Neil Patrick Harris Throws His Support Behind East River Swimming Pool

The +POOL is an ambitious public swimming pool project that has been floating (pun intended!) around for a few years now. It involves a floating pool sitting in the East River, shaped like a plus sign in order to maximize the external surface area and filter the water efficiently enough to provide a clean, safe pool to swim in. In this video from sponsor Heineken, watch as actor and Harlemite Neil Patrick Harris narrates the origin story and vision of the +POOL.

Heineken has partnered with the team from +POOL to bring a water-filtering, floating swimming pool to the city of New York!

After several years and hundreds of thousands of dollars, the project still needs our help. Want to see the +POOL come to life? Sign the petition to help the cause.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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