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Swim outdoors​

For details about each pool visit Fuller Park PoolBuhr Park Pool and Veterans Memorial Park Pool.​ 

Operational up​​dates:​

* Pool punch passes are available for frequent pool users! It's a great deal. Click here to purchase​ starting May 1.
* Children aged 12 and older will be allowed to use the deep end without a swim test at all three pools. We will be doing deep end test for children under 12 years old.  

Group Visits​

Fuller Park Pool and Buhr Park Pool no longer accommodate large groups including but not limited to, camps, schools, and other organizations. If you would like to coordinate a visit for your group of 10 of more, please contact Veterans Memorial Pool at 734-794-6235 or [email protected]. Veterans Memorial Pool will accommodate groups as space allows.​

Group Visit Requirements:

  • Please notify Veterans Memorial Pool at least 5 days prior to your desired visit date to check availability.
  • The ratio of adult supervisors, ages 18 and older, shall be as follows:
    • 5 years and under, 1 adult per 5 children
    • 6 years and older, 1 adult per 10 children
  • Adult supervisors must accompany children into the pool and actively supervise the children in their group.
  • To assure a safe environment, lifeguards, and management staff will have final authority should problems arise.

​City of Ann Arbor 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.​​

For additional details for each pool, visit Fuller Park Pool, Buhr Park Pool and Veterans Memorial Park Pool.​