ANN ARBOR, MI – On December 7, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued a new order which extended the State’s three-week pause as numbers of newly infected and hospitalized residents remains alarmingly high. The Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission and the Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center continue to place the safety of members and staff at the highest priority. The Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center will continue to enforce capacity limits, social distancing, and face coverings for all people, members and staff, that enter our facility. Keeping in mind, both the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services extension of the three-week pause, and our change in plans with regards to our shelter collaboration, and making some minor adjustments to facility hours beginning on Monday, December 14, 2020 and lasting through Sunday, January 10, 2021.
Effective December 14, 2020 through January 10, 2021 the facility’s hours will be:
Monday – Friday: 6:00 am – 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm (The facility will be closed weekdays between 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm for cleaning)
Saturday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Christmas Eve: 6:00 am – Noon
Christmas Day: Closed
New Year’s Eve: 6:00 am – 5:00 pm
New Year’s Day: Closed
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.
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, washtenaw.org/parks. For information about COVID-19 and visit the Washtenaw County Health Department’s website.
Recreation Center Superintendent, Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission
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 washtenaw.org/parks on Facebook and Instagram, or call 734-971-6337.