The public pools in NYC will be open from June 27 to September 8th this year and will offer swimming lessons for children starting at 1.5 years. The pop-up pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park is no longer but we have a compiled a list of free and for-fee options in our Brooklyn summer swimming overview 2019:

Commodore Barry Pool | Brooklyn Navy Yard | Free

Outdoor pool hours are open daily from 11 a.m. through 7 p.m., with a break for pool cleaning between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. You’ll need to have a swimsuit to enter the pool area. No floaties allowed. Locks are required to enter, and we will not accept luggage locks. You’ll need to leave food, glass bottles, electronic devices, and newspapers at home. Find out more here. Offers free swimming lessons – see below.

Douglass and DeGraw Pool | Gowanus | Free

Outdoor pool hours are open daily from 11 a.m. through 7 p.m., with a break for pool cleaning between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. You’ll need to have a swimsuit to enter the pool area. No floaties allowed. Locks are required to enter, and we will not accept luggage locks. You’ll need to leave food, glass bottles, electronic devices, and newspapers at home. Find out more here. Offers free swimming lessons – see below.

Red Hook Pool | Red Hook | Free

Outdoor pool hours are open daily from 11 a.m. through 7 p.m., with a break for pool cleaning between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. You’ll need to have a swimsuit to enter the pool area. No floaties allowed. Locks are required to enter, and we will not accept luggage locks. You’ll need to leave food, glass bottles, electronic devices, and newspapers at home. Find out more here. Offers free swimming lessons – see below.

Berkeley Carroll School Pool | Park Slope | Fee-based

The Berkeley Carroll School swim center is open to the community during early mornings, evenings, and weekends until end of July. They offer a variety of membership options in addition to group classes for adults and children. $250 per family of four. This pass allows swimmers to use the pool on Sundays 2 to 4 pm (from September through Mid-June) and weekdays from 4-6 pm (June 15 -July 31). Located at762 President St. (between Sixth and Seventh avenues). Find out more here.

DUMBO House | DUMBO | Fee-based

The SohoHouse in DUMBO features a 40-foot pool on the roof top of the Empire Stores. They have specific hours for children (9-5 M-W, 9-2 T-F, 9-11:30 Sat-Sun). The DUMBO House membership for a grown-up is $2,160 annually. There is a one-time registration fee of $550 for adults. Kids also need a membership to access the pool which is $350 per year. Find out more here.

Free swimming lessons @ NYC public pools

NYC Parks are offering free swimming lessons for people of all ages at public outdoor pools this summer. Learn to Swim classes are for toddlers (1 1/2 to 5 years old), children (6 to 17 years old), and adults (18 years or older). Three sessions throughout the summer: Session 1: July 9 – July 23, Session 2: July 25 – August 8 and Session 3: August 12 – August 23. Register through a free online lottery. Applicants who are not chosen will be placed on a waiting list. Lottery registration will begin at 4 am on Friday, June 14 for all Learn to Swim Sessions. Register here.