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Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Is the Prospect Park Dog Beach Safe from Toxic Algae? Here's How to Tell

Testing for harmful blue-green algae is done every week, the Prospect Park Alliance said.

Upper East Side »

Adults Face Fears and Learn to Swim at Asphalt Green

Asphalt Green's adult immersion swim class helps people overcome their fear of the water.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Toxic Algae Harmful to Dogs Found in Prospect Park Lake

The Department of Environmental Conservation says the blue-green algae bloom is "widespread."

East Harlem »

Best Public Outdoor Pools in the City

Whether you're working out or soaking up the sun, there's a pool to suit you opening Saturday.

Gowanus »

Toxic Avenger: Man Swims Gowanus Canal for Earth Day

Clean-water advocate Christopher Swain said, "The poop was expected" after emerging from the water. 

Coney Island »

VIDEO: Thousands Brrrrave Frigid Water for Coney Island Polar Bear Swim

More than 2,500 people swam in the ocean for the New Year's Day tradition, organizers said. 

South Beach »

See Who Was Hanging Out at South Beach This Weekend

Sunbathers at Staten Island's South Beach stopped for a photo and a chat.

Prospect Heights »

5 Spots for Your Dog to Swim in New York City

DNAinfo New York rounded up the best places in the city to take your dog for a dip.

Williamsburg »

Police Searching for East River Swimmer Swept Away by Current

Steven Middleton, 21, jumped off a pier to swim with three friends, police sources said.

West Harlem »

Harlem School Hopes Lessons in Pool Save Lives

Agnes Davis, president and CEO of swim, swim, swim I Say, teaches classes at P.S. 125 in West Harlem.

Chelsea »

Group Behind Hudson River Swim Says This Summer's Event May Be the Last

NYC Swim, which also organizes a swim around Governors Island, warned it is ending some future events.

Yorkville »

More Than 1,000 Kids to Take Part in Swim Meet at Asphalt Green

The event will raise money for free swim classes for public school students.

Chelsea »

London Terrace Rental Tenants May Lose Access to Popular Pool

The complex's pool would be open to co-op owners but not renters.

Upper East Side »

Triathlon Coach Who Lost 100 Lbs. Hopes to Inspire Others

Pat Perretta coaches the Simply Tri program at Asphalt Green, which he said saved his life.

Midtown »

Endurance Athlete Swimming for 48 Hours Straight in Herald Square

Diana Nyad, who swam from Cuba to Florida, is raising money for Hurricane Sandy victims.