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Summer Fun Guide

Stay cool at the pool! Our free outdoor pools are open from Wednesday, June 29 through Labor Day. 

Find an outdoor pool

Plan a beach day! Our beaches are open through Labor Day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Remember to swim only when lifeguards are around.

Find a beach

Pack a picnic and come enjoy free movie screenings under the stars. 

View movie showtimes

Enjoy music from around the world, right in your neighborhood.

Find a free concert

Learn how to swim; take a water aerobics class; join a swim team, and more!

Learn about our swim programs

Make our parks your gym—join an outdoor fitness class.

Find an outdoor fitness class

The hottest gallery this summer is your local park.

View Public Art Projects

Enjoy NYC's spectacular views and natural areas while paddling along our waterways.

View canoeing and kayaking events

Summer Sports

Sports fields, tennis courts, and more for all the city’s amateur athletes, casual sports teams, and aspiring Olympians.

Outdoor Adventures

Explore the great outdoors and become one with nature, all without having to leave the city.

Arts & Culture

From dance parties to performances, we can take you around the world right here in NYC!

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