Jersey City Pools and Sprinklers to Open this Week

 

Memorial weekend is a sign that summer is about to start and Jersey City is opening 10 pools and 15 water sprinklers systems citywide to help residents cool off from the heat.

Beginning Friday, May 26, 2017, pools and sprinklers will be open and available for use until labor day. See schedules below.

The following pools will be open for use.

Lafayette Pool & Aquatic Center (303 Van Horne Street):

May 27th – June 22nd, Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; and Holidays from 12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

June 23rd – September 4th, Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; and Holidays from 12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Pershing Field Pool (201 Central Avenue): **fee required

June 23rd – September 4th, Monday through Friday from 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.; and Holidays from 12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Pavonia Pool (914 Pavonia Avenues):

May 27th – June 22nd, Monday through Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; and Holidays from 12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

June 23rd – July 27th, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; and Holidays from 12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

July 28th – September, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; and Holidays from 12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Public School #6 (100 St. Paul’s Avenue):

June 27th – August 4th, Monday through Friday from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Public School #15 (135 Stegman Avenue):

June 27th – August 4th, Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

August 7th – 25th, Monday through Friday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Public School #16 (96 Sussex Street):

June 27th – August 4th, Monday through Friday from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

August 7th – August 25th, , Monday through Friday 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Public School #27 (201 North Street):

June 27th  – August 4th, Monday through Friday from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

August 7th – August 25th, Monday through Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Public School #39 (214 Plainfield Avenue):

June 27th – August 4th, Monday through Friday from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Public School #40 (88 Gates Avenue):

June 27th – August 4th, Monday through Friday from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Ferris High School (35 Colgate Street):

June 27th – August 4th, Monday through Friday from 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

August 7th – August 25th, Monday through Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The following sprinklers will open seven days a Memorial Day through Labor Day 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 http://jerseycitynj.gov/swimming/sprinklers/ or call 201-547-5003.