Category Archives: swimming

Indoor Swimming Pool Guide

Ann Arbor Indoor Pool Guide

My daughter loves swimming! When she was younger, I found that swimming periodically would help her maintain her swimming skills. Fortunately there are a number of Ann Arbor Indoor Pool options so kids can swim year round.  Swimming Pools The Ann Arbor Indoor Pools below are open to the general public with a daily admission fee. Pools that require a membership are not included in this […]

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5 Big Kid Free Activities – Wednesday Activity Review

Escape the Big Kids This Summer

This is part of our Wednesday Activity Review series. Most of the Wednesday Activity Review series focus on activities for elementary aged students. Today. I’m changing things up and focusing on activities just for preschoolers and toddlers where they can have a break from the big kids who are home for the summer. As a toddler especially, my daughter was very intimidated by the crowds of big […]

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Rolling Hills Water Park – Wednesday Activity Review

Rolling Hills Water Park - Zero Entry Pool

This review of Rolling Hills Water Park is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. On Sunday we made our first trip of the season to Rolling Hills Water Park. We usually visit earlier in the summer, but either my daughter was camping with her Girl Scout troop or we had other activities going on.  Our Visit to Rolling Hills Water Park We had a […]

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Ten Places to Get Wet: Ann Arbor Pools and More

Places to Get Wet in Ann Arbor this Summer

Note: This list of 10 Places to Get Wet: Ann Arbor Pools and More was originally written in 2015, but was updated for 2016 Are you looking for Indoor Pools? Be sure to check out our Indoor Swimming Guide. One of my daughter’s favorite parts of summer is the water – whether it’s swimming, water slides, splash parks, or just getting wet. With the hot […]

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Rolling Hills Water Park – 2015 Review

Rolling Hills Water Park Lazy River

My husband has been asking to go to Rolling Hills Water Park since summer started, but the weather and our plans were not cooperating. When yesterday’s weather cleared from the original stormy forecast, I suggested that we spend Father’s Day at Rolling Hills before our dinner plans. Our Visit to Rolling Hills Water Park We had a great time yesterday at Rolling Hills Water Park. It […]

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School’s Out Weekend Roundup – June 12-14, 2015

Weekend Roundup, June 12-15, 2015

For those of us with kids in the Ann Arbor School District, tomorrow is our last day of school while other local schools have already ended or are in session for another week. I can’t believe that summer is here already. Unfortunately, the weather forecast for Friday is causing havoc with some of our last day of school traditions. But, at […]

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Inflatable Water Slide at Hudson Mills

This summer Dexter’s Hudson Mills Metro Park has added a 3 story tall inflatable water slide. The water slide will be available from 11a-7p daily through Labor Day (weather pending). At first, I thought it was a great idea and another place to get wet to add to our agenda this summer. Then, I started looking at the practicalities. Hudson Mills has […]

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