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Posted on: November 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center – Modified Hours


ANN ARBOR, MI – Due to the recent announcement made by Washtenaw County Administrator Gregory Dill for the closure of all non-essential services and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ most recent order (Emergency Order under MCL 333.2253), the Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center will be modifying their hours of operation starting Wednesday, November 18, 2020. The facility and holiday hours will be as follows through December 8: 

  • Monday through Friday; 7am to Noon & 4pm to 8pm
  • Saturday; 8am – 6pm
  • Sunday; Closed
  • The facility will be closed Thanksgiving (11/26) & Friday (11/27)

The building will continue to operate to members only at 25% capacity. The indoor pool will also remain open at this time, with four swimming lanes. 

Staff will continue to work closely with the Washtenaw County Health Department, and the Washtenaw County Administrator for guidance as the response and precautions taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 this holiday season evolve. “The unprecedented nature of this pandemic has required adaptability. Washtenaw County Parks is committed to keeping our community healthy and safe, and we will continue to follow the direction of our County Administration and the experts at the Health Department to guide our decision-making during this time. The health and safety of our members and our staff, have and always will be our top priority,” said Diane Carr, Recreation Center Superintendent.  

Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission will continue to update our guidelines, policies and procedures in accordance with the orders as they are received.

For updated information about the facility and other park changes, please visit our website, For information about COVID-19 and visit the Washtenaw County Health Department’s website



Diane Carr
Recreation Center Superintendent, Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission
[email protected]

Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission

The Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission, founded in 1973, currently manages 14 parks and 33 nature preserves totaling more than 6,000 acres. Washtenaw County Parks provides recreational and nature-based programming. Visit us at on Facebook and Instagram, or call 734-971-6337.  

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