Physical Activities Around New York State - Swimming/Water Holes, and Hot Springs

Statewide
  • Beaches and Swimming Across New York
    A listing of places to swim in all regions of New York:
    http://www.iloveny.com/things-to-do/outdoor-adventures/beaches-swimming/
  • The Best Swimming Holes in the Empire State
    http://newyorkoutdoors.wordpress.com/2013/07/14/the-best-swimming-holes-in-the-empire-state/
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  • Adirondacks
  • Lake Placid
    The Adirondacks has 3,000 lakes and ponds and endless streams and rivers. There are places to dip your feet or dive right in:
    https://www.lakeplacid.com/do/activities/swimming
  • Swimming Holes
    A guide to 1,400 natural places for a dip in the US and Canada. Find a refreshing swimming hole or warming hot spring in a river, creek, spring, or waterfall:
    http://www.swimmingholes.org/index.html
  • Adirondack Beaches and More
    Tubing, water slides, water falls, and beaches all found here:
    http://www.inandaroundtheadirondackpark.com/Adirondack_Beaches.htm
  • Local Family Friendly Swimming Spots in Saranac Lake
    http://www.saranaclake.com/blog/2013/07/local-family-friendly-swimming-spots
  • Capital/Saratoga Region
  • New York State Parks in the Capital District
    http://www.albany.com/parks/grafton-lakes.cfm
  • Capital Region Swimming Pools
    A listing of swimming pools with fees, hours of operation, and locations in the Capital Region:
    http://alloveralbany.com/archive/2013/06/24/capital-region-swimming-pools-2013
  • Pool and Beach Locales in the Capital Region
    A list of places ranging from municipal pools, to state parks, to country swimming holes:
    http://albanykid.com/2011/07/08/swim-swim-swim-pool-lake-and-beach-locales-in-the-capital-region/
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  • Central/Southern Tier
  • Swimming Holes
    A guide to 1,400 natural places for a dip in the US and Canada. Find a refreshing swimming hole or warming hot spring in a river, creek, spring, or waterfall:
    http://www.swimmingholes.org/index.html
  • Beaches Near Syracuse
    Even though Syracuse is not located on the ocean, there are beaches in the suburban areas:
    http://www.mygola.com/the-best-beaches-in-syracuse-for-a-relaxing-vacation/q18584
  • Beaches in Sodus
    Midway to Rochester, Sodus is known as a family vacation destination for water recreation on the south shore of Lake Ontario:
    http://traveltips.usatoday.com/beaches-sodus-new-york-58966.html
  • Skaneateles Lake Park and Beaches
    http://nyfalls.com/lakes/finger-lakes/skaneateles/
  • Binghamton City Parks, Pools, and Fields
    The city operates approximately 34 parks, fields, and natural areas that include pools:
    http://www.binghamton-ny.gov/city-parks-pools-fields
  • Westcott Beach State Park in Henderson
    http://www.stateparks.com/westcott_beach_state_park_in_new_york.html
  • Welcome to the Thousand Islands Region
    http://nysparks.com/regions/thousand-islands/default.aspx
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  • Hudson Valley
  • Beaches and Swimming Holes
    The Valley is full of lake and river beaches, as well as public pools:
    http://www.hvmag.com/Hudson-Valley-Magazine/May-2013/Beaches-and-Swimming-Holes/
  • Public Swimming Pools in the Hudson Valley
    Dutchess, Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties public pool information:
    http://hvparent.com/open-swimming
  • Outdoor Swimming in the Hudson Valley
    Swimming spots in six counties of the Valley. There are not only beaches; these spots also offer additional water sports such as boating, rafting, and kayaking:
    http://www.visitvortex.com/magazine/Outdoor-Swimming-in-the-Hudson-Valley
  • NYC
  • Swimming in Central Park
    There is only one place to go swimming in Central Park and that is Lasker Pool:
    http://www.centralpark.com/guide/sports/swimming.html
  • Downtown Manhattan Swimming Pools
    http://manhattan.about.com/od/governmentandpolitics/a/swimmingpools.htm
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  • Long Island
  • Long Island, New York Beaches
    Fishing, kayaking, scuba diving, and surfing all on Long Island beaches:
    http://www.discoverlongisland.com/things/beaches_ocean_fun/
  • Public Swimming Pools in Nassau and Suffolk County
    If salt water and sand isn’t your thing, there are plenty of pools, public and private, indoor and outdoor, around Long Island:
    http://www.longisland.com/public-pools/
  • Welcome to the Long Island Region
    NYS Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation site listing all State Parks on Long Island:
    http://nysparks.com/regions/long-island/default.aspx
  • Where to Find Sprawling Sands on Long Island
    http://longisland.about.com/od/landmarksattractions/ss/greatbeaches.htm
  • Eastern Long Island Beaches
    http://www.lieast.com/beaches.html
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  • Western NY/Rochester/Buffalo
  • Western New York Beaches
    http://www.bestofwny.com/beaches/
  • Lake Erie Beaches Near Buffalo
    http://www.buffalobeaches.com/
  • Places to Swim in Niagara
    Local Masters Swim Committee provides a listing of indoor places to swim:
    http://www.usms.org/placswim/placswimform.php?LMSCID=4
  • Where to Swim in Buffalo?
    https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/business-type/beaches/
  • Durand Eastman Park and Beach
    Durand Eastman Park is located on the shore of Lake Ontario, in the northernmost section of Rochester:
    http://www.cityofrochester.gov/durandeastman/
  • Ontario Beach Park
    Ontario Beach Park is located in the northwest quadrant of the Rochester, on the shores of Lake Ontario:
    http://www.cityofrochester.gov/article.aspx?id=8589936549
  • New York Swimming Holes
    Road trip dips, swimming holes, and hot springs across New York:
    http://www.swimmingholes.org/ny.html
  • Where to Swim in Rochester?
    https://daytrippingroc.com/natural-swimming-areas-around-rochester/