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Please note: Some programs require advance registration and/or recreation center membership. Always call the contact number provided before attending a program.

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Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: August 25, 2014
End Date: September 6, 2014
Age:Adult  

Available for adults 18 and over. Slow, medium and fast lanes are provided.  Lifeguards help determine your speed and match you with the appropriate lane.

98 lengths=1 mile
49 lengths=1/2 mile
Pool length is 18 yards in the outermost lanes.

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Adult Lap Swim

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Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,4:30 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,4:30 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Saturday: 7:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,3:30 p.m.-5:15 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 20, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

The swimming pool is open for adult lap swimming.

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Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Monday: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 16, 2014
End Date: September 14, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

The swimming pool is divided into lanes for adult and senior lap swim.  This program is open to members ages 18 and over.

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Adult Water Exercise Class

Monday: 7:00 a.m.-7:50 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 a.m.-6:50 p.m.,7:00 a.m.-7:50 a.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-7:50 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-7:50 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-7:50 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m.
Saturday: 7:00 a.m.-7:50 a.m.

Vanderbilt YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 224 East 47th St, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Adults of all ages and physical fitness levels are welcome!

Phone: 212-912-2500
Cost: Free for members, non-members $105/8 classes 

 

Adult and Senior Swim

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Monday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, 177th Street & Baisley Boulevard, Queens

Start Date: February 24, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Open swim for adults and seniors.

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Adult and Senior Swim

(M)

Monday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, 177th Street & Baisley Boulevard, Queens

Age:Adult / Senior  

Open swim for adults and seniors.

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Aqua Aerobics

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Monday: 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Friday: 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, 177th Street & Baisley Boulevard, Queens

Start Date: February 18, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Fun, low impact exercise class in the water!  For adults and seniors.

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Aqua Exercise

Sunday: 8:45 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
Monday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult  

An instructional class of aerobic movements performed in the water, to improve body conditioning, cardiovascular fitness, and flexibility.

Phone: 718-227-3200
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Aqua Exercise

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Friday: 2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult  

An instructional class of aerobic movements performed in the water, to improve body conditioning, cardiovascular fitness, and flexibility.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

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Please note: Programs with this symbol (Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property) are not managed by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. While Parks does its best to maintain accuracy in search results, users are strongly advised to call or email the program organizers directly for up-to-date information.

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Swimming/Aquatics

You may use any of Parks' recreational spaces, except tennis courts, without a permit. However, if a permit holder arrives with a valid permit in hand, you must vacate the field or court. An individual must have a season permit or single-play ticket to use Parks' tennis courts.

Organized play (leagues) requires a permit. Click here for an application and more information about permits.

Commodore Barry

FLUSHING AND PARK AVENUES, NAVY AND NORTH ELLIOT STREETS (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(718) 243-2593 
Type: Wading 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 24' x 24' x 1' 

Coney Island And Coney Island Boardwalk

ON ATLANTIC OCEAN, FROM W. 37TH STREET TO OCEAN PARKWAY (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Beaches
Phone: (718) 946-1350
Beach mats are available at West 33 Street, Stillwell Avenue, West 5th Street, Brighton 2nd Street, and Brighton 6th Street.
Download Brighton Beach & Coney Island Beach Rules (PDF, 20KB)

Crotona

173RD STREET AND FULTON AVENUE (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(718) 731-6872 
Type: Olympic 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 330' x 120' x 4' 
Full Location Details 
rec_center_id: X010 

David Fox/Ps 251

E. 54TH STREET & AVENUE H (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(718) 531-2437 
Type: Mini 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 40' x 20' x 3' 

Douglas And Degraw

THIRD AVENUE AND NEVINS STREET (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(718) 625-3268 
Type: Wading 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 24' x 24' x 1' 

Douglas And Degraw

THIRD AVENUE AND NEVINS STREET (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(718) 625-3268 
Type: Intermediate 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 75' x 60' x 3' 

Dry Dock

E. 10TH ST. BETWEEN AVES. C AND D (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(212) 677-4481 
Type: Wading 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 30' x 20' x 1.5' 

Dry Dock

E. 10TH ST. BETWEEN AVES. C AND D (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(212) 677-4481 
Type: Intermediate 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 75' x 60' x 3' 

Edenwald Houses

SCHIEFFELIN AVENUE & E. 229TH STREET (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(718) 515-2160 
Type: Mini 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 40' x 20' x 3' 

Faber

FABER STREET AND RICHMOND TERRACE (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(718) 816-5259 
Type: Intermediate 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 140' x 76' x 5' 

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Swimming/Aquatics

Team and league sports provide a great opportunity to get fit, socialize, and have fun. Some leagues are casual, while others are more competitive. Email or call the leagues below to find out more about your local team and its players.

NYC Social Sports Club

Boroughs:Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Kickball, Bowling, Dodgeball, Broomball, Team Trivia, Flag Football, Ultimate Frisbee, Inner Tube Water Polo, Volleyball, Soccer
NYC Social has offered casually competitive co-ed leagues in and around Manhattan since 2004. With a focus on the social side of recreational leagues, it has become the city's funnest community of active adults. We offer the following sports: kickball, flag football, volleyball, Dodgeball, mini golf, soccer, bowling, ultimate Frisbee, team trivia, Broomball, and inner tube water polo.
Phone: (212) 929.5353 | Email

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