NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Lyons Pool

Murray Julbert Ave. bet. Victory Blvd. and Hannah St.

Staten Island

Directions via Google Maps

This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

For outdoor pool details, including hours and rules, please visit our Free Outdoor Pools page.

This property was originally known as Tompkinsville Playground in tribute to the surrounding community and its founder, the remarkable Daniel D. Tompkins (1774-1825). Tompkins' career included terms as Supreme Court Justice of New York, New York State Governor, and Vice President of the United States. During the War of 1812, he bought arms from private citizens and formed a 40,000-man militia for the defense of New York. In 1815 Tompkins founded Tompkinsville, and he established the first steamboat ferry linking Staten Island and Manhattan two years later.

Read More

Directions to Lyons Pool

Know Before You Go

Recreation CentersLyons Pool Recreation Center

Due to the upcoming winter holidays, this Recreation Center is closed on Monday, December 25, and Monday, January 1. Normal Sunday hours are in effect for Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. Happy holidays!
Anticipated Completion: 01/01/2018

Was this information helpful?