lane line

Check out the Building Schedule and Holiday Hours page for the most updated pool schedules and building information.

Pool hours are:

  • Monday-Friday: 6am- 7:45pm
  • Saturday: 8am- 5:45 pm.
  • Sunday: 9am- 3:45 pm

Lap Swim Etiquette:

  • For everyone safety: We request that upon entering an occupied lane, you please make sure the other swimmer(s) are aware that you will be sharing the space. 
  • Choose the lane that best fits your swimming ability and speed before entering the water. The lifeguards can help with placement.
  • Circle Swim (counter clockwise) when there are more than two swimmers per lane. 

Rules of the Pool: 

  • Soap showers are required before swimming. 
  • No street shoes on the pool deck. 
  • Swimsuits must be lined and suitable for public use. Street clothes are prohibited. 
  • All flotation devices must be U.S. Coast Guard approved.
  • Children who are not potty trained must wear a swim diaper. Regular diapers are not allowed. We sell swim diapers at the front desk. 
  • Hanging or sitting on any handrails is not permitted by any person

If you or any member of your party are ill, or have any symptoms related to the COVID-19 virus, do not come to the recreation center. All persons entering our facility should perform a self-health assessment before entering. If you have a fever, cough or shortness of breath we ask that you do not enter.

If you have any questions, please contact Alyson Kindall at [email protected] 

About the Pool

Our 6,000 square foot swimming pool is 25 yards long and can host up to 4 lap lanes. The pool measures 3 feet 6 inches in the shallow end, and 6 feet 2 inches in the deep end. The pool accommodates several user groups, including scheduled time for open swim, water aerobics, lap swimming, instructional swim classes, and Family Fun Night.

The pool is barrier-free and easily accessible for wheelchairs.

Long view of the Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center Swimming Pool
adult swimming laps
MLM Swim - Baby

Other Swimming Opportunities

Check out other swimming opportunities offered through Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission.