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St. John’s Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

1251 Prospect Place
Brooklyn, NY 11213
Cross Streets: Between Troy and Schenectady Avenues
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Located in St. John's Recreation Center

Center Manager: Steve Groce
Deputy Center Manager: Lawrence James, Jeff Cooper
Phone: (718) 771-2787
Fax: (718) 771-2693

Accessible Facilities This is an Accessible Recreation Center.

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Members must secure their belongings in the lockers.  It is recommended that members use a strong/sturdy key lock.

Youth and children are permitted in the building only from 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M on school days, holidays and half days. Adults are not permitted in the building while the Afterschool program runs.  After 6:00 P.M. youth are permitted in building only if attending a structured youth program.

Management reserves the right to amend all schedules & room availabilities without prior notice. 


On holidays (New Year's Day and Eve, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Easter, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Election Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day and Eve, and Christmas Day and Eve), recreation center hours will change. Please visit our Recreation Center Holiday Schedule for details.

Recreation Center Membership Gift Cards

Give the Gift of Sports, Fitness and Fun!

Purchase a Recreation Center Membership Gift Card, and share the joy of health with a family member, friend, or loved one. Gift Cards may be redeemed at any one of Parks' 35 recreation centers across New York City.

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Pool (Indoor) (1)

Fitness Room (2)

Kitchen (1)

Gymnasium (1)

Locker Room (2)

Basketball Court (Indoor) (3)

Computer Resource Center (1)

Teen Room (1)

Playground (1)

Athletic Field (3)

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