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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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Adaptive Swim (General)

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Monday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Age:Child / Adult / Senior  

The pool is reserved for the Adaptive Swim program for Adult, seniors and Kids. This free program provides: 1) aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle tone, coordination, focus and strength 2) swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.
 

Advanced registration with Citywide Aquatics is required. For more information or to register, please call (718) 760-6969, ext. 0 or visit: www.nyc.gov/parks/citywideaquatics

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Adaptive Swim Lessons

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Friday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 5, 2017
Age:  

Adaptive Swim program for people with disabilities offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise. The program also includes swim instruction that focuses on learning basic swimming and safety skills.

More Information about Adaptive Swim and How to Register

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Adult -Senior Lap/Swim .

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Monday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.,1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.,1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.,1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Friday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

St. Mary’s Recreation Center, 450 Saint Ann's Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: September 10, 2018
End Date: October 31, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Members 18+ are invited to utilize the swimming pool for lap swim.

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Adult Lap Swim

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Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,2:15 p.m.-4:00 p.m.,7:45 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:45 p.m.-3:15 p.m.,7:45 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 2, 2018
End Date: September 23, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

The swimming pool is open for lap swim.

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Adult Lap Swim

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Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.,2:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.,10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.,10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.,10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.,10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:20 p.m.,10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,2:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: September 16, 2018
End Date: October 7, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

For members ages 18 years and over.

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Adult Lap Swim

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Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,3:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,11:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-8:15 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,11:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,6:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 16, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

18+ access to lap swim only.  Water exercise is not allowed during this time.

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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.,6:30 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: November 11, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Open swim for adults and seniors.

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Aqua Boot Camp

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Sunday: 12:30 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: February 8, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Low to high-impact aerobics class held in the shallow and deep end of the pool. These classes utilize the resistance and buoyancy of water to tone the muscles while protecting the joints.

A swimming cap is highly recommended of all swimmers.

Instructor: Carlos Sepulveda

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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.

Brooklyn Bridge Park

BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK PIER 2 (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
Type: Mini 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 50' x 30' x 3.5' 

Brownsville Recreation Center

1555 LINDEN BOULEVARD (Brooklyn) | Map it
Cross Streets:

Linden Blvd. and Hegeman Ave.


Facility Type: Recreation Centers

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Facilities related to Swimming/Aquatics: Pool (Indoor)

Brownsville Recreation Center Pool

LINDEN AND MOTHER GASTON BLVDS. AND CHRISTOPHER AVENUE (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Indoor Pools
(718) 485-4633 

Type: Intermediate Setting: Indoor Size: 75' x 30' x 8' rec_center_id: B270 

Bushwick

HUMBOLDT STREET, FLUSHING & BUSHWICK AVENUES (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(718) 452-2116 
Type: Intermediate 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 75' x 60' x 3' 

Bushwick

HUMBOLDT STREET, FLUSHING & BUSHWICK AVENUES (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(718) 452-2116 
Type: Wading 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 30' x 20' x 1' 

Cedar Grove Beach

EBBITTS STREET AND CEDAR GROVE AVENUE (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Beaches
Phone: (718) 987-2060
Beach mats are available for wheelchair access.

Download Cedar Grove Beach Rules (PDF 1.4 MB)

Summer beach hours: 10:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center

430 WEST 25TH STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Cross Streets:

9th & 10th avenues


Facility Type: Recreation Centers

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Facilities related to Swimming/Aquatics: Pool (Indoor)

Chelsea Recreation Center Pool

WEST 25TH ST. BETWEEN 9TH & 10TH AVES (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Indoor Pools
(212) 255-3705 
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Type: Intermediate Setting: Indoor Size: 75' x 43' x 10' rec_center_id: M260 

Claremont

170TH STREET AND CLAY AVENUE (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(718) 901-4792 
Type: Wading 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 24' x 24' x 1' 

Claremont

170TH STREET AND CLAY AVENUE (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(718) 901-4792 
Type: Intermediate 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 75' x 60' x 3.5' 

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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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