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"Coastal Flood Warning" ...Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect from 7 PM to 11 PM EST this evening... * locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...3 1/2 to 4 1/2 ft above astronomical tides in the evening. * Timing...moderate coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide...between 7 PM and 11 PM. * Coastal flood impacts...potential for widespread flooding of vulnerable shore roads and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide and wave action. Inundation of 1 to 2 ft in the lowest lying spots. Road closures may be needed. Isolated structural damage may be observed along the immediate shoreline. * Shoreline impacts...elevated water levels in combination with 3 to 5 ft of surf are expected to cause beach erosion and splashover along the shoreline this evening. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is expected or occurring. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert for rising water...and take appropriate action to protect life and property. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels for this evening... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ... ................................(mllw/mhhw)................ Kings Point NY.......859 PM....10.6-11.1/2.8-3.3.....Min-mod.. Stamford CT..........821 PM....10.0-10.5/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... Bridgeport CT........818 PM.....9.5-10.0/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... New Haven CT.........817 PM......8.9-9.6/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... Old Field NY.........820 PM......9.3-9.8/2.0-2.5.....Min-mod.. Glen Cove NY.........900 PM....10.2-10.7/2.3-2.8.....Min-mod.. , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning remains in effect until 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * Timing...the strongest winds are expected this afternoon into this evening. * High wind impacts...damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Numerous power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult...especially for high profile vehicles and on elevated roadway and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. , "Storm Warning" ...Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds and seas...northeast winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 6 to 9 feet. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Storm Warning means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 48 to 63 kt are expected or occurring. Recreational boaters should remain in port...or take shelter until winds and waves subside. Commercial vessels should prepare for very strong winds and dangerous sea conditions...and consider remaining in port or taking shelter in port until winds and waves subside. -- Monday Jan.23 17,11:36 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.