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September 9

More Than 18 Million Safely Visited City Beaches This Year, As Citywide Beach Attendance Grows By More Than 22%

City Pool Attendance Remains Steady, With Nearly 1.6 Million Visitors Even with an unusually cool summer, an estimated 18,109,077 people visited NYC Parks beaches and 1,570,342 visited City outdoor pools this summer. Beach visitorship is up by more than 22% from last year (14,826,605), while pool...

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