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Swimming Programs

The Department of Recreation offers open swim and learn to swim programs for residents of every age.  The department utilizes various public school pools throughout the year. In addition, Pershing Field Pool is open all  year roundPavonia Pool and Lafayette Pool and Aquatics Center are outdoor pools which are open for the summer months.  There is a fee required for Pershing Field Pool.  All pool schedules and fee information can be found below.

 Pools and Sprinklers Open City Wide! 

Schedule
 

The following is a list of pools that will be open for use:   

 

 Lafayette Pool & Aquatic Center (303 Van Horne Street):  

May 27th – June 22nd, Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Holiday schedule 12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

June 23rd – September 4th, Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Holiday schedule 12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 

Pershing Field Pool (201 Central Avenue): **fee required 

June 23rd – September 4th, Monday through Friday from 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.; and Holidays from 12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

            

Pavonia Pool (914 Pavonia Avenues): 

May 27th – June 22nd, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. & 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Holiday schedule 12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 June 23rd – July 27th, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Holiday schedule 12 p.m. to 5:30 pm.

 July 28th – September, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Holiday schedule 12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 

Public School #6 (100 St. Paul's Avenue): 

June 27th – August 4th, Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

Public School #15 (135 Stegman Avenue): 

June 27th – August 4th, Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

August 7th – 25th, Monday through Friday 1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

 

Public School #16 (96 Sussex Street):  

June 27th – August 4th, Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

August 7th – August 25th, , Monday through Friday 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

Public School #27 (201 North Street):  

June 27th  – August 4th, Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

August 7th – August 25th, Monday through Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

Public School #39 (214 Plainfield Avenue): 

June 27th – August 4th, Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

Public School #40 (88 Gates Avenue):  

June 27th – August 4th, Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

Ferris High School (35 Colgate Street):  

June 27th – August 4th, Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

August 7th – August 25th, Monday through Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

 

The following sprinklers will open seven days a Memorial Day through Labor Day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., weather permitting: 

 

Arlington Park (785 Grand Street)

Audubon Park (103-129 Bergen Avenue)

Rev. Ercel Webb/Lafayette Park (Maple Street & Van Horne Avenue)

La Pointe Park (90-92 Dekalb Avenue)

Pershing Field Park (Summit Avenue and Pershing Plaza Roberto)

Roberto Clemente Park (8th Street and Brunswick Street)

Bayside Park (480 Garfield Avenue)

Dr. Lena Edwards Park (325 Johnston Avenue)

Hamilton Park (8th Street, 9th Street and Hamilton Place)

 Terrace Park (Terrace Ave. & Hillside Road)

Venator Watson Park (Stevens Ave. & Martin Luther King Drive)

Virginia Avenue Park (74 - 80 Virginia Avenue)

Wilkinson Avenue Park (146 - 152 Wilkinson Avenue)

Berry Lane Park (when open, June 25th – 1000 Garfield Avenue)

Boyd McGuinness Park (corner of Duncan Avenue and John F. Kennedy Blvd)

  

Proof of residency and a photo ID must be presented in order to enter the pools. Examples include a driver’s license, passport, utility bill, or work ID.

 


 

 

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