Anthony Sanchez Pool
Town of Babylon Residents Only
Originally known as Sawyer Avenue Pool, the park and pool facility was renamed on June 24, 1997 in honor of New York City Police Officer Anthony Sanchez who was killed in the line of duty on May 19, 1997. Sanchez was a West Babylon Resident and a 10 yea-year veteran of the Police Department.
The pool is open daily during the summer season, which begins in late-June and goes through Labor Day.
- Daily Entrance Fees for Residents without seasonal pool plan: $5
- *children 3 and under are free
- Handicap Accessible Ramp
- Children’s Pool
- Changing Area
- Shade Arbor
- Lounge Chairs
- Tables with Umbrellas
- Free Wi-Fi Access
Sawyer Ave, West Babylon
- How many pools does the Town have and where are they located?
The Town of Babylon has five area pools that are open for residents only to enjoy. The pools are open full time in the summer (late June through Labor Day) and include: • Anthony Sanchez Pool: Sawyer Avenue, West Babylon, (631) 661-2067 • Fabio Buttitta Pool: Acorn Street Deer Park, (631) 242-4803 • North Lindenhurst Pool: Straight Path, North Lindenhurst, (631) 957-3510 • North Amityville Pool: Albany Avenue, North Amityville, (631) 842-6240 • Phelps Lane Pool: Phelps Lane, North Babylon, (631) 669-4654
- Where can I obtain a Summer pool pass?
Pool passes can be purchased at the Parks & Recreation Department at 151 Phelps Lane in North Babylon, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Town pools are open from the end of June through Labor Day. Residents must bring their license, current tax/utility bill and birth certificates for all children (under 18 years old). All children under 16 years of age or younger must be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older to enter a pool facility.
- How much do Summer pool passes cost?
Residents can purchase individual or family plan summer pool passes. Please reference the summer Recreation Guide for up-to-date pool plan fees.
- What is the cost to use the Town pools if a plan is not purchased?
The daily entrance fee for Phelps Lane pool is $7.00 per person. The daily entrance fee for all other Town pools is $5.00 per person. Proof of residency is required to use the pools. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or over. Children ages 3 and under are free.
- What are the rules for using the pools?
No food or coolers are allowed at the pools. Bathing suits are required to enter the pool facility.
- When can I use the spray parks at Tanner Park and Venetian Shores?
The Town's spray parks at Tanner Park and Venetian Shores are open daily during the season from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Geiger Spray Park is open 10:00 am – 7:00 pm. The spray parks are open for the season in late June. The spray park season close after Labor Day.