The Department of Parks and Recreation offers open swimming, lessons, water aerobics and much more. Check out our L Magazine for an up to date listing of class dates, times and fees or call (734) 466-2900.

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Summer 2021 Hours and lifeguarding

Due to a national lifeguard shortage that is impacting us locally, we've had to limit some pool hours for summer 2021. This has included eliminating most open swim hours at Shelden Pool.

If you're interested in becoming a lifeguard, email Stephanie at

2021-7-26 Summer Pool Hours (PDF)2021 Summer Pool Staffing Awareness


The Lap Pool will be closed for renovations starting Monday,  July 19. We anticipate reopening the pool on Saturday, Aug. 7. During the renovations, we will have lanes made available in the Leisure Pool, except during classes and Camp Swoosh.

We also will have lap swim available during the following times at the outdoor pools:

Botsford Pool

Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 10 a.m. to noon (five lanes) through July 25.

Monday-Thursday: 4:30-8:30 p.m. (two lanes) through Aug. 5. 

Clements Circle Pool

Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (four lanes, except when lessons are in session)

Friday: 8-10 a.m. (four lanes)

Saturday/Sunday: 8 a.m. to noon (four lanes)

2021-7-26 Lap Pool Closure Alternatives