Bayonne Municipal Swimming Pool to Open For the Summer

Bayonne’s DiDomenico Municipal Pool to Open for the 2021 Summer Season

Mayor Jimmy Davis has announced that the Mayor G. Thomas DiDomenico Municipal Pool will open for the summer season, beginning Saturday, May 29, 2021, through Labor Day, Monday, September 6, 2021, as weather and public health may permit.

The pool is located on West 16th Street, west of Avenue A, on the upper level of DiDomenico-16th Street Park.

Hours of Operation:  From Saturday, May 29, through Sunday, June 20, the pool will open 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., weekends only.

From Friday, June 25, through Friday, August 13, the pool will be closed to the public on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., to allow City Day Camps access.  The pool will open at 1:00.p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and close at 6:00pm.  The pool will open 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

From Saturday, August 14, through Monday, September 6 (Labor Day), the pool will open 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday through Saturday.  It will be open those same hours on Labor Day.

Only Bayonne residents are permitted into the pool.  Out of town guests are prohibited.

After-hour parties will only be available to BAYONNE non-profit organizations for use.  Availability will be limited.  Private parties are prohibited.

Birthday Parties:  Parties are limited to two hours.  Party Hours:  10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Availability will be limited.  You may reserve a time slot by calling the pool at 201-858-6159.

Senior Swim: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Pete Amadeo, Recreation Supervisor, stated that the daily admission fees for this year will be: children 12 years old and under – $1.00; 13-64 years old – $3.00; and seniors, age 65 and above -$1.00.

You must have a City of Bayonne ID to enter the facility for the normal admission fee.

Any Bayonne resident who does not possess a City of Bayonne ID will be charged $5, if he or she can provide proof of Bayonne residency.

City of Bayonne Resident ID’s can be obtained at the Council Chambers in City Hall, Monday through Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The fee for a Bayonne Resident ID is $5.00.

Please bring two proofs of residency when applying for the City ID Card.

The City also offers seasonal passes for families of four (including parents/guardians and children under age 17) for $200, and each additional child is $15. Seasonal passes for individual children 12 years and under cost $25; for people 13-64 years, $100; and seniors 65 years old and above, $40.

Any child who is a Bayonne resident can present a Bayonne school ID and will be charged the regular admission fee. Anyone with a current driver’s license or non-driver motor vehicle ID card that shows a Bayonne address will be admitted for $5.

The pool will be shut down in the event of inclement weather. Pool patrons can confirm pool closings by calling the Recreation hotline at 201-471-7590, or by visiting the Recreation Division website at, or by visiting the City of Bayonne’s Facebook page.

For safety reasons, please note that no flotation devices are allowed in the pool. That means, the City of Bayonne does not allow pool patrons to wear swimmies, tubes, puddle jumpers, or similar products.

For more information, please contact Pete Amadeo at 201-858-6129 or email BAYONNEREC@AOL.COM.