NYC Parks

Astoria Park Pool

Astoria, Astoria
  • Natalie
    "Bring a lock, don't mind the yelling park (parques) employees."(3 Tips)
    Steven K.
    "Nice pool/setting but super crowded (concurrido) & the locker room is nasty."(2 Tips)
    Mariam M.
    "They offer a lot of classes (clases)!"(2 Tips)
    lauren c.
    "Staff (personal) here is absolutely RIDICULOUS."(2 Tips)
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  • NYC Parks
    NYC ParksJulio 2, 2012
    Astoria Pool is the largest pool in New York City! The U.S. Olympic trials were held here in 1936 & 1964. From this pool, you can gaze upon the Manhattan skyline and the Hell Gate and RFK Bridges. Leer más
  • Runako T.
    Runako TaylorAgosto 1, 2013
    Ha estado aquí más de 25 veces
    This pool is great. It's going on 100 years old so for those that have disparaging remarks they need a reality check & to come to terms w/city living. Or go back to your hotels. Best pool ever!
  • Fodor's Travel
    Fodor's TravelAgosto 21, 2015
    Stop by Queens for a lazy summer day at the city’s largest and oldest pool (dating back to 1936). Once you’re done swimming, you can stroll around Astoria Park along the East River.
  • Kolin
    KolinSeptiembre 1, 2017
    Biggest free public pool in NYC. Don't forget to bring your own lock for locker. Phones and bags are not allowed in pool area.
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupJunio 20, 2012
    You can’t fathom how large this pool is until you experience it. As with any public pool, make sure you bring a lock, wear appropriate suits and follow all the rules.
  • Rudy A.
    Rudy AunkJulio 16, 2011
    The real swimming starts at 7pm with adult laps in 8 lanes. The lanes are split 16 tracts stay to left of line. Stay off the X so serious swimmers can flip turn. Fast lanes 3 on right
  • Landmarks Preservation Commission
    Constructed between 1934-36 the Astoria Park Pool was designated in 2007. Its large size and waterfront location offers swimmers dramatic views of the Hell Gate and Triborough Bridges.
  • funky f.
    funky flavorOctubre 8, 2016
    It's is super worth the trip to the pool. Very clean and surprising enough it is not very crowded. Don't forget to bring a lock!
  • Saving Places
    Saving PlacesAbril 26, 2012
    The streamlined and simple decorative forms, a 32-foot diving platform, and deco-style pool illustrate the Astoria Pool’s 1936 Works Progress Administration beginnings.
  • Val P.
    Val PankovJulio 31, 2011
    To save myself some time instead of going to this 2 ft deep 2000+ kids hole, I fill my bathtub at home, ask all my neigbors to piss in it and have my private Astoria pool session.
  • Christina C.
    Christina C.Agosto 21, 2013
    Ha estado aquí más de 10 veces
    Bring your own lock for the cubby lockers. Wear a bathing suit, they will check. Closed 3-4pm. Packed with young kids. Lap lanes are ok unless they put a senior restriction, not sure at what time.
  • Janine V.
    Janine VeazueAgosto 25, 2014
    Gorgeous views, clean water, friendly neighbors. The perfect summer afternoon activity!
  • Gordon M.
    Gordon MeiJulio 14, 2014
    Largest pool I've ever seen in my life. Divided into sections like a Piet Mondrian by lane dividers.
  • Vicki R.
    Vicki RainesAgosto 14, 2015
    Free! But you need a combo lock to enter. Perfect for a summer morning.
  • Richard L.
    Richard LowryMayo 1, 2012
    Ha estado aquí más de 50 veces
    The complex has hosted two US Olympic swimming trials (1936 and 1964) and is a New York City Landmark.
  • Walyce A.
    Walyce AlmeidaJulio 20, 2012
    WNYC Radio would like to hear how your summer experience here has been and your opinion on whether public pools are good for NYC. Reply here: Leer más
  • Sarah T.
    Sarah TarnopolskyJulio 4, 2010
    Largest public pool in the 5 boroughs. Don't try to wear any coverup that's not white. They'll make you put it in a locker. Anyone know why this is listed as NY, NY rather than Astoria, Queens? Leer más
  • Shaelyn A.
    Shaelyn AmaioFebrero 9, 2013
    The good sledding is on the hill behind the entrance to the pool. Watch out for trees!
  • Eric P.
    Eric PoetsJulio 20, 2013
    It's okay because all thing you can enjoy in the pool and then police sheriff and astoria park security try to create any minor stupid problems. You are going to jail.
  • Ross V.
    Ross VelazquezNoviembre 16, 2015
    A foul beast rests beneath the murky waters of the old diving pool.
  • Mikey B.
    Mikey BonifacioJulio 17, 2012
    Bring a Sufficient Lock for the lockers!
  • Steven K.
    Steven KaplanJulio 24, 2011
    Nice pool/setting but super crowded & the locker room is nasty. Stick to one of the NYC beaches!
  • Mariam M.
    Mariam MahmoodAgosto 26, 2014
    Huuuuuge pool! They offer a lot of classes!
  • Shannon L.
    Shannon LehotskyJulio 23, 2011
    Come with a lock and rubber sole shoes... No jeans allowed!
  • Monica E.
    Monica EvtimovaJulio 26, 2015
    :-) nice pool
  • Rachael Q.
    Rachael QuiselSeptiembre 1, 2013
    If you want to keep your dignity, avoid this pool. Harassed by employees constantly. No phones permitted. Kept from using the bathroom in locker room until I was wearing only a bathing suit.
  • Nugent A.
    Nugent AlexanderJulio 24, 2011
    Make sure to bring a lock and trunks or bathing suit EVEN if you are not going to swim. They will NOT allow to enter.
  • Natalie
    NatalieAgosto 8, 2010
    Completely worth the crap to get in. Bring a lock, don't mind the yelling park employees.
  • lauren c.
    lauren coxJulio 16, 2012
    Staff here is absolutely RIDICULOUS. Did not even make it to the pool before deciding to leave after getting screamed at like a child. No common courtesy and certainly no respect for others. No thx!
  • Richard L.
    Richard LowryMayo 1, 2012
    Ha estado aquí más de 50 veces
    Lobby of the Astoria Pool
  • Patricia
    PatriciaJulio 18, 2013
    Nice pool. However, nasty, dirty, stinky, disgusting, filthy locker room.
  • Curt H.
    Curt HaaseMayo 31, 2010
    It was built in 1936.
  • Tina L.
    Tina LuzisAgosto 7, 2009
    leave ur credit cards at home in case ur bag gets boosted!
  • Mike H.
    Mike HayesJulio 28, 2009
    Don't forget your lock!
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