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Swim with the Best: Join a Parks Swim Team

July 6 – August 11, 2017

NYC Parks offers talented kids and teens an opportunity to join a Parks swim team. Youths between the ages of six and 18 who can freestyle (crawl stroke) a minimum distance of 25 meters in reasonably good form may try out for the team. Practice sessions are held at least twice a week Learn competitive swimming strokes, starts, and turns. Develop swimming skills, knowledge of rules, and sportsmanship, and participate in citywide and championship swim meets.

Swimmers train for the Five Borough Swimming Championship, which will be held at Hamilton Fish Pool in Manhattan on Saturday, August 12.

How to Join the Swim Team

Registration for the summer 2017 swim team will take place in person on a first-come, first served basis at the pool during training days and times only. Registration will begin on Thursday, July 6 and end on Tuesday, July 25. All participants are required to submit a completed application and a copy of their birth certificate before trying out.

For more information please call Citywide Aquatics at (718) 760-6969 ext. 0.

Locations

Bronx

Claremont Pool
170th Street and Clay Avenue
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Crotona Pool
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
Ely Avenue and Burke Avenue
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Mapes Pool
East 180th Street between Mapes Avenue and Prospect Avenue
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Mullaly Pool
164th Street between Jerome Avenue and River Avenue
Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Van Cortlandt Pool
West 242nd Street and Broadway
Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Brooklyn

Betsy Head Pool
Thomas S. Boyland Street, Livonia Avenue and Dumont Avenue
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Bushwick Pool
Humboldt Street, Flushing Avenue and Bushwick Avenue
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Commodore Barry Pool
Flushing Avenue and Park Avenue, Navy Street and North Elliot Street
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Douglas and DeGraw Pool
Third Avenue and Nevins Street
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Howard Pool
St. Marks Avenue and East New York Avenue
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Kosciuszko Pool
Kosciusko Street between Marcy Avenue and Dekalb Avenue
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

McCarren Pool
776 Lorimer Street
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Red Hook Pool
Bay Street and Henry Street
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Sunset Park Pool
Seventh Avenue between 41st Street and 44th Street
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Manhattan

Asser Levy Pool
Asser Levy Place and East 23rd Street
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Hamilton Fish Pool
Pitt Street and Houston Street
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Highbridge Pool
Amsterdam Avenue and West 173rd Street
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Jackie Robinson Pool
Bradhurst Avenue and West 146th Street
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

John Jay Pool
East of York Avenue on 77th Street
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Lasker Pool
110th Street and Lenox Avenue
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Marcus Garvey Pool
124th Street and Fifth Avenue
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Sheltering Arms Pool
West 129th Street and Amsterdam Avenue
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Dry Dock Pool
East 10th Street between Avenue C and Avenue D
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Thomas Jefferson Pool
East 112th Street and First Avenue
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Tony Dapolito Pool
Clarkson Street and Seventh Avenue South
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Wagner Pool
East 124th Street between First Avenue and Second Avenue
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Queens

Astoria Pool
19th Street and 23rd Drive
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Fisher Pool
32 Avenue between 99th Street and 100th Street
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Fort Totten Pool
338 Story Avenue
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
Pier 6 and Victory Boulevard
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Tottenville Pool
Hylan Boulevard and Joline Avenue
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

West Brighton Pool
Henderson Avenue between Broadway and Chappel Streets
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

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

Contact

For more information, please call (718) 760-6969 ext. 0.

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