Pool Beginning Saturday, May 25, 2019, pools and sprinklers will be open and available for use. All sprinklers will be   kept on Memorial Day through Labor Day 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week for those looking to beat the heat.   A list of pool and sprinkler locations and hours is provided below.

 Swim lessons and programs are also available to Jersey City residents through the Recreation Department. The   pool openings serve as a continuation of the Fulop administration’s commitment to the growth and development of recreational programs within the community.

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

Lafayette Aquatics Center (303 Van Horne Street)
(201) 273-6518
Open until Labor Day, September 2
Monday – Friday 7am – 9am Adults Only
Monday – Friday 9am – 6:30pm Family Swim
Saturday & Sunday 10am – 5:30pm
Holiday Schedule 12pm – 5:30pm

Pershing Field Pool (201 Central Avenue)
*Entrance Fee required / **Non-residents welcome
**Indoor pool open all year round
201-547-6886
Monday – Friday  5am – 8pm
Saturday & Sunday 12pm – 5:30pm
Holiday Schedule 12pm – 5:30pm

Pavonia Municipal Pool (West Side Ave & Pavonia Ave) 

201 547-4692
Open until Labor Day, September 2
Monday – Friday 8am – 9am Adult Swim
Monday – Friday 9am – 6:30pm Family Swim
Saturday & Sunday 10am – 5:30pm
Holiday Schedule 12pm – 5:30pm

PUBLIC SCHOOL #16 (96 Sussex Street)
August 12 – August 23
Monday – Friday
Learn to Swim: Monday - Friday 12-1pm
Family Swim 2:15pm – 4pm

PUBLIC SCHOOL #27 (201 North Street)

August 12 – August 23
Monday – Friday 
Learn to Swim: Monday - Friday 12-1pm
Family Swim 1:00pm – 4pm

PUBLIC SCHOOL #41 (59 Wilkinson Avenue)
August 12 – August 23
Monday – Friday
Learn to Swim: Monday - Thursday  12pm -1pm & 4:30pm-5:30pm
Family Swim 1pm to 6pm

FERRIS HIGH SCHOOL (35 Colgate Street)
August 12 – August 23
Monday – Friday
Learn to Swim: Monday - Thursday 12pm-1pm & 4:30-5:30pm
Family Swim 2:30-6pm




The following sprinklers will open seven days a week, May 24 until September 8, 2019, 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.

Residents can also partake in additional recreational programming this summer, including: outdoor basketball, volleyball, flag football, soccer, and lacrosse. These programs, like the many others, are a reflection of the Fulop administration’s goal to create a diverse offering of educational and inspiriting activities for all residents.

For more information on Pools and Park Sprinklers and Learn to Swim Programs in your area please visit jcrec.recdesk.com or call 201-547-5003.

 

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