Astoria Park Pool is one of The Coolest Pools in NYC.

1. Astoria Park Pool

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Pool · Astoria · Astoria Park (North side), Astoria, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: You can’t fathom how large this pool is until you experience it. As with any public pool, make sure you bring a lock, wear appropriate suits and follow all the rules.

Double D pool is one of The Coolest Pools in NYC.

2. Double D pool

Pool · Boerum Hill · Brooklyn, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Free, Clean and Totally Awesome! Still a secret after all these years – come at the right time and almost the entire pool could be all just for you.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center is one of The Coolest Pools in NYC.

3. Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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Gym · West Village · 3 Clarkson Street (Varick), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: The outdoor pool is extremely busy during the summertime – if you’re lucky enough to score a chair, guard it with your life. Otherwise, enjoy the shallow and clean pool.

Le Parker Méridien New York is one of The Coolest Pools in NYC.

4. Le Parker Méridien New York

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Hotel · Theater District · 119 W 56th St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave.), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: The pool has amazing views of the city – it’s located in the penthouse – and it’s open year round. Non-guests/Members can purchase a day pass for $50.

Metropolitan Pool and Recreation Center is one of The Coolest Pools in NYC.

5. Metropolitan Pool and Recreation Center

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Gym Pool · Williamsburg · 261 Bedford Ave (Metropolitan Ave), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Membership to this center (and all others) is $150 a year. You’ll get access to the clean and slightly chilly pool. Beware of the mandatory showers, they’re cold too!

Sol Goldman Pool - Red Hook is one of The Coolest Pools in NYC.

6. Sol Goldman Pool - Red Hook

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Pool · Red Hook · 155 Bay Street (btwn Clinton & Henry), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: All you can bring to the pool is a towel and a book – what more do you need to enjoy this massive and clean pool. Oh yeah, don’t forget your lock and if need be, a white t-shirt.

Manhattan Plaza Health Club (MPHC) is one of The Coolest Pools in NYC.

7. Manhattan Plaza Health Club (MPHC)

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Gym · Hell's Kitchen · 482 W 43rd St (btwn 9th & 10th Ave.), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Sign up for a summer membership to get access to their amazing pool (with a retractable roof) and everything else this attitude-free gym offers.

Mandarin Oriental, New York is one of The Coolest Pools in NYC.

8. Mandarin Oriental, New York

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Hotel · Hell's Kitchen · 80 Columbus Cir (at W 60th St), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: To access the pool, you could splurge and spend a night here. Then you could go for a swim and take in the spectacular views over the Hudson River.

Soho House is one of The Coolest Pools in NYC.

9. Soho House

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Hotel · Meatpacking District · 2935 9th Ave (btwn W 13th & W 14th St), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: An infinity pool in Manhattan? That’s what members will enjoy – along with impeccable service, comfortable lounge chairs and awesome views.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center is one of The Coolest Pools in NYC.

10. Hamilton Fish Recreation Center

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Gym · Lower East Side · 128 Pitt St (at Houston St.), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: They have the same rules as other city pools, but are much more strict – down to the BRAND of lock you use. However, there’s plenty of room for everyone to enjoy.

11. 92nd Street Y

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Community Center · Upper East Side · 1395 Lexington Ave (at E 92nd St), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: The pool gets overly crowded because it’s not that big. However, it is clean, not overly chlorinated and has great lap hours.

Chelsea Piers Sports Center is one of The Coolest Pools in NYC.

12. Chelsea Piers Sports Center

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Gym · Chelsea · 60 Chelsea Piers, New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: It’s either because of the wide lanes, the clean water or the glorious views of the Hudson, but this is the best lap pool in NYC. $50 day pass for non-members.

Room Mate Grace Hotel is one of The Coolest Pools in NYC.

13. Room Mate Grace Hotel

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Hotel · Theater District · 125 W 45th St (btw 6th & Broadway), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: The swim up bar is fun and different but the mandatory coat check, random cover charges, sky-high drink prices and changing in the bathroom makes the pool lose its allure.

Asser Levy Recreation Center is one of The Coolest Pools in NYC.

14. Asser Levy Recreation Center

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Gym · Kips Bay · 392 Asser Levy Pl (East 23rd Street), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: During the summer, use of the outdoor pools is free. To use the indoor pool, you need a membership. Everything is clean, relaxing, spacious and modern.

SIXTY LES Hotel is one of The Coolest Pools in NYC.

15. SIXTY LES Hotel

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Hotel · Lower East Side · 190 Allen St (btwn Stanton & E Houston St.), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Follow them on Facebook and then attend one of their many weekly pool parties during the summer to enjoy their fabulous Andy Warhol pool.

McBurney YMCA is one of The Coolest Pools in NYC.

16. McBurney YMCA

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Gym / Fitness Center · Chelsea · 125 W 14th St (6th Ave), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: While it’s one of the best pools in the city, it’s generally overcrowded and not great for a serious workout. Day passes are $25.

Riverbank State Park - Pool is one of The Coolest Pools in NYC.

17. Riverbank State Park - Pool

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Pool · Hamilton Heights · New York

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: This massive sports complex has seen it’s ups and downs, but nothing can compare to a 7:30am swim in the outdoor lap pool for only $3 – evening sessions require the $30/month membership.