Indoor pools are becoming a popular health and wellness amenity completed by luxury developments, offering residents areas designed for well-being and relaxation. Here are five of the finest luxury projects that come equipped with stunning swimming pools:
The Brooklyn Grove
The 184-unit condominium in Downtown Brooklyn, the Brooklyn Grove is home to a dual-level amenity area that includes a 40-foot indoor swimming pool illuminated by a large skylight. A 3D-tiled wall is decorated with a triangulated sawtooth pattern while ceilings and columns add lush texture. Adjacent changing rooms will provide privacy and convenience. The residents have access to the lounge that features dramatic 22-foot ceilings and a gas fireplace, surrounded by floor-to-ceiling Arabescato Orobico marble. There is also a private dining room with a functional kitchenette and lounge area, expansive fitness center, dedicated exercise studio, woodland-inspired children’s playroom, and 24-hour concierge. A rooftop lounge offers separate lounging and dining areas, and barbecue grills.
Long Island City condo GALERIE boasts 13,000 square feet of amenities. The highlight of the building is an indoor pool that opens onto a landscaped central courtyard designed by Steven Yavanian and featuring a curvilinear sculpture by Allen Glatter. Some other amenities include an art-filled lobby attended 24/7; fitness center and movement studio; library with books selected from the MoMA PS1 bookstore; a lounge; party room; children’s playroom; pet spa; stroller storage; and expansive rooftop terrace. There is also a private, off-street porte-cochere entrance ideal for drivers and cyclists alike. The porte-cochere will have a separate gated entry and walkway next to the driveway entry, and the interior bike room is directly accessible off the porte-cochere. The offering also includes a number of enclosed parking spaces and rooftop cabanas available for purchase.
A 62-story, 426-unit tower located at 242 West 53rd Street, ARO, boasts more than 40,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor amenities that span multiple floors, as well as the rooftop. The indoor pool – one of two pools in the building – features a custom vitreous glass tile wall mosaic by Artaic-Innovative Mosaic within the pool area and Quartzite velvet stone at the pool deck floor. The ARO Club, a multi-floor indoor and outdoor amenity space has three unique lounges. A sports lounge adjacent to fitness amenities features a custom graphic wall covering and terrazzo flooring. Another lounge, inspired by a traditional club setting, has a dramatic onyx accent wall within the space and offers residents space to relax and socialize. A club/game room with billiards, ping pong, high-top seating, and featuring a geometric wood ceiling, is also part of the ARO Club. Additionally, there are multiple landscaped outdoor terraces featuring landscape design by Balmori Associates.
The indoor pool at 467-unit luxury rental development PLG developed by The Moinian Group and Bushburg Properties, and designed by Hill West with interiors by Whitehall, is one of two pools in the building. It features a hot tub, sauna, and steam room. In addition to the pools, sports offerings include an indoor golf simulator and an outdoor half basketball court.
200 Amsterdam is a new modern, architectural landmark rising directly in the heart of Lincoln Square. Developed by SJP Properties, the building’s 112 luxury condominium residences are complemented by a thoughtfully composed selection of lifestyle and wellness amenities, situated across three dedicated floors measuring over 20,000 square feet. The Spa at 200 Amsterdam was inspired by distinguished destination spas in Europe and sets a new standard for the residential wellness experience in Manhattan. Amongst its sumptuous offerings, the centerpiece is a grand 75’ heated saltwater pool, buttressed by a mosaic-patterned whirlpool and Swiss-inspired temperature-controlled rain showers. Additionally, two experiential showers, covered in Sicis glass mosaic tiles, fully immerse residents in water, sound, steam, and light.
Vandewater offers lavish residences with breathtaking views of the Hudson River, Columbia University and Riverside Church and three floors of unparalleled amenities. Wellness facilities present all the elements required to nourish the mind and body. The Aquatic Center features a 70-foot, two-lane, heated indoor pool. There is an adjacent state-of-the-art fitness center. You’ll also find a quiet energy room, treatment room, and a private sauna.