Albany Pools and Spray Pads Open for Summer

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Pools and spray pads officially open today in the City of Albany. Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of Recreation Commissioner Jonathan Jones released details on the sites that will open for the summer.

Lincoln Park Pool

  • Open daily from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 
  • Location: 701 Lincoln Park Road 

Mater Christi Pool

  • Open daily from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 
  • Location: 1134 New Scotland Road (behind NYS Correctional Services Training Academy) 

Arbor Hill Community Center Pool

  • Open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.Due to pool repairs this facility will be opening late on Monday, June 27, 2021. Contact the Department of Recreation for more information at recreation@albanyny.govor 518-434-5699. 
  • Location: 50 Lark Street 

Spray Pads:

Additional precautions that will be taken at City of Albany pools this summer: 

  • Capacity limits at City pools will bedictated by number of lifeguards on duty 
  • City of Albany pools will only be open to City of Albany residents
    • Residents must provide proof of residency at their initial visit to be entered into theAlbany REC System.  
    • Examples of proof of residencymay include driver license, school ID card, utility bill, report card, working papers, etc. 
    • After their initial visit, residents will not need to bring proof of residency in the future. 
  • Children must be with an adultover the age of 18. 

Please note the following extra precautions for residents: 

Wearing a mask: Fully vaccinated individuals do not have to wear a mask when visiting City pools and spray pads.

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