Address: 305 East 86th Street and 2nd Avenue @ Yorkshire Towers
6 Train to 86th Street and Lexington
Entering the facility:
WEEKDAYS: Use the Yorkshire Towers service entrance on 87th and 2nd Avenue, just around the corner from the Food Emporium. Walk down the service entrance hall way and go through door at the bottom. Take a left. Gym with pool will be on your right.
WEEKENDS: Enter through the double doors to the right of the main Yorkshire Towers entrance. Take the stairs down to the gym area.
Seating: Seating for families and care givers is located in the chairs around the pool.
Facility specific rules: Please note that all rules are strictly enforced by the SwimJim Team and Yorkshire Towers staff.
• Street shoes are strictly prohibited on the pool deck.
• Must bring your own towel
• No Eating or Drinking on the pool deck or in the changing rooms/restrooms
• No one over 6 years of age may enter opposite-sex locker rooms, including parents and caregivers.
• Strollers are not permitted on deck
Age groups: The pool is suited for ages 6 months and up.
Average Water Temp: 84 Degrees. Children who prefer warmer water should wear a swim shirt or wet suit.
Holiday & Closure Schedule:
Memorial Day–Monday, May 27th, 2013
Labor Day–Monday, September 2nd, 2013
Thanksgiving–Thursday, November 28th, 2013 to TBD
Winter Holiday–Closed Monday December 23rd, 2013 to Sunday, January 5th 2014. Your classes will be prorated accordingly.
Our exclusive aquatic education program was written by The Underwater Schoolhouse. The Underwater Schoolhouse Program was developed with passion and research by Olympic Gold Medalist Catherine Fox and Jim Spiers.
We believe that swimming is a fun and healthy life-saving skill all children should learn. We think children and adults learn swimming skills best in a friendly, loving environment where they feel safe and at-ease.