BERA Pool Programs, Hours & Fees

Bldg 478, Main Entrance from Bldg 400 Parking Lot, Ext 3496 or 5090

The SWIMMING POOL will be closed all day Saturday 3/14/2020 for necessary maintenance. We will reopen on Monday at the regularly scheduled time.

Please Note: the pool is NOT open to the public.


From ASAP: ASSOCIATION OF STUDENTS AND POSTDOCS- Free Swimming for students & postdocs who are currently working and doing research at BNL and have a BNL badge!

You are welcome to come to the BNL Swimming Pool, Bldg. 478, for no cost-free swimming Mon-Thurs from 6:30-8:30pm

Please come to the Recreation office in Bldg. 400 nearby Housing to get the necessary pass, which will then have your name & life number on it.  The pool staff will log you info into their book, so you only need to get a pass once.   Should anyone want to take Aqua Fit or Adult Swim lessons, or swim at any other than Mon-Thurs from 6:30-8:30pm, then normal fees must be paid.

Pool Activities and Special Programs for 2019 – complete listing of FREE SWIM, closures, etc

Aqua Fitness – Tuesday & Thursday, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

  • Classes are: Tuesdays: Jan. 7-March 31, 2020
  • Classes are Thursdays: Jan. 9-March 26, 2020

Senior Aqua Fitness – Wednesdays, 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. –

  • Classes will be March 4-March 27, 2020

Starfish Program (4 yr old swim lessons) 

  • Classes are March 28-May 16 (no class on 4/11)

Adult Swim and Stroke Development Class – Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm

  • Classes are Wednesday, 5:30-6:30pm Feb. 26-April, 29, 2020

2020 Virtual Swim

We begin where we ended last year in Kamchatka Peninsula and swim south along the Kurli Islands to Tokyo, Japan, the city of the 2020 Summer Olympics where we shall visit our friend Ralf Seidl. The total distance is 1500 miles. The swim will run from January 2 to March 31, 2020, with a celebration upon completion!  See details and how to submit your laps…

Results from previous Virtual Swim events

The Swimmers from the 2019 Virtual Swim!

If you have a question that is not addressed on this page, please contact Christine Carter at 631-344-5090 or Renee Warno.