Free Outdoor Public Pools Open in the Bronx

New York City’s free outdoor public pools open on Tuesday, June 28. All public pools are open for two swim sessions every day of the summer- from 11am to 3pm and 4pm to 7pm. Swimmers must be wearing a swimsuit to enter the pool area, and everyone must have a lock for the locker to put their belongings.

Looking for the nearest public pool near you in the Bronx? See the list of Bronx public pools below:

Claremont Pool

170th Street and Clay Avenue

Crotona Pool

173rd Street and Fulton Avenue

Edenwald Houses Pool

Schieffelin Avenue & E. 229th Street

Floating Pool

Tiffany Street & Viele Avenue

Haffen Pool

Ely and Burke Avenues

Mapes Pool

E. 180th Street between Mapes & Prospect Avenues

Mullaly Pool

E. 164th St. bet. Jerome & River Aves.

Playground 174 Pool

E. 174th Street & Bronx River Avenue

Van Cortlandt Pool

W. 242nd St. and Broadway

Unfortunately due to the national lifeguard shortage, there will be no learn-to-swim programs this summer. To learn more about NYC Parks public pools, visit

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