to River Pool at Beacon
The River Pool
The River Pool is a rainbow-colored circular floating pool with a netted bottom securely installed in the Hudson River. It is located off the north shore of Pete and Toshi Seeger Riverfront Park, in Beacon, NY. Swimmers safely sit, float, and play in the River Pool to cool off while an on-duty lifeguard is present. Pool admission is FREE and no reservations are required. Hours are typically 12 noon to 6pm, July-Labor Day, weather permitting.
The River Swim
Registration for Swimmers is closed!
Volunteer Kayak Escorts please continue to register.
The 2023 Annual Great Newburgh to Beacon Hudson River Swim is scheduled for Sat, Aug 5, 2023, raindate Sun Aug 6, 2023. Advance registration is required to swim. Swimmers pay a registration fee of $75/adult; $25/up to age 17 to cover the cost of the swim , and raise a minimum of $100 of sponsorship donations. Contributions are used to maintain and operate The River Pool and further the mission of The River Pool at Beacon.