Amusement Parks & Water Parks Public Pools in Southeast Michigan Keep cool and get into one of these community pools in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties this summer 2016. « Previous Next » Metro Parent Editorial • May 26, 2016 Read Comments (2) Tweet Temperatures are rising across southeast Michigan, and that means it’s time to pack up the kids and make your way to the nearest community pool. Whether your child’s a little Michael Phelps in the making or more comfortable bobbing in the shallow end with her inflatables, these waterholes offer affordable fun close to home. Decked out with amenities such as spray fountains, tippy buckets, water slides and lap lanes, there’s no shortage of ways to make a splash this summer. Pool hours are susceptible to change without advance notice; check ahead for the latest. Also, costs are often lower for residents of a community. Check ahead to see if you can save even more! Allen Park Middle School Pool Type: Indoor Address: 8401 Vine Ave., Allen Park Phone: 313-827-2664 Hours (2016): open swim not offered at this time Costs (2016): program prices vary This indoor pool is dedicated to turning novice kid swimmers into athletes and keeping parents fit. Look online to peruse swim classes typically offered during the school year, from Aqua Tots for the wee ones to aquatics Zumba for mom and dad. Anchor Bay School District Aquatic Center Type: Indoor Address: 52401 Ashley St., New Baltimore Phone: 586-716-4623 Hours (2016): open swim on the weekends during the school year; during the summer, open weekdays only – check ahead for the latest Costs (2016): $4/adult, $3/ages 17 and under, $12/family Dive and practice your stroke at this indoor aquatic center pool. Child watch is available for $2/child. Blue Heron Bay Spray Park at Independence Lake County Park Type: Outdoor Address: 3200 Jennings Road, Webster Township, Whitmore Lake Phone: 734-449-4437 Hours (2016): 11 a.m.-7 p.m. daily, Memorial Day-Labor Day Costs (2016): $4-$5/general entry, free/2 and under; $3-$4/after 5 p.m. weekdays Race a friend down one of two 24-foot water slides. Shoot a water cannon, and dodge water dumping buckets and floor jets. Toddlers can watch water jellies move with the wind and tweens can help the water spider form a web. Find first-aid services, family changing rooms, diaper changing stations, showers and more here. Botsford Park Pool Type: Outdoor Address: 19444 Lathers St., Livonia Phone: 248-476-9700 Hours (2016): open swim: 1-6:45 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-6:45 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; open mid-June-Aug. 19 Costs (2016): open swim: $4-$7.50/adult, $3-$5.25/ages 3-17 Catch some rays at this outdoor pool. All swimmers must bring a swim buddy. Buhr Park Outdoor Swimming Pool Type: Outdoor Address: 2751 Packard Road, Ann Arbor Phone: 734-794-6234 Hours (2016): open swim: 3:30-7 p.m. weekdays, noon-7 p.m. weekends May 28-June 17, 1-8 p.m. weekdays, noon-8 p.m. weekends, June 18-Sept. 15; Tot Splash (ages 7 and under): 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and noon-1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday Costs (2016): $5/ages 18-plus, $4/ages 4-17, free/3 and under with paid adult This community pool has two lanes set aside for lap swimmers only. A separate zero-depth entry children’s wading pool lets the wee ones interact with play toys. Clements Circle Pool in Livonia Type: Outdoor Address: 9999 Harrison St., Livonia Phone: 734-421-9800 Hours (2016): 1-6:45 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-6:45 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; 2016 dates TBA (proposed July opening after reconstruction), check the website for the latest Costs (2016): $4-$7.50/adult, $3-$5.25/ages 3-17 There’s ample space to dive and splash in this outdoor pool. Clarkston Community Swim Type: Indoor Address: 6093 Flemings Lake Road, Clarkston Phone: 248-623-3588 Hours (2016): open swim: noon-2 p.m. Saturdays during school year; noon-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday during the summer Costs (2016): $5/adult, $3/ages 17 and under Make up for limited open swim hours by registering the kids for lessons, from preschool aquatics to stroke refinement. Clawson High School Pool Type: Indoor Address: 101 John M Ave., Clawson Phone: 248-589-0334 Hours (2016): 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday year-round; extended summer hours, typically mid-June through mid-August Costs (2016): $4/adult, $3/ages 3-17 Register for all swim classes, from Aqua Babies to Stroke Refinement, at the Hunter Community Center (509 Fisher Court, Clawson). Private lessons available during open swim times (call 248-404-2537). Dexter Community Pool Type: Indoor Address: 3060 Kensington St., Dexter Phone: 734-424-4140 Hours (2016): open swim: hours vary on weekends, year-round; adult lap swim available on weekdays Costs (2016): $3/person, free/ages 2 and under Parents can squeeze in a morning workout by practicing laps throughout the week or relax during open swim hours with the kids. Downriver Family YMCA Type: Outdoor Address: 16777 Northline Road, Southgate Phone: 734-282-9622 Hours (2016): 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday until June 18, then additional hours include 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday until Labor Day Costs (2016): $8/Wayne County resident, $10/nonresident, free/ages 2 and under Southgate Splash Park Pool has zero-depth entry, fountains and a two-story water slide for the kiddos and lap lanes for seasoned swimmers. Soak up the sun by lounging on a deck chair (or keep to the shade with the umbrellas available). Take a break and swing by the café and picnic area when the kids get the munchies. Holly High School Pool Type: Indoor Address: 6161 E. Holly Road, Holly Phone: 248-634-1758 Hours (2016): open swim/lap swim: 6-8:45 p.m. Friday; lap swim only: 7:45-8 p.m. Monday; typically September-March 31 Costs (2016): $3/person Grab your goggles! Children ages 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Spring from the diving board at the deep end or try private lessons to refine your stroke. Huron Valley/Milford High School Pool Water Park Type: Indoor Address: 2380 S. Milford Road, Highland Hours (2016): open swim: 5 a.m.-noon, 3-8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; water features on: 4-8:30 p.m. Friday, noon-7 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, 4-8:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; typically open starting in July through summer Costs (2016): $6/day pass, free/3 and under with adult admission Get wild at this Amazon-themed pool featuring a giant snake slide encircling a 16-foot gorilla. There’s also a tiki hut and a whirlpool tub. Kennedy Outdoor Aquatic Center Type: Outdoor Address: 3101 West Road, Trenton Phone: 734-676-7172 Hours (2016): noon-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, noon-9 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, June 13-Aug. 23; additional pre/post season hours, weather permitting Costs (2016): $5-$7/daily, free/ages 4 and under This 25-by-23-meter pool is best for recreational swimmers and those looking to crank out laps. Craving one-on-one aquatic instruction? Consider private lessons with one of the center’s instructors certified by the American Red Cross (additional fees apply). Lake Erie Metropark Wave Pool Type: Outdoor Address: 32481 W. Jefferson Ave., Brownstown Phone: 734-379-5020 Hours (2016): May 28-June 10: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. weekends and holidays; June 12-Sept. 5: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. weekends and holidays (note: hours may be reduced mid-August-Labor Day) Costs (2016): $8/adult, $6/ages 15 and under, free/kids less than 30 inches in height, $0.50/locker; after 5 p.m. twilight rates available; Metroparks vehicle pass: $10/daily, $35/annual Ride the “Great Wave” action pool on rafts included with your entry fee (first-come, first-served). Don’t neglect the nearby kids’ play area with slides, a mini-rock wall and swings. Lakeland High School Pools & Fitness Center Type: Indoor Address: 1630 Bogie Lake Road, White Lake Phone: 248-676-2341 Hours (2016): open swim: 5 a.m.-noon and 3-8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; water features: 4-8:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday-Friday, noon-7 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday Costs (2016): $6/person during summer, free/3 and under with adult admission The littlest members of the family can climb and float on space-themed toys at this pool. A two-story indoor waterslide winds outside the building, and there’s a competitive pool with diving boards for lap swimming (limited hours during swim season). Lake Orion High School Pool Type: Indoor Address: 495 E. Scripps Road, Lake Orion Phone: 248-814-1715 Hours (2016): typically 5:30-8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday year-round; consult online swim schedule for periodic pool closures Costs (2016): $5/adult, $4/ages 12 and under Swim leisurely at this natatorium or better your form with lessons offered throughout the year, from beginner to competitive for the kiddies. Don’t miss “Friday Night Family Splash Bash!” the second Friday of every month. Lake St. Clair Metropark Squirt Zone and Pool Type: Outdoor Address: 31300 Metropolitan Parkway, Harrison Township Phone: 586-463-4581 Hours (2016): pool: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Memorial Day-Labor Day; lake: May 1-Sept. 30 Costs (2016): free/Spray ‘n’ Play, $4/person for pool; Metroparks vehicle pass: $10/daily, $35/annual Swim at the Olympic-sized pool, slip down water slides or practice your cannonballs using the diving board (kids must be 48 inches or taller to ride slides). The kiddies are sure to enjoy the spray ground, complete with water cannons, a spritzing tunnel and more. The entire family can build sandcastles on the beach and swim in Lake St. Clair too. Livonia Community Recreation Center Pool Type: Indoor and outdoor Address: Livonia Community Recreation Center, 15100 Hubbard Road Phone: 734-466-2900 Hours (2016): indoor leisure pool: 5:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday, (closed select hours for classes, check ahead) June 1-Sept. 5; outdoor splash pad: 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday Costs (2016): $7.75-$15.50/adults, $6-$12/ages 13-18, $4.50-$9/ages 4-12 and 62-plus, free/3 and under with paying adult The indoor leisure pool features zero-depth entry, a lazy river, spa and water slide. Swim laps inside or unleash the kids on the outdoor splash pad. Swim lessons and water aerobics packages offered. Mack Indoor Pool Type: Indoor Address: 715 Brooks St., Ann Arbor Phone: 734-794-6237 Hours (2016): noon-2 p.m., 4:40-6:30 p.m. and 8-9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, noon-2 p.m. and 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, 1-5 p.m. (5-7 p.m. women only) Saturday and 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; September-May Costs (2016): $5/adult, $4/ages 4-17, free/3 and under with paying adult swimmer Ann Arbor’s only indoor community pool offers guests a wide range of aquatics – including log rolling, open swim and clinics. Mid-season highlights include “Splash Days” and “Dive-In Movies.” Macomb Township Recreation Center Pools Type: Indoor Address: Macomb Township Recreation Center, 20699 Macomb St., Macomb Township Phone: 586-992-2900 Hours (2016): open swim: summer: noon-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, noon-9 p.m. Friday, noon-7 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday; open year-round (hours change during school year) Costs (2016): $5-$10/daily admission to rec center Plunge into one of two pools, featuring a whirlpool, water playscape and more. Kiddie swim lessons, a child-watch room (fees apply) and teen room are all available at this recreation center. Meri Lou Recreation Center Pool Type: Indoor Address: 2960 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor Phone: 734-971-6355 Hours (2016): open swim hours vary year round; check ahead for the latest Costs (2016): $8-$9/adult, $6-$7/ages 3-15 This 6,000-square-foot pool accommodates open swim, lap swim, instructional lessons and “Family Fun Nights” 7-9 p.m. on Fridays when the pool’s filled with toys and inflatables. Novi High School Pool Type: Indoor Address: 24062 Taft Road, Novi Phone: 248-449-1206 Hours (2016): open weekday evenings and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday during the school year; extended hours during the summer Costs (2016): $3/person Grab your goggles and get in some low-impact exercise at this pool, open year-round. Swim lessons including water aerobics, private, Junior Olympic Diving and more are offered periodically throughout the year. Red Oaks Waterpark Type: Outdoor Address: 1455 E. 13 Mile Road, Madison Heights Phone: 248-858-0918 Hours (2016): 11 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. weekends/holidays June 11-Aug. 21; other swim times vary, May 28-Sept. 5. Costs (2016): $14-$20/weekends and holidays, $11-$17/weekdays; twilight specials available (after 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, excluding holidays); $1-$1.50/coin-operated lockers; free/parking Celebrate Oakland County Parks’ 50th Anniversary with half-off daily admission at the waterpark, June 15-19. Here, you can always find the “Soak Station,” equipped with water and bubble jets, curtains, slides and a six-foot tipping bucket, the “River Ride” tubing adventure, the “Spray Camp Play” zone for the wee ones, a wave pool and more. Richmond Community Swimming Pool Type: Outdoor Address: 69310 Beebe St., Richmond Phone: 586-727-8888 Hours (2016): open typically June-August; hours vary between 1-8 p.m. Monday-Friday and 1-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday Costs (2016): $3/person, free for children 2 and under Kiddies can take to the pink slide that juts out over the water. Bring a lunch; there are plenty of picnic tables under pavilions to keep diners in the shade. Long hair must be tied back in the pool. Rochester Adams High School Type: Indoor Address: 3200 W. Tienken Road, Rochester Hills Phone: 248-726-3165 Hours: class hours vary during the school year – registration typically ends mid-August; no open swim available at this time Costs: $80/eight sessions American Red Cross swim lessons are available at this pool. From tykes to adults and swimmers of all skill levels – there’s something for every student. Rolling Hills Water Park in Ypsilanti Type: Outdoor Address: 7660 Stony Creek Road, Ypsilanti Phone: 734-484-9676 Hours (2016): 11 a.m.-8 p.m. weekends and holidays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays Memorial Day Saturday-Labor Day Costs (2016): waterpark: $8-$10/adult, $6-$8/kids over 36 inches tall, weekdays (less after 5 p.m.); $10-$13/adult, $8-$11/kids over 36 inches tall, weekends and holidays; free/kids 36 inches tall or under; $6-$10/daily vehicle pass Here, find water slides, a zero-depth entry activity pool for kids, a wave pool, sandy playscape, lazy river and two spray grounds. Take a break from the soaked play and lay out on the sun deck that stretches and winds through the park. Romulus Aquatic Center Type: Indoor and outdoor Address: Romulus Athletic Center, 35765 Northline Road, Romulus Phone: 734-942-2223 Hours (2016): indoor: open swim hours vary in evenings, daily (subject to swim classes and lessons); outdoor: noon-6 p.m. daily mid-June-Labor Day Costs (2016): $8-$12/day pass Ride the 240-foot long “Lazy River” (inner tubes available), slip down the red two-story twisting water slide or relax in the hot tub. Just outside, find a splash pool featuring an interactive playscape, zero-depth entrance and tipping buckets. Royal Oak Middle School Pool Type: Indoor Address: 709 N. Washington St., Royal Oak Phone: 248-435-8500, ext. 1148 or 1087 Hours (2016): kids and adults: 12:15-1:30 p.m. and adults only: 8:15-9:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday and Thursday, open when classes let out-August; reopens in September-March for children and adults: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Monday and adults only: 8:45-10 p.m. Thursday Costs (2016): $5/ages 6-plus, free/ages 5 and under This pool accommodates open swim sessions and instructional programs sprinkled throughout the year. Saline’s Parks and Recreation Aquatic Center Type: Indoor Address: 1866 Woodland Drive, Saline Phone: 734-429-3502 Hours (2016): typically open 5:30 a.m.-9:45 p.m. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-5:45 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; each time susceptible to daily classes and lap swims Costs (2016): $12/adult, $5/ages 3-17 Floating toys, balls and inner tubes are allowed in this center’s pools. The kiddy slide is open June 10-Sept 5. Perfect your form on the diving board, open on request. There’s even zero-depth entry for the tykes. Shelden Park Pool Type: Outdoor Address: 33123 Van Court Ave., Livonia Phone: 734-524-0649 Hours (2016): 1-6:45 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-6:45 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; open June-Aug. 21 Costs (2016): $4-$7.50/adult, $3-$5.25/residents ages 3-17 This L-shaped pool gives the tykes plenty of room to splash while more adept swimmers kick in the deep end. Southfield Sports Arena Pool Type: Outdoor Address: Southfield Municipal Complex, 26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield Phone: 248-796-4640 Hours (2016): 12:30-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, June 25-Aug. 27 Costs (2016): $5-$6/adult, $4-$5/ages 17 and under; season passes available Find an Olympic-sized outdoor pool, children’s spray pool, climbing wall and a 120-foot waterslide. There’s a snack bar and vending machines too. Splash ‘n’ Blast at Kensington Metropark in Milford Type: Outdoor Address: 2240 W. Buno Road, Milford Phone: 248-685-0603 Hours (2016): 11 a.m.-7 p.m. daily Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day Costs (2016): regular: $5-$6/adults, $4-$5/ages 2-15, free/ages 1 and under; twilight rates after 5 p.m.; Metroparks vehicle pass: $10/daily, $35/annual Step into this Caribbean-themed park featuring 250-foot twisted water slides and a cool spray ground with palm trees, serpents and cannons (water slide riders must be at least 48 inches tall). Sunbathe at adjacent Martindale Beach (and, for more water fun, kayak, canoe, paddleboat and rowboat options are nearby). Summit Aquatic Center in Canton Type: Indoor Address: Summit on the Park, 1150 S. Canton Center Road, Canton Phone: 734-394-5460 Hours (2016): hosts open swim hours year-round; check ahead for latest Costs (2016): day pass: $7-$15/adult, $6-$12/ages 12-17, $5-$10/ages 4-11 Enjoy a lap pool, leisure pool with zero-depth entry, therapy pool, lazy river, slide, spa, steam room, sauna, swim lessons and water fitness classes (additional rates apply). Troy Family Aquatic Center Type: Outdoor Address: 3425 Civic Center Drive, Troy Phone: 248-524-3514 Hours (2016): 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Memorial Day weekend; 3-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, May 31-June 17; 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. (8 p.m. Monday-Friday in July) Monday-Sunday, June 18-Aug. 12; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Sunday, Aug. 13-Sept. 5; additional hours for lap swim only Costs (2016): $10-$15/daily pass, $5-$7/after 5 p.m., free/under 3; season and family passes available Take your pick among two kiddie pools, a zero-depth entry leisure pool, 20-foot-wide waterfall, bubbling geysers, a 25-foot waterside, lap lanes, splash pool, sandy play area, sand volleyball and swim lessons. Turtle Cove Family Aquatic Center at Lower Huron Metropark Type: Outdoor Address: 17845 Savage Road, Belleville Phone: 734-697-9181 Hours (2016): 11 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. weekends and holidays Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day Costs (2016): $10/adults 48 inches and taller, $8/kids 30-47 inches, free/kids under 30 inches, $7/everyone after 5 p.m., 50 cents/coin-operated lockers; Metroparks vehicle pass: $10/daily, $35/annual Shed the sweat and check out a lazy river, a sunning hill and a cool water playscape with a 300-gallon dumping bucket, plus zero-depth entry pool with lap lanes. Scrumptious grub can be found at Turtle Cove Grille. Veterans Memorial Outdoor Pool Type: Outdoor Address: 2150 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor Phone: 734-794-6235 Hours (2016): 3:30-7 p.m. weekdays, noon-7 p.m. weekends/holidays May 28-June 16; 1-8 p.m. weekdays, noon-8 p.m. weekends/holidays and tot splash (ages 7 and younger with adult): noon-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 17-Sept. 5 Costs (2016): $5/adult, $4/ages 4-17, free/3 and under with paying adult This Ann Arbor city pool is family friendly, affordable and filled with soak options. Kids over 42 inches tall can tackle a twisty water slide, smaller ones can play under water-shooting contraptions, and there’s lap lanes a deep end for those looking to dive deep. Warren Community Center Indoor Water Park Type: Indoor Address: 5460 Arden Ave., Warren Phone: 586-268-8400 Hours (2016): open swim: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, hours vary for lap lanes and water slides; year-round Costs (2016): $2-$10/daily pass This tropic spot has the state’s biggest indoor enclosed water slides. Get soaked in the lazy river and with a 300-gallon tipping bucket attached to the water play structure. Plus find a hot tub (ages 15-plus), a sauna (ages 18-plus) and lap lanes. Waterford Oaks Waterpark Type: Outdoor Address: 1702 Scott Lake Road, Waterford Phone: 248-858-0918 Hours (2016): 10 a.m.-7 p.m. June 4-5, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 6-10, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. weekends/holidays June 11-Aug. 21, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 22-26, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 27-28, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Labor Day weekend Costs (2016): $14/weekends and holidays, $9/weekdays, $7/early and late seasons; $1/coin-operated lockers; free/parking This tropical oasis has a “Dual-Flume Slidewinder Waterslide” and wave-action pool. The “Big Bucket” water playground boasts 30-plus interactive activities (kids must be 56 inches or shorter), and “Ragin’ Rapid,” a group raft adventure with three stories of twists and turns. Wayne County Family Aquatic Center Type: Outdoor Address: 12600 Chandler Park Drive, Detroit Phone: 313-822-7665 Hours (2016): 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (pool closes at 6:30 p.m.) weekends, May 28-June 12, open daily June 18-Labor Day weekend Costs (2016): $7-$8/ages 13-plus, $5-$6/ages 3-12, $2-$3/ages 2 and under This east Detroit spot has a “Way Cool Wave Pool,” “Splish Splash Land” for tots, 100 spray fountains, two 23-foot water slides and more. Plus swim lessons, camps and parties. West Bloomfield Family Aquatic Center Type: Indoor, Outdoor Address: 6200 Farmington Road, West Bloomfield Phone: 248-451-1902 Hours (2016): outdoor: 1:30-7 p.m. Monday-Friday and 12:30-8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, June 11 through mid-August; indoor (ages 17-plus only during the summer) hours vary seasonally, year-round Costs (2016): outdoor pool: $6-$8/adult, $4-$6/ages 16 and under; indoor pool: $3-$5/adult. Here, the outdoor pool has mini geysers, a slide and vending machines nearby. During the summer, the indoor pool’s reserved for adults, but throughout the rest of the year, swimmers can utilize the ADA-compliant indoor pool. Check out private and semi-private lessons to better your stroke. Willow Metropark Swimming Pool Type: Outdoor Address: 23200 S. Huron Road, New Boston Phone: 734-697-9181 Hours (2015): open Memorial Day-Labor Day 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; beginning Aug. 17-Sept. 4, open only Saturday-Sunday Costs (2015): $4/person, $3/person after 5 p.m., free/kids under 30 inches tall; Metroparks vehicle permit: $10/daily, $35/annual Stop to splash at the community pool during a visit to this Metropark. Soak in the shallow end, play water basketball or slip down the slide. A food bar is located nearby. This post was updated for 2016 by Kristy Case.