16th Street Pool to Open Labor Day Weekend and Have Extended September Hours
The Bayonne Division of Recreation is excited to announce the re-opening of the DiDomenico-16th Street Pool, as well as extended hours through September, weather permitting.
All major repairs have been completed and the pool is ready to re-open. A special thank you to Public Works Director Tommy Cotter and his the Public Works Staff for getting the pool ready for re-opening.
The pool will open on Saturday, September 5, from 10:30am to 6:00pm. The Pool will also be open 10:30am to 6:00pm, on Sunday, September 6, and Monday, September 7.
Beginning Tuesday, September 8, the pool will remain open Monday through Friday, from 3:30pm to 6:30pm, weather permitting.
The pool will have regular weekend hours, 10:30am to 6:00pm, weather permitting.
Senior Swim will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Only Bayonne residents are permitted in the pool. Out-of-town guests are prohibited.
There will be no birthday parties or after-hour parties.
City ID required
Pete Amadeo, Recreation Supervisor, said that the daily admission fees for this year will be $1 for children 12 years old and under; $3 for 13-64 years olds; and $1 for seniors age 65 and above.
You must have a City of Bayonne ID to enter the facility. Any resident who does not possess a City of Bayonne ID will be charged $5.
City of Bayonne Resident IDs 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 an ID is $5. Two proofs of residency are required.
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 close in 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 www.bayonnerec.com, or by visiting the City of Bayonne’s Facebook page.
For safety reasons, no flotation devices are allowed. The City does not allow pool patrons to wear swimmies, tubes, puddle jumpers, or similar items.
For more information, call Pete Amadeo at 201-858-6129 or email BAYONNEREC@AOL.COM.
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