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Mangano Announces Outdoor Pool Openings And Swim Lesson Registration For The 2014 Summer Season

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that four of Nassau County’s outdoor swimming pools will open for the 2014 season on Monday, June ...

Nassau County, NY - April 16, 2014 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that four of Nassau County’s outdoor swimming pools will open for the 2014 season on Monday, June 30th. Pool locations to open on the 30th of June include: Cantiague Park, Christopher Morley Park, North Woodmere Park, and Wantagh Park. The fifth County pool located at Nickerson Beach, will open on Saturday, June 14th.

Additionally, swimming lessons are offered at four of the County Park’s outdoor pools and are available for ages 3 and up. There will be 3 sessions this summer, each session is 2 weeks long and will run Monday – Friday, during the designated class times. There will be no classes held on Friday, July 4th.

To register for Swim lessons, any participant over the age of 13 must have a current leisure pass. Each class is $65 plus a $5 registration fee.

Registration Dates are as follows:

June 2nd: North Woodmere from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

June 3rd: Wantagh Park from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

June 4th: Cantiague Park from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

June 5th: Christopher Morley from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The County’s pool complexes include three comprehensive “water theme” facilities at Cantiague Park in Hicksville, North Woodmere Park and Wantagh Park. The water theme parks incorporate Olympic-size swimming pools, diving pools, “kiddie” pools, interactive water-play areas and water slides. The large swimming complex at Christopher Morley Park in Roslyn-North Hills includes an Olympic-size pool, diving tank with boards, and a kiddie pool. Nickerson Beach Park in Lido, a 121-acre oceanfront park, is comprised of two small pools as well as kiddie pools. All County pools are open daily through Labor Day, and include various conveniences, such as lockers, dressing areas, showers, concession stands, lounge and deck chairs, and sun shelters.

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