Free Outdoor Pools to Enjoy this Summer

Beat the summer heat and visit any one of these free public outdoor pools in New York City. Your family will love making a splash, especially if it’s in a pool close to home.

July 31, 2018 | HF Healthy Living Team

Looking to cool off this summer? New York City has plenty of free public outdoor pools for the whole family to enjoy.

Across the five boroughs, you can find a pool near you whether you want to cool off, exercise, or hang out. Don’t forget to follow these pool safety tips to stay healthy while having fun in the sun.

Check out the list below and find a pool in your neighborhood.


  • Marcus Garvey Pool: 124th Street and Fifth Avenue
  • Thomas Jefferson Pool: East 112th Street and First Avenue
  • John Jay Pool: East of York Avenue on 77th Street


  • McCarren Park Pool: McCarren Park
  • Lindower Park Pool: East 60th, Mill Road and Strickland Avenue
  • Douglas and Degraw Pool: Third Avenue and Nevins Street


  • Astoria Pool: 19th Street and 23rd Drive
  • Liberty Pool: 173rd Street and 106th Avenue
  • Windmuller Pool: 54th Street and 39th Road


  • Floating Pool: Tiffany Street and Viele Avenue
  • Van Cortlandt Pool: West 242nd Street and Broadway
  • Claremont Pool: 170th Street and Clay Avenue

Staten Island

  • Faber Pool: Faber Street and Richmond Terrace
  • Lyons Pool: Pier 6 and Victory Boulevard
  • Tottenville Pool: Hylan Boulevard and Joline Avenue

For more pools in your area, find one near you here.


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“Free Outdoor Pools.” NYC Parks. Accessed June 25, 2018.

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