St. Mary's Pool
To access St. Mary's Pool, you must have a Recreation Center membership.
Location: St. Ann's Avenue and E. 145th Street
Directions via Google Maps
Phone: (718) 402-5157
St. Mary's Park is one of the original parks in the Bronx. Commissioner Robert Moses wanted a place for people to be able to socialize and play in cold weather months, resulting in the New York's first full service, indoor recreation center opening at St. Mary's in 1951. Housing an indoor pool, gymnasium, locker and shower rooms.
Join a Recreation Center
When you join a recreation center with a pool, you'll have access to year-round swimming and the chance to attend free aquatics programs such as Learn to Swim. Your membership will give you access to use every recreation center in the city, including all 12 indoor pools.
Becoming a Member
Annual memberships for recreation centers with pools cost $150 for adults, and $25 for seniors (ages 62 and older). Membership is free for anyone under the age of 18. As of July 1, 2013, memberships will cost $25 for young adults (ages 18-24).
Want to learn to swim or improve your stroke? Join one of our free aquatics programs!
Learn more about our swimming programs.
Visit an Outdoor Pool
Each summer, we open up free outdoor pools in all five boroughs. Find an outdoor pool near you.