Water adventures

Now that it is Summer, it is a great time to get out and enjoy the many public pools and splash pads in and around Ann Arbor.  Below is a description of some of our favorite pools and splash pads.

Buhr Pool: is located behind Cobblestone Farm, off of Packard.  Daily Admission is free for 3 and under, with a paid adult, while children ages 4 to 17 are $4.  Adults are $5.

Buhr Park Outdoor Pool offers public swimming Monday through Friday from 1 – 8 PM and weekends and holidays from noon-8 PM.
Tot Splash is also available for children age 7 and under from 10 AM -1 PM on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and from noon-1 PM on Tuesday and Thursday.
Fuller Pool: is located at 1519 Fuller Road.  Daily Admission is free for children under 3 years of age, while children ages 4 to 17 are $4.
Hours of Operaion: 
Monday through Friday: 9 AM to 1 PM, Lap Swim | Public Swim, 1-8 PM
Saturday: 9 AM to 1 PM, Lap Swim | 1-8 PM, Public Swim
Sunday: 11:30 AM -1 PM, Lap Swim | 1-8 PM Public Swim

Veterans Memorial Park Pool: is located 2150 Jackson Ave.  Daily admission is free for children under 3 years of age, while children ages 4 to 17 are $4.  Public swimming is offered Monday through Friday from 1 PM to 8 PM and opens at noon on weekends.  There is TOT SPLASH on the weekdays from noon to 1 PM.  They have a zero-depth entry pool along with interactive water play.  There is also a play structure next to the pool!

Independence Lake:  2600 Jennings Rd, Whitmore Lake

Daily admission for children under 2 is free while residents are $4 and nonresidents are $5.  The Splash Pad / water park is open daily from 11 AM to 7 PM.  The large water slides and water play structure make it ideal for children of all ages to enjoy water fun!

Canton Parks Splash Playground: 46202 Heritage Park Road, Canton

Open daily from 11 AM to 8 PM, this is a wonderful splash pad that kids can enjoy for FREE!  With misting stations, bucket dumping stations, and nearby picnic tables, this is a great spot to enjoy a warm afternoon!

Rolling Hills Water Park:  Located in Ypsilanti (7660 Stony Creek Rd.), the water park has fun water activities for children of all ages.  On weekdays, they are open from 11 AM to 7 PM and on weekends and holidays from 11 AM to 8 PM.  Their fee is $7.00 for residents and $9.00 for non-residents with an extra dollar added to that fee on the weekends.  Kids that are 36 inches or shorter are FREE.  Some of the water parks features include a zero depth entry pool, body and tube slides, lazy river, splash pads, and sand playground.

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