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East Williamsburg »

Architect Plans Swimming Pool Filled With Water Diverted from Newtown Creek

The pool would use water that typically becomes sewage that overflows into the filthy creek.

Murray Hill »

Man Puts 8-Foot-Wide Pool on His Balcony, Pink Flamingos and All

Justin Holt went to great lengths to build a private — and likely illegal — pool on his balcony.

Central Harlem »

Harlem Y Boots 4-Year-Old-Girl From Pool for Not Wearing Swimsuit Top

The move by the Y, which was following its national policy, sparked debate among Harlem parents.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Is Hot Neighborhood for Cool Sprinklers

From infants to teens, children of all ages can escape the heat with these watery neighborhood hangouts.

Bushwick »

Baby Pool Brings Outdoor Drinkers Heat Relief at Bushwick Bar

Tutu's now has a baby pool from a Greenpoint toy store in its sidewalk cafe.

Greenpoint »

McCarren Pool's Calm Reopening Brings Tight Security and Second Chances

The pool reopened for its second year with a modest crowd and strict entrance rules.

Gowanus »

Gowanus Neighbors Gather to Save Beloved Community Pool

The Double "D" Pool lies in path of EPA's plans for clean up of Gowanus Canal.

Boerum Hill »

Locals Rally to Save Community Swimming Pool

Residents and officials will meet, June 29, at the Double D pool to save it from being closed.  

Williamsburg »

Hasidic Swimming Threatened by City's Refusal to 'Guarantee' Female Guard

Hasidic women say they won't swim without a female lifeguard at Williamsburg's Metropolitan Pool.

Upper West Side »

Where to Practice Anything in the City

Practice your flamenco, perfect your opera singing or perform your play at these spots in the city.

Williamsburg »

Wanted: Female Lifeguard to Rescue Hasidic Swimming Sessions at City Pool

Hasidic women are pleading with the city to hire a female replacement for their year-round swim sessions.

Astoria »

City Unveils Plans for New Astoria Park Pool Performance Space

The Parks Department unveiled preliminary plans for a new performance space in Astoria on Wednesday.

Lower East Side »

Flying Trapeze Center Set to Swing Into Lower East Side

The city's Parks Department is looking for an operator to run a trapeze center in Hamilton Fish Park.

West Village »

West Village Rec Center Closed Indefinitely After Sandy

The Tony Dapolito Recreation Center has been closed more than five weeks because of water damage.