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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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Public Swim Session 1

Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Monday: 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 5, 2016
End Date: September 2, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Free Open Swim to the Public.

 

Public Swim Session 2

Sunday: 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Monday: 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Friday: 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 5, 2016
End Date: September 2, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Free Open Swim to the Public.

 

Renewal: A Water Exercise Program for Women with Cancer

Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

JCC Manhattan Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 334 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

These free classes are for those recovering from cancer and are co-sponsored by The Comprehensive Breast Center at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospitals and The JCC in Manhattan. To register for all programs, please call JoAnn Fox Weingarten, 212-523-7275.

Phone: 212-523-7275
Cost: Free 

 

Saturday Swim Lessons (Registration Required)

(M)

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink, 131-04 Meridian Rd, Queens

Start Date: June 26, 2016
End Date: August 31, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Learn how to swim with our professionally trained staff!  We teach all age groups and abilities. Lessons are small, with a student-teacher ratio of 8:1, and can be taken progressively, from beginner to experienced.
 
Each series of lessons is composed of ten classes, of 45 minutes each.  Placement in the classes is determined by availability, and by the swimmer's skill level, which is judged by the swimmer's participation in a mandatory water test.
 
Fee: $80 for eight lessons.  Participants must be Recreation Center members.
 
Registration is required.   To register, please call FMCP at (718) 271-7572.

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Senior Olympic Training

(M)

Friday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date: June 24, 2016
End Date: September 30, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Senior's gear up for the senior Olympic games that are held in various places.  Senior's can participate in pickleball, track and field and other various sports.  Senior's ages 50+

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Senior Splash

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 5, 2016
End Date: September 2, 2016
Age:Senior  

Senior Splash offers a stress-free time to socialize, swim, stretch and enjoy the benefits of water in Park's outdoor pools.

 

Senior Water Aerobics

(M)

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 16, 2014
Age:Senior  

Especially for seniors, this aerobics class in the swimming pool is low impact.  It gets your heart pumping without as much stress on your body!

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Summer Camp Swim

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Monday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Friday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 13, 2015
Age:Child  

This swim session is only for registered participants in the Summer Camp Program. 

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T.O.W.-Terrified of the Water

Monday: 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

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

Age:Everyone  

Overcome your fear of water & learn how to swim with underwater or deep water activities.

Phone: 212-912-2500
Cost: Members $105/8 weeks, non-members $190/8 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.

Abe Lincoln

5TH AVENUE & E. 135TH STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(212) 491-1714 
Type: Mini 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 40' x 20' x 3' 

Al Oerter Recreation Center

131-40 FOWLER AVENUE (Queens) | Map it
Cross Streets:

Avery Avenue and College Point Boulevard


Facility Type: Recreation Centers

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Facilities related to Swimming/Aquatics: Pool (Indoor)

Asser Levy

ASSER LEVY PLACE AND E. 23RD STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(212) 447-2020 
Type: Intermediate 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 120' x 45' x 4' 
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rec_center_id: M164 

Asser Levy

ASSER LEVY PLACE AND E. 23RD STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(212) 447-2020 
Type: Wading 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 41.67' x 25' x 1.5' 
Full Location Details 
rec_center_id: M164 

Asser Levy Recreation Center

ASSER LEVY PLACE (Manhattan) | Map it
Cross Streets:

East 23rd Street & FDR Drive


Facility Type: Recreation Centers

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Facilities related to Swimming/Aquatics: Pool (Indoor), Pool (Outdoor)

Asser Levy Recreation Center Pool

ASSER LEVY PLACE AND E. 23RD STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Indoor Pools
(212) 447-2020 
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Type: Intermediate Setting: Indoor Size: 66' x 26' x 8' rec_center_id: M164 

Astoria

19TH STREET AND 23RD DRIVE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(718) 626-8620 
Type: Olympic 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 330' x 165' x 4' 

Betsy Head

BOYLAND, LIVONIA AND DUMONT AVENUES (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(718) 257-1635/6 
Type: Olympic 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 330' x 165' x 4.25 

Brighton Beach

ON ATLANTIC OCEAN, FROM OCEAN PARKWAY TO CORBIN PLACE (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Beaches
Phone: (718) 946-1350
Download Brighton Beach & Coney Island Beach Rules (PDF, 20KB)

Bronx River Playground

E. 174TH STREET & BRONX RIVER AVENUE (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(718) 378-1597 
Type: Mini 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 40' x 20' x 3' 

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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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