Public swimming pools have gotten the greenlight as Long Island reopens from coronavirus shutdowns and many public facilities are welcoming patrons back to the waters. Much like beaches, which had limited openings Memorial Day weekend, access for now is limited to residents (and in some cases, their guests). Social distancing guidelines are in effect, including steps to limit capacity, although officials universally say masks are not required for those actually in the pool.
TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD RESIDENTS
Visitors are required to bring their own lawn chairs.
SCHEDULE 7-9 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday through September; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through September, Nassau and Roosevelt boulevards, West Hempstead
INFO 516-783-7400, hempsteadny.gov
TOWN OF OYSTER BAY RESIDENTS
SCHEDULE Syosset-Woodbury Community Park, 7800 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury, 516-677-5990, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 12 and Sept. 26; Tappen Pool, Shore Road, Glenwood Landing, 516-674-7100, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. every Sept. 12, Sept. 19 and Sept. 26; Bethpage Community Park, Stewart and Cherry Avenues, 516-733-8404, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 20; Marjorie R. Post Community Park, Unqua Road, Massapequa, 516-797-7990, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 13 and Sept. 27; Plainview-Old Bethpage Community Park, Washington Avenue, Plainview, 516-733-8400, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. daily; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 19.
ADMISSION $8, $6 ages 3-14, $4 seniors ($8-$12 non-resident guests)
TOWN OF NORTH HEMPSTEAD RESIDENTS
Pools open to residents only
Harbor Hills, Shore Cliff Place and Parkwood Drive, Harbor Hills
SCHEDULE 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 2:30-7 p.m. daily through September 20
ADMISSION Fees are waived
INFO northhempsteadny.gov, 516-869-6311
Dix Hills Pool, Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills
SCHEDULE 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 12-13. Open to Town of Huntington residents (and members of the Half Hollow Hills, Commack and Cold Spring Harbor school districts) by reservations for a time slot only. Up to 150 maximum in the pool area with no more than 70 people in the water at any given time. Masks are required for entry for visitors over the age of 2
ADMISSION $7, $6 ages 13-17, $5.50 under 13
INFO 631-462-5883, tohparks.net