Newark’s six swimming pools open today for the summer season

things to do cardNewark’s outdoor swimming pools are now open to the public.

The six pools — four outdoor, one indoor, one indoor/outdoor — will all offer recreational swimming. (See a list of recreation centers with operating hours and phone numbers attached.) Be sure to note that each pool closes for an hour each day to enable lifeguards to have lunch and allow for pool maintenance.

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Boylan Recreation Center

916 South Orange Avenue, (973) 733-8947

  • Recreation Center Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 7:30 pm; Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm; Sunday: CLOSED
  • Pool Hours: Monday – Friday: 10:30 am – 6:30 pm; Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm; Sunday: CLOSED

Hayes Park West/ Center of Hope

179 Boyd Street, (973) 733-3959

  • Recreation Center Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:30 am – 7:30 pm
  • Pool Hours: Monday – Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm; Sunday: CLOSED

Ironbound Recreation Center

226 Rome Street, (973) 733-3707

  • Recreation Center Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 7:30 pm; Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm; Sunday: CLOSED
  • Ironbound Aquatic Center Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:30 am – 7:30 pm; Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm; Sunday: CLOSED  Phone: (973) 733-5838 or (973) 733-5826

John F. Kennedy Recreation Center

211 W. Kinney Street, (973) 733-5483

  • Recreation Center Hours: Monday – Friday: 7:30 am – 7:30 pm; Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm; Sunday: CLOSED
  • John F. Kennedy Aquatic Center Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 7:30 pm; Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm; Sunday: CLOSED. Phone: (973) 733-6550

Rotunda Recreation Center

75 Clifton Avenue, (973) 733-3677

  • Recreation Center Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 7:30 pm; Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm; Sunday: CLOSED
  • Pool Hours: 10:30 am – 6:30 pm; Saturday: 9:00 am- 5:30 pm; Sunday: CLOSED

St. Peters Recreation Center

378 Lyons Avenue, (973) 733-8006

  • Recreation Center Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 7:30 pm; Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm; Sunday: CLOSED
  • Pool Hours: 10:30 am – 6:30 pm; Saturday: 9:30 am- 5:30 pm; Sunday: CLOSED