It is a well known fact that New York summers are the worst. They are hot, humid, sticky and there is no fresh air to breath anywhere. This is when a pool would come in handy, but you're not the first person to think of it. You could pay the big bucks to go to a hotel pool, or you could go to that possibly disease-ridden YMCA pool around the corner. We have saved you the struggle of finding the perfect free pool with our Guide to the Best NYC Free Swimming Pools. Enjoy a refreshing day in the pool, with doggy paddle room to spare—it's on us.

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