Ford Center to close Aug. 28 for maintenance week

Services limited through Sept. 4

DEARBORN – Most portions of the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center — including the gymnasiums, pools, fitness area and Senior Services Office — will be closed Aug. 28 to Sept. 4 for the facility’s annual maintenance week.

The two pools and spa will close at 1 p.m. Aug. 25. Consequently, passholders will be able to swim at the city’s outdoor community pool — Dunworth — during the shutdown by showing their passholder card.  Dunworth will be open weekdays from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays, Sundays and Labor Day from noon to 6 p.m.

Through Sept. 4, the equipment and facilities at the center will undergo extensive cleaning, reconditioning and refurbishment, including refinishing the floors, cleaning carpeting, tile work in the pools and painting.

“These activities are necessary for the operation of our facility,” Recreation and Parks Director Greg Orner said. “We know they will cause some inconveniences and we apologize for them ahead of time.”

During maintenance week, the service desk at the center will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 28 to 31.

The Michael A. Guido Theater Box Office will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 29 to 31.

The Ford Center will resume normal operations at 5:30 a.m. Sept. 5.

For further information, call 313-943-2350.