Family Aquatic Center

Aquatic Center
The East Lansing Family Aquatic Center (ELFAC), 6400 Abbot Road, is an interactive outdoor water facility that provides a safe, family-oriented aquatic experience to patrons. The ELFAC will open for its 2019 season on Saturday, June 1.  

The Family Aquatic Center features a number of interactive water features, including:
  • 140-foot body water slide
  • 190-foot tube water slide
  • concession area
  • diving board
  • drop slide
  • large sunbathing deck
  • picnic areas
  • splash park
  • wet / dry sand play area
  • youth slide and water-play structures
  • zero-depth pool entry

Picnic Areas

Picnic tables are available outside the facility for those who wish to bring their own food. Coolers (except for group reservations) and glass are not permitted inside the facility.


  • Jeff Ellis & Associates’ 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017 Platinum International Aquatic Safety Award

Hours of Operation

The 2019 Opening Day is Saturday, June 1. 

June 1-June 9: Saturday-Sunday; 11 a.m to 6 p.m.
June 10-Aug. 11: Monday-Sunday; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Aug. 12-Aug. 25: Monday-Sunday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Aug. 26-Aug. 29: Monday-Thursday; Closed
Aug. 30-Sept. 1: Friday-Sunday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Last day of the season (Sept. 2); Labor Day: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Please note that the hours of operation may be adjusted due to inclement weather or low attendance. Call (517) 332-4420 for up-to-date information (seasonal only).