Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center
2180 First Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Cross Streets: East 112th Street & First Avenue
Directions via Google Maps
Located in Thomas Jefferson Park
Center Manager: Sherrie Plowden
Deputy Center Manager: Stephanie Hazell
Phone: (212) 860-1383 (212) 860-1372
Fax: (212) 860-1371
This is an Accessible Recreation Center.
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday:
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Monday-Fridays, 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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
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Accessible Fitness Equipment (1)
Locker Room (2)
Afterschool Room (1)
Multipurpose Room (2)
Artificial Turf Field (1)
Picnic Area (4)
Athletic Field (3)
Basketball Court (Outdoor) (8)
Pool (Outdoor) (2)
Computer Resource Center (1)
Pool Table (2)
Exercise Equipment (Outdoor) (1)
Soccer Field (Outdoor) (1)
Fitness Room (1)
Handball Court (Outdoor) (4)
Track (Outdoor) (1)