The Jacques and Hanna Schwalbe Mikvah
The Jacques and Hanna Schwalbe Mikvah 419 East 77th Street New York City 10075 212.359.2020
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​General Operating Hour

The Mikvah opens thirty minutes before nightfall and remains open until 9:45 from  November through mid-March. Exact dates depend on the onset of Daylight Savings Time. We are open year round except for Yom Kippur and Tisha B’Av.

If you have any questions, please call the Mikvah for the exact schedule. In general, it is not necessary to make an appointment to visit the Mikvah during regular evening hours, although you may call to check on the availability of rooms. 

Erev Shabbat and Yom Tov: On Friday night and on holidays, we are only open for a short while (approximately 10 minutes). Please be on time and call for exact time.
For special requests call (212) 359-1741 or contact us through email click here. Please be totally prepared to immerse when you arrive. Our showers will not be available then. 

Saturday nights: The Mikvah will open thirty minutes after Shabbat ends. Call for exact times. 

Brides: We encourage brides-to-be to make an appointment so we may reserve our Bridal Suite just for you. For daytime visits, an appointment is necessary. Email us if you would like to be directed to a kallah teacher.

Late night: Appointments are available for extenuating circumstances only. Please be aware there is a late night fee of $60 and be sure to call and let us know you are coming. If you plan on taking a bath at the Mikvah, please schedule your visit so that you are finished at 9:45. 

Day time appointments are available only with halachic permission. Please be aware there is a $100 fee for daytime appointments.
Bridal visits may be scheduled during the daytime for an $80 fee or during regular evening hours for the regular fee of $35. 

Vessel (Dishes) Mikvah: Located in the lobby of Chabad Upper East Side. Open Sundays 9 am - 1 pm. Fridays, 1 pm - 3 pm. Evenings by appointment. Please call the Chabad office at (212) 717-4613. Please note: The Vessel Mikvah is not available for use during Preschool hours.


Please note the Mikvah Closes at 9:45 pm.
Beginning Sunday, March 11 - the Mikvah will close at 10:45 pm (Daylight Savings Time).

Friday night & Holidays, please come totally ready for immersion and be on time. (Times vary so please refer to the above schedule, column 3 (first immersion times).  All prep should be done before Shabbat or Holiday*
Saturday night & Motzei Chag, we open 1/2 hour after Havdala and close 10:45 pm

Week Beginning
Mikvah Opens
First Immersion (NYC)
Mikvah Closes
Sunday, June 2
8:25 pm
8:55 pm
10:45 pm
Friday, June 7
Open for 10 minutes only, 8:50-9:00 pm
No appt. necessary. Come completely ready.
9:00 pm
Shavuot, 1st night, June 8
by appt
Shavuot, 2nd night, June 3rd
by appt
Motzey chag, Monday, June 10
9:45 pm
10:45 pm
Tuesday- Thursday, June 11-13
8:30 pm
9:00 pm
10:45 pm
Friday, June 14
Open for 10 minutes only, 8:55-9:05 pm
No appt. necessary. Come completely ready.
9:05 pm
Sunday, June 16
8:30 pm
9:03 pm
10:45 pm
Friday, June 21
Open for 10 minutes only, 9:00-9:10 pm
No appt. necessary. Come completely ready.
9:10 pm