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11 Places to Get Wet: Ann Arbor Swimming Pools

Places to Get Wet Near Ann Arbor This Summer

There are a lot less places to get with in Ann Arbor this summer with most pools, water parks, and spraygrounds closed. We still have a few options for Ann Arbor swimming in the summer of 2020. My daughter is a swimmer, so pool closures this summer will be especially hard on her. We will …

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Ann Arbor Parks Status Updates for Summer 2020

Ann Arbor Parks has updated their operational status for Spring and Summer 2020. We have split the update into sections on what is currently open, what is opening soon, and what is remaining closed for now. We also have a section for upcoming park events and camps. Information in this article was based on the …

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Ann Arbor Indoor Pool Guide

Indoor Swimming Pool Guide

My daughter loves swimming! When she was younger, I found that swimming periodically would help her maintain her swimming skills. Fortunately there are a number of Ann Arbor Indoor Pool options so kids can swim year round. Swimming Pools The Ann Arbor Indoor Pools below are open to the general public with a daily admission fee. Pools that require a membership …

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Rolling Hills Water Park – Wednesday Activity Review

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 this review Yesterday we visited Rolling Hills Water Park for the first time in the 2019 season. We tried to visit early in the season before my daughter’s swim meets and …

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7 Big Kid Free Activities - Ann Arbor Activities for Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers

Escape the Big Kids – 7 Big Kid Free Activities

This is part of our Wednesday Activity Review series. Today’s Activity Review changes things up and focuses on activities just for preschoolers and toddlers where they can have a break from the big kids who are home for the summer. As a toddler, my daughter was very intimidated by the crowds of big kids and the noise and activity level …

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Fuller Park Pool – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Fuller Park Pool is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Our visit was part of the #MyPriusMyTown Campaign sponsored by Toyota USA. All opinions are ours. Our Visit to Fuller Park Pool Summer was off to a hot start this year with temperatures in the 90s on Memorial Day weekend. …

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Exploring Ann Arbor in a Prius Prime

Disclosure: Toyota USA provided me with a Prius Prime for the week and compensation for activities over the weekend. They are also making a donation on my behalf to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. Donation As a thank you for participating in the MyTownMyPrius promotion, Toyota USA is making a donation to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. …

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Ann Arbor Buhr Park Pool

Buhr Park Pool – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Buhr Park Pool is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Our visit was part of the #MyPriusMyTown Campaign sponsored by Toyota USA. All opinions are ours. Our Visit to Buhr Park Pool Summer is off to a hot start this year with temperatures in the 90s on Memorial Day weekend. …

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Ann Arbor Parks for Splashing

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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Jump Island Brighton

Jump Island Brighton – Wednesday Activity Review

Jump Island is an inflatable water park. Climbers, slides, bouncers, and more all floating in a lake at Brighton State Recreation Area. My daughter and I visited Jump Island Brighton with friends both in 2017 and 2018. The 2019 season begins on Friday, May 24 and ends on Labor Day (Monday, September 2). We had …

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