NEW YORK — A new swimming pool bar, A Swim Pool Bar, has opened in the city’s Times Square.
The establishment, named after its founder, opened at a location in West 30th Street on Thursday night.
Owner Alyssa Ladd said the idea for the bar came to her after being told by friends and family that she would like to do something for people who don’t have the time to go swimming.
“I’m really happy to see a new neighborhood coming out of Times Square and I’m so excited about the location, it’s so cute,” Ladd told ABC News.
She said the new location will be a “cool space” for families to enjoy poolside with friends and enjoy food and drink.
Ladd said she wanted to create a space that allows people to relax and have fun.
This is the second bar in New Orleans that Ladd opened with her husband, Josh, a former professional athlete.
She said she started out with a poolside bar, but after doing a lot of research and research, she decided to open her own bar.