Free Pool Friday as High Temperatures Enter the Region

Free Pool Friday as High Temperatures Enter the Region

With high temperatures forecasted for the region this week, Supervisor Joseph Saladino today announced that all Town of Oyster Bay community pools will open for the season a day early, on Friday, June 21st, with FREE admission for residents. The Town of Oyster Bay operates five pool facilities, including Bethpage Community Park, Marjorie Post Community Park, Plainview-Old Bethpage Community Park, Syosset-Woodbury Community Park, and a saltwater pool at Tappen Beach in Glenwood Landing.


“The warm, sunny days of summer are upon us and all residents are welcome to join us for free Friday swim on June 21st at pools open for the season,” said Supervisor Saladino.


Pool hours from Friday, June 21st through Labor Day, Monday, September 2nd will be 11am to 7pm daily, weather permitting. Additionally, extended hours until 8pm, will be offered as follows (weather permitting) at the following locations on the following schedule:


  • Monday: Syosset-Woodbury
  • Tuesday: Plainview-Old Bethpage
  • Wednesday: Bethpage
  • Thursday: Marjorie R. Post
  • Fridays: ALL pools open late including Tappen


Pool memberships can be obtained at each park location. Memberships are available at community park pools for both park district residents and non-park district residents. Daily admission rates, nanny memberships and group access are also available. In addition to the great new amenities at pool facilities, the Town is offering swimming lessons at local pools to members age five and older. Applications to register for swimming lessons will be available at each location, with four swim lesson sessions available to choose from.


The Town will also offer a swim team this summer at outdoor pools located in Syosset-Woodbury Community Park and Marjorie R. Post Community Park in Massapequa. Town of Oyster Bay residents aged 6 to 16 are eligible to register for the swim program. Practices will be held on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays, from 9:30am to 10:30am beginning Monday, July 1st. Swim meets will be held Saturday mornings and class meets will be held Tuesday afternoons. Schedules will be distributed the first week of practice.


For more information, including membership rates, and schedules for swim lessons, please visit