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Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

This Recreation Center's hours are affected over Thanksgiving. On Wednesday, November 25, it opens at its regularly scheduled time, but closes at 5:00 p.m. On Thursday, November 26 it is closed. Regular hours resume on Friday, November 27.

232 West 60th Street
New York, NY 10023
Cross Streets: West End Avenue and Amsterdam Avenue
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Located in Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

Center Manager: Tuwanda Harmon
Deputy Center Manager: Sandi Higgins
Phone: (212) 397-3159

Accessible Facilities This is an Accessible Recreation Center.

Did you know many Recreation Centers have computer classes? Learn skills from basic computing to making digital art. Visit the Computer Resource Center (CRC) schedule on your center's webpage, or check out the CRC homepage.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The swimming pool is open Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM & Saturday: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM 

A swim cap is required to use the pool.

Registration Hours:

Monday - Friday: 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Members are encouraged to secure valuables in security lockers located near the front desk. All other belongings must be secured in the locker room, and it is recommended that a strong/sturdy key lock be used.


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.

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Accessible Fitness Equipment (4)

Gymnasium (1)

Basketball Court (Indoor) (1)

Lobby (1)

Classroom (1)

Locker Room (3)

Computer Resource Center (1)

Multipurpose Room (2)

Dance Room (1)

Pool (Indoor) (1)

Fitness Room (1)

Table Tennis Table (2)

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