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Lifeguard Swimming Facilities

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Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, all qualifiers have been postponed through the end of May.

Operating schedules vary by facility. Please confirm with the regional contact.

Allegany Park Region (716) 354-9101
Allegany Quaker Area beach Rte. 17 exit 18 west of Salamanca
Allegany Red House beach Rte. 17 exit 18 west of Salamanca
Lake Erie beach Rt. 5 Brocton
Long Point on Lake Chautauqua beach off Rte. 17 west of Bemus Pt.
Central New York Park Region (315) 492-1756
Bowman Lake beach off Rte. 220 west of Oxford
Chenango Valley beach beach Rte. 369 north of Binghamton
Delta Lake beach Rte. 46 northeast of Rome
Gilbert Lake beach between Rtes. 205 & 51 northewest of Oneonta
Glimmerglass beach County Highway 31, north of Cooperstown
Green Lakes beach 290 & 5 east of Syracuse
Oquaga Creek beach Rte. 206 south of Sidney
Sandy Island Beach beach Cty. Rte. 15 North of Pulaski
Selkirk Shores beach Rte. 3 West of Pulaski
Verona Beach beach Rte. 13 north of Canastota
Finger Lakes Park Region (607) 387-7041
Buttermilk Falls gorge pool Rte. 13 south of Ithaca
Cayuga Lake beach Rte. 89 east of Seneca falls
Fair Haven Beach beach Rte. 104A north of Fairhaven
Fillmore Glen gorge pool Rte. 38 south of Moravia
Keuka Lake beach Rte. 20 East Springfield
Long Point beach off Rte. 90 south of Aurora
Sampson beach 96A south of Geneva
Seneca Lake beach Rtes. 5 & 20 east of Geneva
Stony Brook gorge pool Rte. 36 South, Dansville
Taughannock Falls beach beach Rte. 89 north of Ithaca
Robert Treman gorge pool Rte. 13 south of Ithaca
Watkins Glen pool Village of Watkins Glen
Genesee Park Region (585) 493-3600
Darien Lakes beach Harlow Road, Darien Center
Hamlin Beach beach Lake Ontario State Pkwy. West of Rochester
Letchworth pools Rte. 36, Mt. Morris
Long Island Region (516) 669-1000
Oceanfront, bay and pool positions available at
Jones Beach Ocean, Pool, Bay Ocean Parkway
Robert Moses Ocean Robert Moses Causeway
Heckscher Ocean Heckscher Parkway
Hither Hills Ocean Old Montauk Highway
Wildwood Ocean North Wading River Rd.
Montauk Downs Pool South Fairview Ave.
Orient Beach Ocean Rte. 25
Sunken Meadow Ocean Sunken Meadow Parkway
Niagara Frontier Park Region (716) 278-1785
Beaver Island beach off I-190 north of Buffalo
Evangola beach Rte. 5 southwest of Buffalo
Fort Niagara pool Rte. 18F or Robert Moses Pkwy.
Wilson-Tuscarora beach Rte. 18 west of Wilson
New York City Park Region (212) 694-3666
Riverbank State Park pool 679 Riverside Drive - Manhattan
Roberto Clemente State Park pool W. Tremont Ave. Bronx
Palisades Interstate Park Comm. (845) 786-2701
Bear Mountain pool Palisades Parkway 45 miles north of NYC
Lake Tiorati beach 7 Lakes Drive north of Sloatsburg
Lake Welch beach Palisades Parkway 37 miles north of NYC
High Tor pool Palisades Parkway exit 13 & east on Mountain Rd.
Minnewaska beach Rte. 44/55
Rockland Lake pool Rte. 9W 24 miles north of NYC
Saratoga/Capital District Park Region (518) 584-2000
Cherry Plain beach Rte. 22 north of Stephentown
Grafton Lakes beach Rte. 2 east of Troy
Mine Kill pool Rte. 30 south of Middleburgh
Moreau Lake beach Exit 17S of Rte. 87
Saratoga Spa State Park pool Exit 13n off Rte. 87
Thompson's Lake beach Rte. 157 southwest of Albany
Taconic Park Region (845) 889-4100
Clarence Fahnestock beach Rte. 301 west of Taconic Parkway
Lake Taghkanic beach Rte. 82 at Taconic Parkway
Franklin D. Roosevelt pool Rte. 202 north of White Plains
Copake Falls beach east of Rte. 22 on Rte. 44
Rudd Pond beach off Rte. 22 north of Millerton
Thousand Islands Park Region (315) 482-2593
Cedar Point beach Rte. 12 E west of Clayton
Coles Creek beach Rte. 37 east of Waddington
Cumberland Bay beach Rte. 314 Plattsburgh
Grass Point beach Rte 12 Alexandria Bay
Higley Flow beach Rte. 56 west on Cold Brook Dr.
Jacques Cartier beach Rte. 12 west of Morristown
Keewaydin State Park pool Rte. 12 west of Alexandria Bay
Kring Point beach off Rte. 12 east of Alexandria Bay
Macomb Reservation beach off Rte. 22B west of Schyler Falls
Robert Moses beach off Rte. 37 north of Massena
Point Au Roche beach off Rte. 9 north of Plattsburgh
Southwick Beach beach Rte. 3 southwest of Watertown
Wellesley Island beach Rte. 81 west of Alexandria Bay
Westcott Beach beach Rte. 3 west of Sacketts Harbor
Whetstone Gulf beach Rte. 26 south of Lowville