August 27, 2014

Outdoor Pools Summer Schedule

DEARBORN, Michigan – A press release from the City of Dearborn says that “neighborhood pool operations are set to begin June 11.  Hours are daily from 1 – 6 p.m, June 11 – August 14.”   Dearborn residents have been very concerned after reports that 3 out of 6 neighborhood pools would be closed this summer. A large crowd turned out for a protest rally on Tuesday night (31-May-2011), organized by a Dearborn group called  Save Our Pools (SOP).  More photos of the Tuesday night protest rally at Ten Eyck pool are on Flickr and Facebook.

“Neighborhood pools are scheduled to open on June 11″ – according to the press release issued by the City of Dearborn on the afternoon of June 1st.  Dunworth Pool at Levagood Park and Ford Woods Park pool are open for the season. The hours are as follows:

Dunworth

  • Now until June 10, weekdays, 4 – 7 p.m.
  • Now until June 10, weekend and holidays, noon till 8 p.m.
  • June 11 – August 14, weekdays and holidays, 1 – 8 p.m.
  • June 11- August 14, weekends, noon till 8 p.m.
  • August 15 – September 5, weekdays, 4 – 7 p.m.
  • August 15-September 5, weekends and holidays, noon – 6 p.m.

Ford Woods Pool

  • Now until June 10, weekdays, 4 – 7 p.m.
  • Now until June 10, weekend and holidays, noon till 6 p.m.
  • June 11 – August 14, daily, 1 – 6 p.m.
  • August 15 – September 5, weekdays, 4 – 7 p.m.
  • August 15-September 5, weekends and holidays, noon – 6 p.m.
Dunworth Pool at Levagood Park in Dearborn is open for enjoyment. The pool, the largest in Dearborn, can hold more than 1,000 people. It has a zero-depth entry pool, a large lap pool and a separate diving well.Dunworth Pool at Levagood Park in Dearborn is open for enjoyment. The pool, the largest in Dearborn, can hold more than 1,000 people. It has a zero-depth entry pool, a large lap pool and a separate diving well.

The press release says “This schedule is subject to change. Some pools or portions of pools may close early. Check with the specific pool for more information.”  Public budget hearings are being held Monday and Tuesday evenings – June 6 and 7. The topic of closing neighborhood pools is expected to be hotly debated at those meetings.

Swimmers have two payment options. Daily fees for Dearborn’s outdoor pools are $6 for residents with a school issued ID card or a photo ID.

Daily fees for non-residents are $9

Pool tags, good for admittance to the city’s outdoor pools for the entire season, may be purchased at the service desk of the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center.

Prices vary according to age and residency, ranging from $15 for pre-school age children to $100 for a family. Proof of residency and identification is required. Infants under age two are free.

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Comments

  1. Beverly green says:

    Look for old picture (near cherry hills road and denwood street names) not sure I am look for playground of middle around pool. I missed that and after removed pool and put three pools for swimming team and dive do u have picture of that before and after ? My name is beverly green and grew up in Dearborn with Percy and erive green who worked at ford Dearborn. I am deaf

  2. Beverly green says:

    Any old picture before those pools. Playground middle of it that time around 70s I went there all the time