Marie Curie Park is one of NYC Parks' Free Outdoor Swimming Pools.

1. Marie Curie Park

Playground · Bayside · Queens, NY

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Curie-ous? Marie Curie Mini Pool, named for the famous scientist, is a 40' by 20' haven for families during the summer, when J.H.S. 158 is out for the year. . Read more.

Sol Goldman Pool - Red Hook is one of NYC Parks' Free Outdoor Swimming Pools.

2. Sol Goldman Pool - Red Hook

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

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Sol Goldman Pool isn't the first body of water here: this part of Red Hook was once underwater! Today, this olympic-size pool is near a rec center and ballfields, so there's always a way to work out! Read more.

Astoria Park Pool is one of NYC Parks' Free Outdoor Swimming Pools.

3. Astoria Park Pool

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

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Astoria Pool is the largest pool in New York City! The U.S. Olympic trials were held here in 1936 & 1964. From this pool, you can gaze upon the Manhattan skyline and the Hell Gate and RFK Bridges. Read more.

McCarren Park Pool & Play Center is one of NYC Parks' Free Outdoor Swimming Pools.

4. McCarren Park Pool & Play Center

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Pool · Williamsburg · McCarren Park, Brooklyn, NY

NYC ParksNYC Parks: The McCarren Pool was reopened to the public in 2012 after nearly 30 years of disuse. Make sure to check out the historic Play Center and its magnificent arch. Read more.

Asser Levy Recreation Center - Outdoor Swimming Pool is one of NYC Parks' Free Outdoor Swimming Pools.

5. Asser Levy Recreation Center - Outdoor Swimming Pool

Pool · Kips Bay · 501 Asser Levy Place (23rd Street), New York, NY

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Asser Levy is one of two NYC Recreation Centers with both an indoor and outdoor pool. The outdoor pool, used during the summer, is 120 feet long, and four feet deep. Read more.

Lyons Pool is one of NYC Parks' Free Outdoor Swimming Pools.

6. Lyons Pool

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Pool · Tompkinsville · 20 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY

NYC ParksNYC Parks: The distinctive chimney means you're at Lyons Pool, one of the 11 olympic-sized pools built in 1936. From the top of the recreation center, you can see downtown Brooklyn. Read more.

Dry Dock Playground & Pool is one of NYC Parks' Free Outdoor Swimming Pools.

7. Dry Dock Playground & Pool

Playground · Alphabet City · 148 Avenue D, New York, NY

NYC ParksNYC Parks: This area, once home to shipbuilders and dockworkers, now brings people, not boats, into the water. This pool, also called Szold Pool, is 75 feet long & 3 feet deep, with a nearby wading pool. Read more.

Van Cortlandt Park Pool is one of NYC Parks' Free Outdoor Swimming Pools.

8. Van Cortlandt Park Pool

Pool · Van Cortlandt Park · 6000 Broadway (Broadway & 242 st.), Bronx, NY

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Head to the woods to swim at the Van Cortlandt Park Pool. Trees are the backdrop at this 164-foot long pool, the largest non-Olympic sized public pool in New York City. Read more.

Jackie Robinson Pool is one of NYC Parks' Free Outdoor Swimming Pools.

9. Jackie Robinson Pool

Pool · Central Harlem · 147th Street & Bradhurst Ave, New York, NY

NYC ParksNYC Parks: This pool was first known as Colonial Pool before being renamed in 1978. It is one of the most striking public facilities in the city, looking like a combination of a pool and medieval fortress. Read more.

Mullaly Pool is one of NYC Parks' Free Outdoor Swimming Pools.

10. Mullaly Pool

Pool · Concourse Village · (E. 164th St. bet. Jerome & River Aves.), Bronx, NY

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Mullaly Park is a great place for young athletes. In addition to the pools, a skate park, soccer fields, tennis courts, and more can all be found at the park. Read more.

Fisher Pool is one of NYC Parks' Free Outdoor Swimming Pools.

11. Fisher Pool

Pool · East Elmhurst · 32-01 99 ST. (btw 32nd ave and Northern Blvd.), East Elmhurst, NY

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Fisher Pool was built in 1970 after a community effort in East Elmhurst was led in part by Edward Fisher, the pool's namesake. There's room for 180 swimmers in the larger pool. Read more.

Highbridge Park Pool is one of NYC Parks' Free Outdoor Swimming Pools.

12. Highbridge Park Pool

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Pool · Washington Heights · W 180th St (at Amsterdam Ave), New York, NY

NYC ParksNYC Parks: The area that is now Highbridge Pool was once a reservoir supplying water to the entire city. Today, you can see the water tower that remains as you swim in the enormous Olympic-sized pool. Read more.

Fort Totten Park is one of NYC Parks' Free Outdoor Swimming Pools.

13. Fort Totten Park

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Park · Bay Terrace · Totten Road (15th Rd.), Queens, NY

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Dive in! Fort Totten Pool is home to one of the city's few outdoor public diving boards. Read more.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center is one of NYC Parks' Free Outdoor Swimming Pools.

14. Hamilton Fish Recreation Center

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

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Hamilton Fish Pool is so highly regarded that the U.S. Olympic Team used it for practice sessions on their way to the 1952 Helsinki Games. Read more.

Jesse Owens Playground is one of NYC Parks' Free Outdoor Swimming Pools.

15. Jesse Owens Playground

Playground · Bedford-Stuyvesant · Brooklyn, NY

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Jesse Owens won the 1936 Olympic trials at Randall's Island before becoming the world's most celebrated athlete. The playground named for him features a 40-foot mini-pool open in summer. Read more.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center is one of NYC Parks' Free Outdoor Swimming Pools.

16. Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center

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Gym / Fitness Center · East Harlem · 2180 1st Ave, New York, NY

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Did you know? Thomas Jefferson Pool was the second of 11 pools to open in 1936 across the city. About 10,000 people went to the opening ceremony. Read more.

Crotona Outdoor Olympic Pool is one of NYC Parks' Free Outdoor Swimming Pools.

17. Crotona Outdoor Olympic Pool

Pool · Morrisania · 1700 Fulton Avenue, Bronx, NY

NYC ParksNYC Parks: This olympic-sized pool, open in 1936, was designed by architect Aymar Embury II as an art deco twist on a classic French castle. Read more.