(credit: NYC Parks)

5 Best Public Pools In New York City

New York City has plenty of beaches, sure, but it also has tons and tons of glorious pools, more than 30 in fact.


Saxon Woods Park pool

Tri-State Area Residents Try To Stay Cool During Summer Scorcher

The day’s 95-degree heat had New Yorkers working out their coping strategies.


Crotona Park pool on June 27, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYC’s Outdoor Public Pools Open For The Summer

The city’s 55 outdoor public pools opened Friday.


McCarren Pool

Report: 2013 Saw Jump In Number Of People Sneaking Into City Pools After-Hours

As New York City prepares to close its outdoor public pools for the season, one statistic is making a bit of a splash: A jump in people caught swimming after-hours.


Pop Up Pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Mobile Couch: Pop-Up Pool At Brooklyn Bridge Park

Just in time for this week of intense heat, The Couch has found a new way to cool down. TV 10-55’s Alex Denis and the Mobile Couch visited the pop-up pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park.


Coney Island In The Summer

Summer Kicks Off With Special Meaning For Sandy-Ravaged Areas

The weather Saturday was perfect for a summer kickoff, and nearly eight months after Superstorm Sandy, this season has very special meaning.


Dr. Angela Beale gets kids swimming at an early age. (Credit: Dr. Angela Beale)

Adelphi Instructor: Get Kids Swimming At An Early Age

An instructor at Adelphi University is working to end drowning tragedies by urging parents to get their children into the water at an early age.


Woman in Bed (file / credit: clipart.com)

Hot Summer Days Can Mean Sleepless Nights

Hot summer weather is great for so many activities, but presents a problem for one that you need to get through all the rest.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images

A Guide To Manhattan’s Public Pools

Swimmers know that low-cost and clean don’t always go together when it comes to public pools. So which pools in the city are the best price, and which offer the best hours and amenities for a bit higher price?

CBS New York–07/21/2011

Lasker Pool in Central Park - New York, NY - Jun 29, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Children Celebrate As New York City Pools Open For Season

Get on your swim trunks, bikinis, and one-pieces. New York City’s public pools are open for the season!


(photo credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Free Beaches And Pools For Kids

Summer is almost over, but it is not too late to enjoy all things water related. Here’s a look at some of our favorite free beaches and pools in the city. BEACHES Rockaway Beach and […]

CBS New York–08/19/2010