For those sweltering days in the city, sometimes a cold shower just isn’t enough. Close your eyes and imagine your body submerged by a cool, refreshing water with the sun above you. Now, when you open your eyes and still find yourself in the grid of heat that is New York City, don’t despair! Here are the best pools to strip down for within the city limits.
Astoria Park, 19th St at 23rd Ave, Astoria, Queens (718-626-8623)