NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York City’s public swimming pools will reopen Saturday for the first time since before the pandemic began.

The reopening couldn’t come at a better time, with the heat and humidity expected to return this weekend.

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Pools will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily this summer.

Masks have to be worn on entry and in locker rooms, bathrooms and on the pool deck.

The city’s indoor pools remain closed until further notice.

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CBSNewYork Team