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May 22

Nyc Parks Kicks Off Summer Beach Season And Reminds New Yorkers To Be Watersafe This Summer

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, announces that the City’s public beaches will open for the season this Saturday, May 23, and remain open through Labor Day Weekend. Lifeguards will be on duty daily, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and swimming is strictly prohibited at all...

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