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Ann Arbor Parks for Splashing - Barefoot child climbs across rocks in a creek

Ann Arbor Parks for Splashing

While there are plenty of great pool options in and around Ann Arbor, warm temperatures can happen before they open for the summer or after they close. Fortunately, there are several parks and playgrounds that have creeks, rivers, or lakes that can be visited year round. This list includes only locations without a vehicle admission […]

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Splash the Day Away at an Ann Arbor Water Park

Your water-loving, adventure seeking kids will have a blast at these Ann Arbor Water Parks. These parks feature large water slides, spray playgrounds, lazy rivers, wave pools, and so much more. Outdoor Water Parks Outdoor water parks operate seasonally – typically Memorial Day to Labor Day. These are a great way to spend a summer

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Ann Arbor Fuller Park Pool & Survival Flight Helicopter

Splashes, Slides, and Summer Delights at Fuller Pool

Fuller Park Pool is the first public outdoor pool to open each season and the last to close. It typically opens in mid-May and closes in mid-September. It opened for the 2024 season on May 12 Our Visit to Ann Arbor’s Fuller Pool We decided to visit Fuller Park Pool for the first time after

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Ann Arbor Buhr Park Pool

Splash Away Summer at Buhr Park Pool

Our Visit to Ann Arbor Buhr Park Pool Our article was originally based on a visit to Buhr Park Pool in 2018. However, we are most familiar with Buhr Park. We used to visit Tot Splash when my teen was young. She swam on the Buhr Park Sharks swim team for several years, and has

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Unlock Adventures: The Secret to Tubing at Argo Cascades

For years I heard about the Argo Cascades for tubing or kayaking but I have to admit I didn’t even know where along the Huron River they were. In 2017, friends took us on our first trip and taught us their secrets to a fun outing. Since then we’ve returned many times. I’ve had other

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Lake Swimming Unleashed: The Best Ann Arbor Beaches

Are you looking for swimming lakes near Ann Arbor? Check out these beaches in Ann Arbor area! Our list of lakes near Ann Arbor Michigan are all within an hour. The list of Ann Arbor lakes includes a Great Lake and a variety of inland lakes. Swimming Lakes at Michigan State Parks Near Me Michigan

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Wave-filled Delights: Visiting Rolling Hills Water Park

This review of Rolling Hills Water Park is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Rolling Hills hosted us in August 2019 to update our review and we have added 2023 information. The water park has not significantly changed since the 2019 season. Our Visit to Rolling Hills Water Park As always, we had a

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Ann Arbor Indoor Pool Guide

Swim Year Round at These Indoor Pools Near Ann Arbor

My daughter has always loved swimming – no wonder she is on her high school team. When she was younger, I found that swimming periodically would help her maintain her swimming skills. Now that her high school season is over, she is looking for where she can go to practice until next year. Fortunately there are

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