Water SS: Wilhelm de Blasio says anyone who tries to swim at a NYC beach will be ‘taken right out of the water’


As New Yorkers begin to break free of the totalitarian measures imposed by the half-baked, half-crazed Communist Mayor and our authoritarian Governor, new measures are being imposed in crushing attempts to clamp down and assert total control of a once-free city.

NYC Mayor Wilhelm De Blasio floats fencing to keep New Yorkers off beaches

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Bill de Blasio says anyone who tries to swim at a NYC beach will be ‘taken right out of the water’ and fences may go up

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio warned that if any beach rule-breakers will be forcibly removed from the water if they defy his coronavirus lockdown orders.

De Blasio issued the stark warning during his COVID-19 press briefing on Monday, saying the city was getting fencing ready while NYPD and and the Parks Department would monitor the situation.

De Blasio said people would be taken out of the water
De Blasio urged New Yorkers who don’t live in a beach community to stay away from the sand
An NYPD School Safety officer passes out protective face masks on the boardwalk as a date to open up the beaches has not been set yet due to the Coronavirus Pandemic in Coney Island on SundayCredit: Alamy Live News

“Anyone tries to get in the water they’ll be taken right out of the water,” the mayor warned reporters on Monday morning, as state beaches in New York, Delaware, Connecticut and New Jersey reopen.

The mayor explained officials would not be putting up police barriers on NYC beaches just yet to give people a chance to comply with the rules.

He reiterated that “no swimming, no lifeguards, no parties, no BBQs” and no sports were allowed on the sand, where social distancing rules would still apply.

“It’s a dangerous situation to ever go in the water if there are no lifeguards present,” de Blasio noted, saying city officials wanted to avoid a situation where people took public transport to get to the beach.

He said only residents of beach communities would be allowed to go to the beach as “just open space you can walk on” — but everyone else should steer clear of it at this time.

“The first half of June is the first opportunity to relax anything,” de Blasio added, saying officials didn’t want to use the available fencing to block off entry points as a result of rule-breakers.

“[If] we don’t see the right thing, we’ll have to be stricter,” he said, adding that there would be more enforcement if necessary.

But de Blasio said he wouldn’t rule out loosening some of these restrictions as the season goes on if there was more progress in the Big Apple.

“We’re holding out the hope that at some point we could open up,” he said. “Let’s pray we get to the point where we can open things up more.”
Today, he reiterated that the city would crack down on restaurants “trying to cheat and do eat-in dining.”
The news comes after the mayor vowed to crack down on illicit beach-goers and people drinking in bars.

“I’m not comfortable at all with people congregating outside bars,” the mayor said during his press conference on Sunday.

“That violates what we’re saying about social distancing … and that puts lives in danger.

“So the police department will be out, the sheriff’s office will be out, watching very carefully.”

The mayor also warned beaches would not open on Memorial Day, despite New York Governor Cuomo saying the state’s coastline would be open.

“There’s obviously a huge interest in the beaches and the state of New York has said that different localities can make different choices,” de Blasio said after a weekend of rule-breaking.

“I’ve said before and I’ll say it again: we are not opening our beaches on Memorial Day. It is not safe. It is not the right thing to do in the epicenter of this crisis,” he said.

On Saturday, people flocked to beaches and bars around New York, ignoring coronavirus lockdown rules as city officials warned of a rebound-spike in cases due to “quarantine fatigue”.

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