This is one of Nassau County's favorite outdoor pools. The impressive complex boasts two water slides, an Olympic-sized pool, a dive pool, a kiddie pool, a training pool, and a sprinkler pool. While it fills up quickly on a scorching summer day, having separate pools is helpful for keeping little ones safe while older kids have fun in the larger pools. Pool entrance fees and hours are located here.
This swimming complex has an impressive diving pool with springboards and platform boards two levels high. If diving from 2 stories up isn't your thing, there's also an Olympic-sized pool and a kiddie pool. Concession-stand offerings are limited, but outside food is allowed in the picnic area. Pool hours and entrance fees can be found on the county website here.
Jones Beach is not only one of Long Island's premier beaches, it offers a nature center, basketball courts, miniature golf, concerts, and a swimming pool. Known as the West Bathhouse pool, this Olympic-sized pool is large but can fill up quickly on a hot day, or on a day when the beach is closed. Arrive early to get your spot. There is a parking fee as well as a pool admission fee. Children younger than 5 are FREE.
This 25,000-square-foot pool boasts two water slides, a state-of-the-art play area, and a separate kiddie pool. There’s also a concession stand. The park offers plenty of other aquatic and non-aquatic activities for the whole family. You must be a resident of the Town of North Hempstead, or a guest accompanying a member to enter the pool. Admission fees vary based on age and member status.
With an Olympic-sized pool, a diving pool, a kiddie pool, an interactive sprinkler pool, and two 30-foot water slides, this park is worth the price of admission. Plan to spend the day and leave time to walk along the waterfront, play on the playground, and fish on the pier. Note that the pool is generally closed to the public Monday through Friday during the morning hours for summer camps. Pool entrance fees vary based on age, and fees are lower if you have a Leisure Pass. Children 3 and younger are FREE. The pool is open to Nassau residents only.
With six different pools, this swimming complex has something for everyone. Young kids enjoy the kiddie pool, training pool, and interactive sprinkler pool, while older kids, teens, and adults can cool off in the Olympic-sized pool and dive pool. The pool is open to Nassau residents only. Pool entrance fees and hours can be found on the county website.
The Centereach Pool welcomes Town of Brookhaven residents and nonresidents alike, though you must make reservations to visit. With a twisting water slide and a sprinkler area for younger kids, this pool seemingly has something for all ages and abilities. Parking is FREE, and the attached playground is large and worth a visit. Pool entrance fees vary based on residency and age.
With three diving boards, a kiddie pool, a playground area, and food concessions, this outdoor pool facility is great for the whole family. Open to Town of Huntington residents only. Admission fees for residents vary based on recreation card status.
All guests can enjoy swimming in the full-sized pool, dive pool, and kiddie pool. There is a concession stand for food and drinks; coolers and outside food are not permitted. The pool entrance fees for Town of Islip residents, as well as non-residents, can be found on the website.
The second outdoor facility in the Town of Brookhaven has a kiddie pool and a large, eight-lane pool. Make a day of it and enjoy FREE admission to the town's ecology center and animal preserve. There is also a large playground and a picnic area available. Parking is FREE with a Town of Brookhaven resident sticker. Reservations must be made in advance. Pool entrance fees vary based on residency and age.
This state park isn't just for golfing. The pool at Montauk Downs State Park is the only public pool in the Hamptons. There is a large Olympic-sized pool as well as a kiddie pool, and showers are available. The park also offers championship tennis courts and a grill room that serves breakfast and lunch. Parking is FREE. Fees can be found on the state park website.