NYC pools are open for the summer and free to the public. Pool hours are from 11 a.m. through 7 p.m. daily, with a break for pool cleaning between 3 and 4 p.m. Outdoor pools are open from June 26 through September 12, 2021. The City is still determining whether their Lap Swim and Learn to Swim programs are feasible this summer, please check back for updates. You’ll need to have a swimsuit to enter the pool area. No floaties allowed. Locks are required to enter. You’ll need to leave food, glass bottles, electronic devices, and newspapers at home.

Pools in our neighborhood:

  • Douglas and DeGraw Pool in Gowanus
  • Commodore Barry Pool by the Navy Yard
  • Red Hook Pool between Bay and Henry Streets
  • PS 20 Playground mini pool in Fort Greene