NYC’s public pools are great for cooling off in the summer. Here are some tips for staying safe while you swim!
Swimming can be a great way to exercise, cool off on a hot day, or have some fun with your family. Lucky for New Yorkers, the city is full of free outdoor pools that open in the summer. Find one near you here!
Most public pools are open daily from 11am–7pm until Labor Day. Before you head out to swim, check out these safety tips to help you and your family have a healthy, fun-filled summer!
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