While many things are still closed due to the pandemic, 15 public pools will be opening in two phases across the city. Three of the pools are in the Bronx- Mullaly, Crotona, and Haffen. The pools will re-open in two phases on July 24 and on August 1, and will operate through September 7.
Here’s what you need to know to prepare:
- 15 of New York City’s public pools will re-open for swimming on July 24 and August 1, as follows:
- Open July 24: Bronx: Mullaly Pool; Brooklyn: Kosciuszko Pool, Sunset Pool; Manhattan: Wagner Pool; Queens: Liberty Pool, Fisher Pool; Staten Island: Lyons Pool, Tottenville Pool
- Open August 1: Bronx: Crotona Pool, Haffen Pool; Brooklyn: Betsy Head Pool; Manhattan: Jackie Robinson Pool, Marcus Garvey Pool; Queens: Astoria Pool
- Open TBD: Manhattan: Hamilton Fish Pool
- Pool hours will remain the same: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sessions may be split further at the discretion of the pool managers to accommodate more patrons.
- All pool patrons will be required to wear a face covering to enter the pool facility. Face coverings must be worn in locker rooms, bathrooms, and on the pool deck. They are not to be worn in the water.
- Please maintain at least six feet of social distance, except between members of the same household. If a pool reaches capacity, we may provide patrons with a time of day to return to the line.
- During general swim hours, aquatic programs including Lap Swim, Learn to Swim, Senior Splash & Swim, and Water Exercise classes have been cancelled for the summer.
- If you are sick, stay home. While outside, please wash your hands frequently, cover your coughs and sneezes, and avoid touching your face.
For more information, visit www.nycgovparks.org/facilities/outdoor-pools.