Roosevelt Island Sportspark


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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Roosevelt Island Sportspark
250 Main Street, Roosevelt Island
New York, NY 10044
(212) 832-4569

Adult Admission Price & Policy

$5.00; SC Free. [February, 2020]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25y, 6 lanes, 3½f - 8½f depth, indoors, 84ºF (29ºC) +/- 2ºF (1ºC).


New York City (All 5 Boroughs)
40.756419, -73.954803

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

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Facility Reviews

The facilities are a bit worn, but clean, and the pool area is bright. The water temperature is decent for laps. The number of lanes available for lap swimming varies, so call for details. On a Sunday at 1:30 PM, I had a lane to myself. Swim caps and locks are required (although no one checked that I had a lock). Kickboards are available pool side, but pull-buoys are hard to come by. Note that island accessibility is limited to one subway stop on the F train, the cable tram, and a bridge from Queens. This may be the best swimming deal close to Manhattan.
[September, 2014]
Spacious, bright and not crowded the half-dozen times I swam there. Friendly vibe and interesting people at this off-the-beaten-path treasure of a pool. I found a full complement of equipment. Bring a lock or wear your suit under your clothes and make a beeline for the pool deck, which many people do. Locker rooms are cramped and not well maintained, but don't let that deter you.
[September, 2020]