Dive Into New York Pools With a Day Pass

It’s that time of year in New York when the humidity makes the air conditioner anyone’s best friend. But who really wants to stay in during the summertime? Diving into the water sounds more like it. Not a fan of getting sand stuck between your toes? No problem. Cool down by heading to these gorgeous New York pools offering day passes.

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Glen Cove Mansion, Glen Cove

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Swim surrounded by history and beauty at the Glen Cove Mansion’s outdoor pool this summer. For $25 a day, guests can enjoy the grandeur of the 1910, 55-acre estate once belonging to John Teele (a pioneer of the U.S. petroleum industry) and Ruth Baker Pratt (the first Republican Congresswoman from New York). It’s beautifully persevered with greenery all around helping you take in nature as you swim or tan. Phone: 516-671-6400 | Address: 200 Dosoris Ln Click to swim

Le Parker Meridien, Manhattan

Le Parker Meridien New York

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Views of Central Park are guaranteed from the floor-to-ceiling windows at the indoor pool of this luxurious hotel in Midtown Manhattan. Outside guests can enjoy the extravagance any day of the week with a day pass for $150 (offered May 16-October 15). There’s also an outdoor deck for tanning and a full drink and food menu that includes beer, wines, nachos, skewers, burgers and ice cream. The pass also gives one-day access to the gravity fitness center, which offers machines with TVs. Phone: 212-245-5000 | Address: 119 W 56th St., Manhattan Click to swim

McCarren Hotel and Pool, Brooklyn

Hotel Pools NYC

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Head to Williamsburg, Brooklyn to enjoy the hype of this colorful “urban oasis.” Guests (must be 21 or older) can swim from 11am-6pm with an individual day pass for $55 on weekdays and $65 on weekends. Visitors can also purchase a single or double day bed. Plus, there are complimentary towels and Wi-Fi to post all the Instagram photos you want. Pro tip: the day passes are only available 48 hours in advance. Phone: 718-218-7500 | Address: 160 N 12th St., Brooklyn Click to swim

Hôtel Americano, Manhattan

Hotel Americano: Chelsea, New York

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You won’t be doing laps at this pool, but you’ll certainly be part of the summer fun. This Chelsea pool is the perfect place to socialize, soak up the sun with city views, and, of course, dip your feet in the water. When hunger calls, grab a bite from the Mexican grill. Guest passes are $40 Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm. Phone: 212-216-0000 | Address: 518 W 27th St., Manhattan Click to swim

The James New York, Manhattan

JIMMY at The James New York

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Once only open to hotel guests, this picturesque rooftop pool is now a happening destination for all. Limited day passes are offered Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday (8am-4pm) and Thursday (9am-4pm) for $45. Saturday and Sunday are also an option (8am-2pm) for $65. Even more exciting? JIMMY, the SoHo hotel’s rooftop bar and lounge, becomes a pool party at 3pm on the weekends. Phone: 212-201-9118 | Address: 15 Thompson St., Manhattan Click to swim

Gansevoort, Manhattan

NYC Hotel Pools

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One of the city’s most luxurious hotels is letting non-guests take in the glory. Be part of the scene at the historic Meatpacking District location with a day pass to the 45-foot rooftop pool, which comes equipped with scenic views and snacks from a “secret garden.” Or head to the Park Avenue location to swim while staring at views of the Empire State Building. The passes (offered Monday-Thursday from 8am-8pm) are just a bit pricier at $200 plus tax. Meatpacking: Phone: 212-206-6700 | Address: 18 9th Ave, Manhattan Click to swim Park Avenue: Phone: 212-317-2900 | Address: 420 Park Ave S, Manhattan Click to swim

Dream Downtown, Manhattan

Dream Downtown

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Feel like you’ve gone on vacation during a trip to The Beach at Dream Downtown. Sand imported from the Hamptons, private cabanas, large inflatable unicorns and a lounge makes this an ideal spot to spend any warm day. Day passes are offered at $65 Monday-Friday (excluding holidays) from 11am-5pm depending on hotel availability. It’s also adults only after 12pm. Phone: 212-229-2559 | Address: 355 W 16th St., Manhattan Click to swim

Hotel Indigo Lower East Side, Manhattan

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Ride the elevator up 15 floors and enter Mr. Purple, the hotel’s popular rooftop bar and restaurant. Head outdoors to sip cocktails while taking in stunning views of Manhattan and enjoy the pool area. Non-guests can dip their toes Monday-Thursday for $50 and Friday for $100. Phone: 212-237-1776 | Address: 171 Ludlow St., Manhattan Click to swim

anna halkidis

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Anna Halkidis is a senior web editor at Long Island Pulse. Feel free to reach out at anna@lipulse.com or on Twitter @annahalkidis.