Current Facilities

(In Alphabetical Order)

Brooklyn Bedford-Union Armory (BBUA)

Status: Active. See BBUA’s COVID-19 Policies & Procedures.

Location: Brooklyn Bedford-Union Armory, Major R. Owens Health & Wellness Community Center, 1561 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225, (Between Union Street and President Street)

Public Transportation: Take the 2/3/4/5 Train or Franklin Avenue Shuttle (S) train to Franklin Avenue-Medgar Evers College. Take the B43, B44, B48 or B49 bus service to Union Street/Presidents Street/Carroll Street.

Bicyclists: There are Citibike docks at the corner of Bedford Avenue and Union Street.

Convent of the Sacred Heart (CSH)

Status: Active. See CSH’s COVID-19 Policies & Procedures.

Location: Convent of the Sacred Heart School, Athletic Center, 406 East 91st Street, New York, New York 10128 (East 91st Street between First Avenue and York Avenue in the Upper East Side section of Manhattan)

Directions: Take Q Train to 86th Street or 96th Street, the 4, 5 or 6 Train to 86th Street, 6 Train to 96th Street, M86 bus service to 91st Street and York Avenue, or M96 bus service to 97th Street and First Avenue. Walk to 91st Street between 1st and York Avenues.

Gender Neutral Bathrooms: There is a family changing room just around the corner from Security.

Bicyclists: Bike parking options are pretty thin on this block, apparently. Nearest Citibike stops are about 3 blocks away.

John Jay College (CUNY-JCC)

Status: Reopens on September 6 (See CUNY-JJC’s COVID-19 Policies & Procedures)

Address/Location: John Jay College, Haaren Hall, 899 Tenth Avenue, New York, New York 10019 (Tenth Avenue between 58th Street and 59th Street in the Hell’s Kitchen section of Manhattan)

Directions: Take the A, B, C, D or 1 trains to Columbus Circle. Walk west down 59th Street to Tenth Avenue. The pool is located on the “C” Level of Haaren Hall and bathrooms and locker rooms are adjacent to the pool.

Gender Neutral Bathrooms: Unknown

Seahorse Fitness Swim Club (SFSC)

Status: Active. See SFSC’s COVID-19 Policies & Procedures.

Location: Seahorse Fitness Swim Club, Masaryk Towers Recreation Center, 69 Columbia Street, New York, New York 10002 (between Delancey Street and Rivington Street in the Lower East Side section of Manhattan)

Directions: Take F/J/M/Z Train to Delancey Street/Essex Street Station on Lower East Side. As an alternative, take the B/D Train to Grand Street on the Lower East Side or take the M14D Bus to Lower East Side and get off at Columbia Street at Rivington Street. From the subway, walk east on Delancey Street (B/D station is two blocks south of Delancey Street at intersection of Grand Street and Chrystie Street) to Columbia Street (next to the Williamsburg Bridge towards the East River). Turn north (left) on Columbia Street. Enter Masaryk Towers Complex through the gated entrance on the west side of the Columbia Street at intersection with Rivington Street. Enter Seahorse Swim Club through double doors on the west side of building at 69 Columbia Street (through the courtyard on the opposite side of the building from Columbia Street).

Gender Neutral Change Room: Tent on pool deck.

Bicyclists: Bike parking options available inside of the gated security perimeter (use at your own risk). CitiBike station is also located directly outside of the gated security perimeter at the intersection of Columbia Street and Rivington Street.

Old Facilities

Baruch College (CUNY-BC)

Status: Closed to outside rentals due to COVID-19.

Address/Location: Baruch College, Athletic & Recreation Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10010 (at intersection of 24th Street & Lexington Avenue in the Gramercy Park section of Manhattan)

Directions: #6, R, or W Train (or 4, 5, N or Q running local) to 23rd Street. Enter on 24th Street and tell the security guard you’re with TNYA. Pool is in the basement.

Special Rules: Please note that swim caps are required for all swimmers using the Baruch facilities.

Bicyclists: There are several bike racks outside the building entrance on 24th Street.

Gender Neutral Bathrooms: We don’t have this information yet. Feel free to let us know if you find out.

Columbia University (CU)

Status: Closed to outside rentals due to COVID-19.

Address/Location: Columbia University, Dodge Fitness Center, 3030 Broadway, New York, New York 10027 (in the Morningside Heights section of Manhattan, enter campus through main entrance at intersection of Broadway and 116th Street and follow directions below)

Directions: #1 train to 116 St. Enter the campus at the Main Gate at Broadway & 116th St. Proceed down College Walk to the steps in front of Low Library (large domed building with columns). Go up steps and keep walking on left (west side) of Low Library until you see the lion statue. Beyond the statue is the entrance to Dodge Fitness Center, down a flight of stairs below a red flashing sign. At turnstiles, tell the person at the desk you are there to swim with TNYA. You are on the 4th floor of the fitness center. The pool is on the first floor.

Gender Neutral Bathrooms: There is one gender neutral ADA accessible bathroom and shower area located on the second floor just inside the Blue Gym stretching area.

Bicyclists: We are advised that “the Columbia campus is generally a safe place to leave your bike–properly locked up of course with a heavy-duty lock! Also, there’s a bike rack on the brick walkway to the right just before the stairs leading to the entrance of the Dodge Fitness Center. There are other bike racks scattered around campus, but don’t lock your bike to any hand rails you see–Columbia doesn’t like it!”

Long Island University (LIU)

Status: Closed to outside rentals due to COVID-19.

Address/Location: Long Island University, Steinberg Wellness Center, 150 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, New York 11201 (in Downtown Brooklyn, enter campus through main entrance at intersection of Flatbush Avenue and DeKalb Avenue and following directions below, or enter building directly on Ashland Place)

Directions: #2, 3, 4, or 5 Trains to Nevin St., or the B, Q, or R Train to Dekalb. Use the Flatbush Avenue entrance at the corner of Dekalb. Follow the hall and turn left through the double doors into the gymnasium. Stay straight and exit immediately on the right back outside into the courtyard. Cross to the glass doors on the opposite side. Pass the foyer and turn left down one flight of stairs. The locker rooms are around the corner.

Special Rules: Please note that swim caps are required for all swimmers using the LIU facilities and that you must shower before getting in the pool.

Gender Neutral Bathrooms: There is a bathroom outside the physical therapy clinic that is gender neutral in the cellar. There is also one in the hallway where the student locker rooms are if you go through the double doors.

Bicyclists: After you walk past the guard gate and before you head into the swim complex, there are bike racks immediately to your left.

Flushing Meadows Aquatic Center (FMAC)

Status: Closed for Renovation (since January 2020)

Address/Location: Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Aquatic Center, 131-04 Meridian Road, Flushing, New York 11368 (in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens)

Directions: #7 Train or Long Island Railroad to Willets Point (Shea Stadium). Walk south into the park. When you descend the ramp, there will be a bunch of flag-poles; hang a hard left, walking along New York Ave. You’ll have tennis courts on either side of you followed by some golf/minigolf on your right. Turn right on Perimeter Road (aka Flushing Meadows Corona Park Road), cross over a bridge, and the Aquatics Center will reveal itself on your right. It’s a brisk 15 minute walk from the station; please factor this in when planning your travel.

Gender Neutral Bathrooms: There are family locker rooms with individual stalls and private showers. Contact building management to find out policy for use of the family locker rooms.

Hostos College (CUNY-HC)

Status: Inactive.

Address/Location: Hostos College, East Academic Complex, 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York 10451 (in the Hub/Grand Concourse section of the South Bronx)

Directions: Take the 2, 4 or 5 Train to 149-Grand Concourse. Campus is located at the corner of East 149th Street and Grand Concourse.

Gender Neutral Bathrooms: Unknown

Lehman College (CUNY-LC)

Status: Inactive.

Address/Location: Lehman College, Apex Center, 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, New York 10468 (in the Bedford Park section of the Bronx)

Directions: Take the 4 or D trains to Bedford Park Boulevard. Walk west on Bedford Park Boulevard to Apex Center.

Gender Neutral Bathrooms: Unknown

Stuyvesant High School (SHS)

Status: Inactive.

Address/Location: Stuyvesant High School, Community Center, 345 Chambers Street, New York, New York 10282 (in Battery Park City section of Downtown Manhattan)

Directions: Take the 1, 2 or 3 trains to Chambers Street, 2 or 3 trains to Park Place, or the A, C, E to Chambers Street. Walk west on Chambers Street to Stuyvesant High School Community Center.

Gender Neutral Bathrooms: Unknown


Other Pools in the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut Tri-State Area (in alphabetical order) (Borough or City/State indicated in parentheses):