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"Air Quality Alert" ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Thursday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk. In effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Thursday. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young, and those with pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. 1105 PM EDT Wed may 25 2016 ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Thursday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk. In effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Thursday. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young, and those with pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. -- Thursday May.26 16,02:12 PM

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. 
 
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. 
 
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.