Cross Island YMCA


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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Cross Island YMCA
238-10 Hillside Avenue, Bellerose
Queens, NY 11426
(718) 551-9300

Adult Admission Price & Policy

$15.00. [May, 2015]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25y, 4 lanes, indoors, 82º - 84ºF (28º - 29ºC).
Pool 2
25y, 6 lanes, indoors, 86º - 88ºF (30º - 31ºC).


New York City (All 5 Boroughs)
40.732950, -73.727788

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

We have no notes for this facility.

Facility Reviews

This is a family-oriented facility; it is crowded and lap etiquette is not followed. Although it has two pools, both are usually crowded especially on weekends; late in the evening is a little better. The smaller pool (25y, 2 lanes) is kept cooler, 81-82º. The larger pool (25y, 6 lanes) is much warmer, 86º. Lap swimming is available all day but changes from the large to small pool several times. Bathing cap required. No towels or locks are loaned.
I have to disagree with the description of the large pool here as lacking lane etiquette. Everyone there accommodates everyone else and three swimmers to a lane is done with circular swimming rather than sticking to one side or the other. I have never encountered a rude person there and I can’t say that about other pools I have used. It's a nice family pool with plenty of space for singles to swim lanes. The lockers are not great and the showers are small but everything is clean.
[October, 2022]