Enjoy aquatic activities in our amazing indoor pool! We offer classes and lessons.
Winter Break Pool Schedule
Hours of Operation
- Service Desk
- Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Fitness Center
- Monday-Friday 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Spa will be open during regular hours of operation. Due to spa maintenance and health concerns, it may be closed at different times.
Lap swimming opportunities are available daily in our lap pool in the morning, during mid-day and in the evening according to the following schedule:
Monday-Friday, 5:30-8:45 a.m.
Saturday, 8-10 a.m.
Sunday, 9 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 11:15 a.m.-5:45 p.m.
Tuesday, 10:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m
Thursday, 10:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
Saturday, 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 7:15-9 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday, 8:15-9 p.m.
Lap Swim Certification
Lap Swim Certification qualifies youngsters aged 17 and under to utilize the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center Pool for serious training. Certification is offered Sundays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and requires 500 yards of continuous swimming.Lap Swim Certification qualifies youngsters aged 17 and under to utilize the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center Pool for serious training. Certification is offered Sundays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and requires 500 yards of continuous swimming.
Register at the Service Desk.
Parent & Child
This is a time set aside for parents to bring their children ages 9 and under into the leisure pool to explore the water together. Please remember this is not an organized swim lesson, and parents must spend this time exploring the water with their children.
Open Family Swim
Open family swimming is available daily in both our lap pool and our leisure pool according to the following schedule:
Saturday and Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
Monday-Friday, 6-8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
This schedule is tentative and subject to change, especially during the holidays. Call (313) 943-2350 for the latest information.
A fun and refreshing approach to low-impact aerobics. Benefit from the advantages of water resistance & ease of movement with decreased stress on the joints. Morning classes utilize the Lazy River for added resistance. The ability to swim is not required. In order to attend this class, each participant is required to have an Aerobic Membership or pay a drop-in fee. Click here for our Aerobic Schedule.
Time to heat up the pool party! Aqua Zumba is a Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow, calorie-burning, water aerobic class. Click here for more information.
Lazy River Walk - Everything but lazy!
Enjoy strength exercises as you walk through the resistance of the mild current in the lazy river.
Senior Swim Program
This course, offered to Dearborn residents age 60 and older, is a terrific exercise class led by our certified instructor. Each participant is required to have an Aerobic Membership or purchase a day pass at the service desk.
Private Swim Lessons
Private swim lessons are available for would-be swimmers of all ages at a per lesson cost of $23 for Passholders, $24 for residents and $29 for non-residents. A minimum of two lessons is required. Patrons registering for five lessons receive a discount. The cost for five lessons is $115 for Passholders, $120 for residents and $140 for non-residents. Lesson scheduling is subject to instructor availability. For further information, call (313) 943-2346.
Birthday Parties / Rentals
Enjoy exclusive use of our natatorium at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center for your party or gathering. Our natatorium includes a leisure pool with zero-depth entry, water slide, lazy river, bubble couch and spray amusements; a 25-yard long lap pool with a diving well and a drop slide; spa; and outdoor terrace. Our natatorium facilities are available for rent weekdays beginning at 9 p.m., Saturdays starting at 6 p.m. and Sundays beginning at 5 p.m.
Lap Pool, $150/hour with a two-hour minimum
Leisure Pool, $200/hour with a two-hour minimum
All pool rentals require a $150 deposit. We can also include time in our natatorium as part of any Birthday Party Package. For further information concerning the rental of our natatorium, call (313) 943-2381 or click here for our facility rentals page.
*Prices are subject to change.
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