New York City’s outdoor pools re-open tomorrow, including Hamilton Fish Pool on Pitt St. and Houston St. The Olympic-sized, local favorite is open from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a break for pool cleaning between 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Lap swims are from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. for early birds and 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for night owls in July and at dusk from August through Labor Day. A free t-shirt is up for grabs for participants who swim 25 miles or more over the summer and prizes are awarded to the top three male and female distance swimmers from each pool program.
Registrations for lap swims are available online through September 2. If you do not have access to a computer or have trouble finding the application online, forms are available at the lap swim pool site during lap swim program hours. Free swimming lessons are also available throughout the summer and numerous special programs which can be found here.
For more information on Hamilton Fish Pool, visit the website.