a oneto-three instructor-to-student ratio. Instructors will evaluate your stroke and
work with you to help make it more efficient and, therefore, effective during a race. These clinics will not focus on yardage; rather they will focus on drills that will improve your technique and strength in the water. These clinics are for adult swimmers only and will be capped at three swimmers with two instructors. (Preregistration required). One-hour session $15 resident; $18 nonresident. Mondays and Wednesdays, 8-9 p.m. Sept. 10-May 22 (no clinics Dec. 24 and 31).
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. Registration will be accepted at any of the city pools during public swim time, by phone or online at a2gov.org/parksregister. Unless noted, swim lessons are 30 minutes. The fee is $45, resident; $55, nonresident.
Session 1, Sept. 29-Nov. 17
Session 3, Dec. 1-Jan. 26 (no classes Dec. 29)
Session 5, Feb 9-March 30
Session 2, Sept. 30-Nov. 18
Session 4, Dec. 2-Jan. 27 (no classes Dec. 30)
Session 6, Feb. 10-March 31
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.
• Saturday or Sunday, 9-9:30 a.m., 1:40-2:10 p.m.
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.
• Saturday or Sunday, 9:40-10:10 a.m., 2:20-2:50 p.m.
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.
• Saturday or Sunday, 9-9:30 a.m., 10:20-10:50 a.m., 11-11:30 a.m., 11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m., 12:20-12:50 p.m., 1-1:30 p.m., 1:40-2:10 p.m. and 2:20-2:50 p.m.
Fundamental aquatic skills for those who can fully submerge head, float independently, blow bubbles and feel comfortable in the water.
• Saturday or Sunday, 9:40-10:10 a.m., 10:20-10:50 a.m., 11-11:30 a.m., 11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m., 12:20-12:50 p.m., 1-1:30 p.m., 1:40-2:10 p.m. and 2:20-2:50 p.m.
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.
• Saturday or Sunday, 9-9:30 a.m., 10:20-10:50 a.m., 11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m., 12:20-12:50 p.m., 1-1:30 p.m., and 2:20-2:50 p.m.
Intermediate stroke development for those who can swim front and back crawl for 10 yards, demonstrate elementary backstroke and enter deep water
• Saturday or Sunday, 11-11:30 a.m., 12:20-12:50 p.m., and 1-1:30 p.m.
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.
• Saturday or Sunday, 9:40-10:10 a.m., 11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m., 12:20-12:50 p.m., and 1-1:30 p.m.
Stroke improvement for those who can swim front and back crawl for 20 yards, demonstrate butterfly and breaststroke and tread water for 60 seconds.
45-minute class. Fee: $55 resident/$70 nonresident.
• Saturday or Sunday, 10:50-11:35 a.m. and 1:40-2:10 p.m.
Stroke refinement for those who have coordinated front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, butterfly and elementary back stroke. 45-minute class. Fee: $55
• Saturday and Sunday, 9-9:45 a.m.
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 to find out dates and times available; space is very limited. Private lessons are for one participant only. Half hour $15 resident/$18 nonresident. Register for five private lessons and get the sixth free. Register for 5 lessons, get one free or register for 10 lessons, get three free. (All lessons must be registered for at the same time and must be paid in full to be eligible for the free lessons.)
Private Lesson Schedule
• Saturdays Sept. 22-Dec. 14 and Jan. 5-May 12 | 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (no lessons on April 20).
• Sundays , Sept. 23-Dec. 15 and Jan. 6-May 13 | 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (no lessons on April 21).
• Monday-Thursday, Sept. 24-Dec. 12 and Jan. 7-May 17 | 4-8 p.m.
MACK MANTA RAYS SWIM TEAM
Looking for a fun way to get involved in competitive swimming? If your child, ages 6-17, 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.
An informational open house will be held at Mack Pool on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 5-6:30 p.m. Join us to get valuable information, meet this year’s coaches and find out how we are working to make practices and the team experience even better! Bring your kids, and they can swim and have fun.
Session 1, Sept. 17-Dec. 6 | Session 2, Jan. 6-March 27.
Practice times and fees
Ages 11 and up: Monday-Friday, 4:15-5:30 p.m.
Ages 10 and under: Monday-Friday, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
$200 resident; $250 nonresident per session. Sign up a sibling and get $25 off for the second, third and fourth swimmer in your household.
YOUTH OPEN WORKOUTS
Is your swimmer looking for a way to stay in shape after swim season ends? Join us for an hour-long practice where swimmers will be working on
endurance with one of our coaches. Practices are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, April 1–May 10, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Drop-in fee: $6.25 or 10 punch pass
$50 resident/$55 nonresident.
Masters Swim is a group of people who are enthusiastic about swimming. This is a year-round program at Mack Indoor Pool (September-May) and at Fuller Park Pool (Memorial Day-Labor Day). They are focused on personal goals of fitness, training or simply having a good time with friends. Workouts are designed and written to help you achieve your personal goals. Monday and Thursday evening practices will be geared toward tri-athlete and distance
swimmers. Fridays will be designated sprint days.
Monday-Friday, 5:45-7:15 a.m. | Monday-Friday, 6:30-8 p.m. | Saturday, 7:30-9 a.m.
Session 1, Sept. 4-Nov. 10 | Session 2, Nov. 12-Jan. 12
Session 3, Jan. 14-March 22 | Session 4, March 25-May 24
Drop in: $6.25
One day a week (10 punches): $50 resident/$55 nonresident.
Two days a week (20 punches): $90 resident/$100 nonresident.
Three days a week (30 punches): $120 resident/$135 nonresident.
Four days a week (40 punches): $140 resident/$160 nonresident.
Five days a week (50 punches): $150 resident/$175 nonresident.
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 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. Call to register 734.794.6237 or go to Mack
Indoor Pool. Fee: $200.
Session 1, Feb. 22-23 and March 1-2, Fridays, 4-9 p.m. | Saturdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Session 2, May 10-11 and May 17-18, Fridays, 4-9 p.m. | Saturdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
LIFEGUARD RECERTIFICATION PROGRAM
This class is open to current lifeguard certification holders and recertification results in the following American Red Cross certifications: Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR and AED. This course is a hybrid, 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. Fee: $100.
Session 1, Feb. 22-23: Fridays, 4-9 p.m. | Saturdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Session 2, May 10-11: Fridays, 4-9 p.m. | Saturdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
*No refunds issued for failure to pass a certification or recertification course.
DIVE-IN MOVIES/FAMILY FUN DAYS
Saturday, Nov. 24 – Little Mermaid | Saturday, Jan. 26 – Frozen
GIVE 365 will be providing themed games and activities from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for children during the dive-in movies! Showtime is at 6:30 p.m. Games will be announced and intermixed throughout the viewing. Admission is discounted to $15 per family (up to two adults, three kids) and $4 individual admission. Bring an inner tube, join in a game and have fun.
RENTALS AND PARTIES
Celebrate a birthday, plan a great team-building exercise for your business or host a special event. Book a log rolling party, dive-in-movie party or mermaid/merman party with us at Mack Indoor Pool and have an experience you will never forget. Call 734.794.6237 for more information.
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.
- 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.