On a hot summer day, there’s nothing better than hitting the pool (and bonus points if that pool also includes a rooftop bar!). Here’s our list of the best pools in NYC and Jersey City offering day passes!
I did a staycation here last year and had a blast. You can’t beat the area! This luxury hotel will have you feeling like you’re in the Hamptons. A rooftop pool and bar attracting chic clientele! You can purchase lounge passes for $80 Wednesday and Thursdays, Fridays $100 or weekend chaise lounge passes can be purchased for the entire day at $150. or $100 per person for two seating blocks.
Reservations are strongly recommended and are limited to groups of 1 or 2 people to maintain social distancing guidelines for the pool area. For groups up to 10 people, they recommend reserving a Cabana.
Go go website to reserve/purchase
Explore an aquatic sanctuary in the heart of Long Island City. Featuring custom cocktails, premium poolside food, floating mirror globes, and tropical tunes to set the mood.
Minimums start at $500 for up to 8 guests and are subject to change based on date, availability, and desired seating location.
Table minimums are quoted by party size, location, day and event
Table minimums do not include: Food, Tax, Resort fee* or gratuity.
Perched above Vale Park, Vale Pool is the longest outdoor hotel pool in Brooklyn and greater New York City. Explore Vale Terrace, a 5,000 sq. ft. immaculately landscaped open-air venue on the pool level, which provides natural shade and additional seating. Keep in mind that have limited passes available and are booked for slots- morning or afternoon. They also book out in advance.
To purchase go to this website
McCarren Hotel Pool is now open for the season! They release tickets 24 hours in advance. If you go early you will get a good spot by the pool. The later you go the more crowded it is. Not very kid friendly. Bar and food available after 11am. One pool bed is $160, a double is $220.
Buy tickets day before here
For a unique and refreshing day trip from Jersey City, check out Highlands Natural Pool! Located alongside Norvin Green State Forest, this freshwater, stream-fed pool is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
For just $8-10 for a day pass, the Walter E. Ulrich Pool is the perfect summer getaway for families with kids! A quick 30 minute drive from the city, an afternoon cooling off at the pool is totally worth it.
For a list of Jersey City Municipal pools go HERE