Water as Recreation

City, private partners grapple with cultural swim safety problems

By KEN CHRISTENSEN & TRISTAN HALLMAN On a warm summer night, Crystal Reyes and a group of five friends decided they would cool off the next day by taking a dip in the tree-lined Bronx River Park. “We didn’t necessarily know where a pool was, and the river was way cooler,” said Reyes’ then-boyfriend Aaron […]