Swim with the Best: Join a Parks Swim Team

July 8 – August 18, 2019

NYC Parks offers talented youth ages 6 through 18 an opportunity to join a Parks swim team. Swimmers train for the Five Borough Swimming Championship, which will be held at Hamilton Fish Pool in Manhattan on Saturday, August 10.

Practice sessions are held at least twice a week. Practices emphasize stroke technique, endurance and speed training, starts and turns, rules, and sportsmanship.

Cost

Participation is free.

How to Join

Registration is ongoing starting Friday, July 5 for Monday, Wednesday, Friday sites and starting Tuesday, July 9 for Tuesday, Thursday sites. Please register at the pool.

Registration for the summer 2019 swim team will take place in person on a first-come, first-served basis at the pool during training days and times only.

In order to qualify for the team, you must be capable of swimming freestyle (crawl stroke) a minimum distance of 25 meters in reasonably good form. All participants are required to submit a completed application and a copy of their birth certificate before trying out.

Locations and Times

Bronx


Crotona Pool

E. 173rd Street and Fulton Avenue

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Floating Pool

Tiffany Street and Viele Avenue

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Haffen Pool

Burke Avenue and Burner Avenue

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Mapes Pool

E. 180th Street and Prospect Avenue

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Mullaly Pool

E. 165th Street and River Avenue

Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Van Cortlandt Pool

242nd Street and East of Broadway

Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Brooklyn


Betsy Head Pool

Thomas S Boyland Street between Dumont Avenue and Livonia Avenue

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Bushwick Pool

Flushing Avenue and Humboldt Street

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Commodore Barry Pool

Flushing Avenue and N Elliot Place

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Douglas and DeGraw Pool

Douglas Street between 3rd Avenue and Nevins Street

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Kosciuszko Pool

Marcy Avenue between Kosciuszko Street and Dekalb Avenue

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

McCarren Pool

776 Lorimer Street

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Red Hook Pool

Bay Street between Clinton Street and Henry Street

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Sunset Pool

7th Avenue between 42nd Street and 43rd Street

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Manhattan


Asser Levy Pool

E. 23rd Street and Asser Levy Place

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Hamilton Fish Pool

Pitt Street between E. Houston Street and Stanton Street

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Highbridge Pool

W. 173rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Jackie Robinson Pool

146th Street and Bradhurst Avenue

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

John Jay Pool

E. 77th Street and Cherokee Place

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Lasker Pool

110th Street and Lennox Avenue

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Thomas Jefferson Pool

E. 112th Street and First Avenue

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Tony Dapolito Pool

Clarkson Street and 7th Avenue

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Queens


Astoria Pool

19th Street and 23rd Drive

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Fisher Pool

99th Street and 32nd Avenue

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Fort Totten Pool

338 Story Road at Fort Totten Park

Mondays and Fridays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Liberty Pool

173rd Street and 106th Avenue

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Staten Island


Faber Pool

Faber Street and Richmond Terrace

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Lyons Pool

6 Victory Boulevard

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Tottenville Pool

Hylan Boulevard at Joline Avenue

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

West Brighton Pool

Henderson Avenue between Broadway and Alaska Street

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.


There are currently no programs available for registration at this time.

Contact

For more information, please contact our Citywide Aquatics team at (718) 760-6969 Ext. 0