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Eugene J. Ellison Municipal Pool & Waterslide

Subfacility of Lac Sainte Clair Park

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  1. Pool
  2. Restrooms
  • Park passes are required for entry to this park
  • Waterslide is currently undergoing maintenance

A source of refreshing entertainment for the whole family is the Eugene J. Ellison Municipal Pool & Waterslide. Located inside Lac Sainte Claire Park (behind City Hall), this facility is convenient and fun. Persons using the waterslide must be at least 42 inches tall. Double sliding is not allowed. Metal objects of any kind are not allowed on the waterslide.

Pool attendees must present proof of residency in the form of a driver’s license or SCS park pass to receive the resident rate. All park entrants must show a park pass to enter Lac Sainte Clair Park.



TicketResident PriceNonresident Price (must be accompanied by a SCS resident)
Senior (55 & older)$4$7
Twilight Swimming (7-9 PM)


Resident Seasonal Pass

TicketResident Price
Senior (55 & older)$35
Family of 4$90
     - Additional family members$20 each


Open Swim:

  • 1-9 PM, Monday - Friday
  • 10 AM-9 PM, Saturday & Sunday

Senior Water Aerobics:

  • 10-11 AM, Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Senior Water Aerobics will be offered on a smaller scale this summer and open to residents of St. Clair Shores only. Temperature check required upon entry.  Maximum of 125 persons per session.  Showers and locker rooms will be available for use before and after. Punch Cards good for 20 uses will be available at the Pool and Parks & Recreation Office. 

Pool Office

  • April 10-June 16: 8 AM-4 PM, Monday - Friday
  • June 17-Sept. 4: 8 AM-9 PM daily

Park Passes

  •  $10 per family
    • Children under 18 included under their parents' passes
    • given to spouses/parents only
  • $7 for a single adult
  • $5 for a senior pass (62 and older)
  • $7 for a senior couple
  • Each park pass allows five guests per visit
  • Annual - lasts all year from Jan. 1-Dec. 31

St. Clair Shores city parks are known as some of the best in the area, a pleasure for the whole family, from the waterfront to the local neighborhoods. St. Clair Shores parks are open to all residents; however, the three waterfront parks require annual passes to access.

Visit the Parks and Recreation Department inside Civic Arena to obtain a park pass.

Please remember to bring a valid photo ID to verify SCS residency. If you have any questions, please call 586-445-5350.