Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that the Mayor G. Thomas DiDomenico Municipal Pool at 16th Street will open for on Memorial Day weekend – Saturday, May 26, Sunday, May 27, and Monday, May 28, from 10:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., weather permitting. The pool will also be open on weekends in June (Saturdays and Sundays) from 10:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. until school gets out for the summer. When the school year is over, the pool will be open daily, weather permitting, through Labor Day, September 3. The Division of Recreation reserves the right to close the pool in the event of inclement weather and other emergencies.
Pete Amadeo, Recreation Supervisor, stated that the fees for this year will be: children under 12 years old – $1.00, over 13 years old – $2.00, and seniors -$1.00. The City offers seasonal passes for families of 4 (children under age 17) $200 and each additional child is $15; children 12 years and under $25; 13 years and older, $100; and seniors, $40. You must have a City of Bayonne ID in order to be admitted to the pool. Any Bayonne resident who does not possess a City of Bayonne ID will be charged $5. Any guest of a Bayonne resident will be charged $10. City of Bayonne resident ID cards can be obtained at the Bayonne Recreation Division at Room 13 in City Hall, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m., and on Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The fee for a Bayonne resident ID is $5.00.
The pool is located on West 16th Street, west of Avenue A, on the upper level of DiDomenico-16th Street Park.
Last year, 17,615 people of all ages were admitted to the pool, not counting campers and other participants in group activities.