3 Public Pools Opening in the Bronx for Summer 2020

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.

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