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NYC Pools Extend Hours Due To Dangerously High Heat & Humidity

All Olympic- and intermediate-sized outdoor pools will be open until 8 p.m.

By Claire Leaden

NYC Pools Extend Hours Due To Dangerously High Heat & Humidity

It’s been a hot hot summer so far in NYC, and that doesn’t appear to be letting up anytime soon.

Heat index forecasts show highs of 95 degrees in NYC today, and a Heat Advisory is in effect from 11 a.m. Thursday (7/15) through end of day Friday (7/16).

Due to the dangerous heat conditions, NYC Parks have extended hours at all of their Olympic- and intermediate-sized outdoor pools. They will be open until 8 p.m. Thursday & Friday.

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Find a pool near you on their website here. And see rules for visiting NYC public pools here.

The Mayor’s office has reminded New Yorkers to stay in air conditioning as much as possible, and to drink plenty of water. You can find “cooling centers” across the city here.

And get ready…because tomorrow will feel ever hotter!

featured image source: NYC Parks, Astoria Park

If you’re looking for even more places to cool down, check out these 10 fabulous hotel & rooftop pools with the best views in NYC.

Tags: summer