Athletic Recreation Complex (ARC) - Bernard Baruch College


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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Athletic Recreation Complex (ARC) - Bernard Baruch College
55 Lexington Avenue, Gramercy Park
New York, NY 10010
(646) 312-5061 for community membership information.

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Single-swim admission is not available to the traveling general public.

Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m, 6 lanes, indoors, water temperature not reported.


The center covers the entire block between 24th Street and 25th Street between Lexington and Third Avenues. The entrance is at the corner of 24th Street and Lexington Avenue.
New York City (All 5 Boroughs)
40.74026, -73.98386

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Masters Swim
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Masters Swim
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Masters Swim
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Facility Notes

The pool's current schedule is available on the college's athletic website; see "website", above.

Facility Reviews

Best for staff, students, and alumni but outside memberships are available. Small locker room, but the pool is never really crowded (a miracle in midtown Manhattan). Closed afternoons for swim team.
The women's locker room can be disgusting: with no hot water, or continuously running water, or clogged drains.
Cleanliness of the pool, deck, and locker rooms draws many complaints. The pool has dirt on the bottom and locker rooms are regularly filled with pools of water and clumps of hair.