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"Flash Flood Watch" ...Flash Flood Watch now in effect through this afternoon... The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for * portions of southern Connecticut...northeast New Jersey and southeast New York...including the following areas...in southern Connecticut...southern Fairfield...southern Middlesex...southern New Haven and southern New London. In northeast New Jersey...eastern Bergen...eastern Essex... eastern Passaic...eastern Union...Hudson...western Bergen... western Essex and western Union. In southeast New York... Bronx...Kings (Brooklyn)...New York (Manhattan)...northeastern Suffolk...northern Nassau...northern Queens...northwestern Suffolk...Richmond (staten island)...southeastern Suffolk... southern Nassau...southern Queens...southern Westchester and southwestern Suffolk. * Through this afternoon * a band of intensifying showers and isolated thunderstorms across eastern Pennsylvania will track across the area this morning...exiting eastern Long Island and southeast Connecticut by late morning or early afternoon. Rainfall totals of 1 to 2 inches are possible...with localized higher amounts possible. The main threat is flash flooding of low lying...poor drainage...and urbanized areas. Smaller flashier streams may also flood. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued. -- Friday Jul.29 16,03:36 AM

Long Island Indoor Swimming Pools

Beaches and outdoor public pools are a great place to cool off on a hot summer day, but Long Island also has many locations with indoor pools for times when it is not always sunny outside and off season for the more avid swimmers. Many towns on Long Island have indoor pools for their residence, but there are also private facilities that have this amenity as well.

Most of the indoor pools on Long Island are for membership only or have an admission into the facilities. In many cases, like the public pools, whether you are a town resident or out-of-towner, there is a membership or daily rate for admission to these indoor facilities. Please be sure to check out the websites below before planning your trip.

Public Indoor Pools
 
399 Nassau Blvd., West Hempstead
This indoor pool is open to all Town of Hempstead residence who can enjoy this pool and fitness complex with special times for those you enjoy swimming laps. This indoor pool has a diving tank, saunas, weight rooms, and a snack bar. 
 
Eisenhower Park - The Nassau County Aquatic Center
East Meadow, Merrick and Stewart Avenues
This indoor pool has been a host to local competitive swimming and has been regarded as one of the finest indoor pools in the country. The pool is open to the public for recreational swimming and providing swimming lessons for children and teens, as well as, water exercise classes for adults. With a health club membership, members can take advantage of a fitness center that overlooks the indoor pool.
 
130 E Merrick Rd, Freeport, NY 11520
Within the Health Wing of the recreation center, there is an indoor pool as well as various other amenities which include: an exercise room, gymnasium, saunas, diving boards, kiddie pool, playground, handball, and a massage room. 
 
Michael J. Tully Jr. Park's Aquatic Activity Center
1801 Evergreen Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY 11040
With a huge figure-eight slide and three separate zones, this aquatic activity center is a crowd pleaser. It includes a water spray area, a zone with six lanes for lap swimming and entry for wading. The facility also has an exercise room and party rooms to host special events. 
 
Mastic Pool/Brookhaven Aquatic Center
300 Mastic Beach Road, Mastic Beach, NY, 11951, 631-281-2870 
This indoor pool offers swimmers 6 lanes in a heated pool.
 
Private Indoor Pools
 
Various Locations: Brookhaven-Roe, East Hampton, Glen Cove, Great South, Bay Huntington, and Patchogue
The YMCA is a non-profit community-based service organization that is dedicated to the improvement of the lives of child and adults within their communities. All their locations provide an indoor pool where members can take advantage of swimming lessons, as well as, provide assistance for those with special needs to enjoy their pool.
 
45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview, NY 11803
The Mid Island Y JCC provides an Olympic size pool with handicap accessibility as well as whirlpool and a new pool deck. They also have a plethora of programs ranging from lessons for toddlers to certification programs.This indoor pool is part of the membership which includes many other amenities. 
 
Various Locations: New Hyde Park, Garden City, Levittown, Farmingdale, Lindehurst, Smithtown, Lake Grove, Centereach, and Patchogue 
With a monthly gym membership, many LA Fitness locations have an indoor pool with many lap lanes. In addition, they have lockers, shower, saunas and most locations have handicap accessibility to these pools.