PoolBeginning 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)
May 25 – June 21
Monday – Friday 7am – 12pm & 4pm – 6:30pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am – 5:30pm
During public school ½ days: 2pm-6:30pm

June 22 – September 2
Monday – Friday 7am – 6:30pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am – 5:30pm

Holiday Schedule 12pm – 5:30pm

Pershing Field Pool (201 Central Avenue)
*Entrance Fee required / **Non-residents welcome
June 18 – September 2
Monday – Friday 5am – 8pm
Saturday & Sunday 12pm – 5:30pm

Pavonia Pool (907 Pavonia Avenue)
May 25 – June 21
Monday – Friday 8am – 12pm & 4pm – 6:30pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am – 5:30pm
During public school ½ days: 2pm-6:30pm

June 22 – August 1
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8am – 6:30pm
Tuesday & Thursday 8am – 5:30pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am – 5:30pm

August 2 – September 2
Monday – Friday 8am – 6:30pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am – 5:30pm

Holiday Schedule 12pm – 5:30pm

PUBLIC SCHOOL #6 (100 St. Paul’s Avenue)
June 24 – August 16
Monday – Friday:
Learn to Swim: Monday - Thursday 12-1pm
Swim Team: Monday - Friday 2:30-3pm
Family Swim 2:30pm – 4pm

PUBLIC SCHOOL #15 (135 Stegman Street)
June 24 – August 16
Monday – Friday
Swim Team: Monday - Friday 2:30-3pm
Family Swim 2:30pm – 4pm

August 19 – August 23
Monday – Friday
Family Swim 1pm – 4pm

PUBLIC SCHOOL #16 (96 Sussex Street)
June 24 – August 16
Monday – Friday
Learn to Swim: Monday - Friday 12-1pm
Swim Team: Monday - Friday 2:30-3pm
Family Swim 2:30pm – 4pm

August 19 – August 23
Monday – Friday
Learn to Swim: Monday - Friday 12-1pm
Family Swim 1pm – 4pm

PUBLIC SCHOOL #27 (201 North Street)
June 24 – August 16
Monday – Friday
Learn to Swim: Monday - Friday 12-1pm
Swim Team: Monday - Friday 2:30-3pm
Family Swim 2:30pm – 4pm

August 19 – August 23
Monday – Friday 1pm – 4pm
Learn to Swim: Monday - Friday 12-1pm
Family Swim 1:00pm – 4pm

PUBLIC SCHOOL #39 (214 Plainfield Avenue)
June 24 – August 16
Monday – Friday
Learn to Swim: Monday - Thursday 12-1pm
Swim Team: Monday - Friday 2:30-3pm
Family Swim 2:30pm – 4pm

PUBLIC SCHOOL #40 (80 Gates Avenue)
June 24 – August 16
Monday – Friday
Learn to Swim: Monday - Thursday 12-1pm
Swim Team: Monday - Friday 2:30-3pm
Family Swim 2:30pm – 4pm

August 19 – August 23
Monday – Friday 1pm – 4pm 

PUBLIC SCHOOL #41 (59 Wilkinson Avenue)
June 24 – August 16
Monday – Friday
Learn to Swim: Monday – Thursday 4:30-5:30pm
Swim Team: Monday - Friday 2:30-3pm
Family Swim 2:30-5:30

August 19 – August 23
Monday – Friday
Learn to Swim: Monday - Thursday 4:30-5:30pm
Family Swim 2:30-5:30

FERRIS HIGH SCHOOL (35 Colgate Street)
June 24 – August 16
Monday – Friday
Learn to Swim: Monday - Thursday 12pm-1pm & 4:30-5:30pm
Swim Team: Monday - Friday 2:30-3pm
Family Swim 2:30-5:30pm

August 19 – August 23
Monday – Friday
Learn to Swim: Monday - Thursday 12pm-1pm & 4:30-5:30pm
Family Swim 2:30-5:30

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 https://jcrec.recdesk.com or call 201-547-5003. 


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