River Pool ready
The River Pool on the north shore of the Pete and Toshi Seeger Riverfront Park is now open Tuesday to Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. until Labor Day. The floating pool offers a safe way to enjoy the Hudson River. Lifeguards are present and there is no fee.
On Saturday, July 28, the Great Newburgh to Beacon Hudson River Swim takes place for its 15th year. Proceeds support the River Pool. Registration is $75 and participants are asked to raise a minimum of $100. Volunteers escort swimmers in kayaks. Details at riverpool.org.