If the most recent heat wave has taught us anything, it is that summer is definitely here! Traveling to the beach isn’t your only option to beat the heat. Several private pool clubs are located right here in Queens. These clubs all offer access to pools and provide fun activities for the whole family.
Membership rates vary widely based on the number of adults and children seeking membership. It is best to call the clubs directly to discuss the options that are best for your family.
Deepdale Gardens Community Pool
Deepdale Gardens Community Pool is located in the Deepdale Gardens Cooperative in Little Neck, NY. The community pool allows for non-residents to become members. With membership comes access to the pool as well as tennis, handball, paddleball, basketball, and volleyball courts. There is one main pool, one kiddie pool, a diving board, and evening swim lanes. Swim lessons are available at an additional rate. For more information, visit their website.
Membership rates are $425 per adult and $225 per child ages 3-17.
58-25 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck, (718) 428-5050
Fairview Swim Club
The Fairview Swim Club is located in the Fairview Cooperative in Forest Hills. Non-residents who become members have access to an Olympic size swimming pool, kiddie pool, tennis courts, shower facilities and a food concession. The pool frequently provides musical entertainment and activities for its members. Cabanas and lockers are available for additional fees.
A variety of memberships are available: full time, weekend, holiday and evenings, individual or family. Family plans range from $500 for one adult and one toddler (age 1-4) to $1016 for two adults and one child (age 5-16).
61-20 Grand Central Parkway, Forest Hills, (718) 592-0263
Bay Terrace Pool and Tennis Center
The Bay Terrace Pool and Tennis Center, located in Bayside, offers families a wide range of activities. In addition to the main pool and kiddie pool, there are tennis courts, basketball courts, a playground, an air conditioned community room, and a Kosher food concession. Swim and tennis lessons are available at additional rates.
Membership rates vary based on the number of adults and children. A membership for one adult and one child (age 1-17) is $1130.
212-00 23rd Avenue, Bayside, (718) 423-6111
Bay Terrace Country Club
The Bay Terrace Country Club in Bayside overlooks the Bayside Marina and Little Neck Bay. Available to members are a large swimming pool with swim lanes, open swim areas and two slides, a kiddie pool, sun deck, a café, shower facilities with lockers and a dry sauna, children’s play areas, paddleball, paddle tennis, and basketball courts. Arts and crafts activities and games are available to children and teens. Water aerobics and children’s group swim lessons are free. The club regularly provides entertainment and activities for members of all ages.
Membership rates vary with the number of adults and children. One adult membership is $762.13. A “couple” membership, which can include an adult and a child, is $1409.93.
214-17 24th Avenue, Bayside, (718) 428-0100
North Flushing Swim Club, Inc.
The North Flushing Swim Club is located in Flushing on 32nd Avenue and 141st Street. It offers its members access to a main pool, kiddie pool, and a cafeteria.
Memberships are offered by week, month, or for the summer. A one week membership is 163.31 per person and a two week membership is 217.74 per person. For a monthly membership, rates are $299.41 per adult and $94.72 per child. Membership for the entire summer is $544.38 per adult and $115.41 per child.
141-01 32nd Avenue, Flushing, (718) 539-4990
West Side Tennis Club
The West Side Tennis Club is located in Forest Hills. The tennis club advertises a country club atmosphere with 38 tennis courts, a club house with lounges and a full service restaurant, a junior Olympic pool with swimming lanes, a wading pool, shower facilities, a children’s playground, and a snack bar.
Membership must first be purchased to the tennis club. Access to the pool is an additional cost. A representative is available to discuss membership levels and rates.
1 Tennis Place, Forest Hills, (718) 268-2300
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