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Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center

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In observance of Presidents' Day, on Monday, February 15, this Recreation Center operates on a reduced schedule. It opens at its normal time and closes at 5:00 p.m.

Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
2/8
Tuesday
2/9
Wednesday
2/10
Thursday
2/11
Friday
2/12
Saturday
2/13
Sunday
2/14

Building Hours
8:00 a - 8:45 p

8:00 a - 8:45 p
Fitness Room Access
Adult, Teen

Fitness Room Access

Open access for adults and youth 16+


Adult, Teen

8:00 a - 10:30 a
Table Tennis: Adult
Adult, Senior

Table Tennis: Adult

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.


Adult, Senior

8:30 a - 11:30 a
Department of Education
Child

Department of Education

Physical education: children ages 5-13 years old.


Child

12:00 p - 2:00 p
Basketball: Senior and Adults Open
Adult, Senior

Basketball: Senior and Adults Open

Gymnasium is open for structured basketball practice and play.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 5:00 p
Basketball: Youth/Teen copy
Child, Teen

Basketball: Youth/Teen copy

Instructor:  James Brooks 

To promote peace and awareness for empowering our youth through athletics, education and non-violence.


Child, Teen

3:00 p - 6:00 p
NYC Parks Afterschool Program
Child

NYC Parks Afterschool Program

Open to children ages 6-13, the Afterschool Program offers activities including arts and crafts, sports, educational activities, trips and computer use.  Registration is free.   
 
For more information regarding the NYC Parks Afterschool Program, or to register, click here.


Child

5:30 p - 8:30 p
Badminton
Adult, Senior

Badminton

Practice the mechanics of this honored sport requiring speed, agility and concentration.


Adult, Senior

7:00 p - 8:30 p
Table Tennis: Adult
Adult, Senior

Table Tennis: Adult

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
8:00 a - 8:45 p

8:00 a - 8:45 p
Fitness Room Access
Adult, Teen

Fitness Room Access

Open access for adults and youth 16+


Adult, Teen

8:00 a - 10:30 a
Table Tennis: Adult
Adult, Senior

Table Tennis: Adult

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.


Adult, Senior

8:30 a - 11:30 a
Department of Education
Child

Department of Education

Physical education: children ages 5-13 years old.


Child

12:00 p - 2:00 p
Basketball: Senior and Adults Open
Adult, Senior

Basketball: Senior and Adults Open

Gymnasium is open for structured basketball practice and play.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 5:00 p
Basketball: Youth/Teen copy
Child, Teen

Basketball: Youth/Teen copy

Instructor:  James Brooks 

To promote peace and awareness for empowering our youth through athletics, education and non-violence.


Child, Teen

3:00 p - 6:00 p
NYC Parks Afterschool Program
Child

NYC Parks Afterschool Program

Open to children ages 6-13, the Afterschool Program offers activities including arts and crafts, sports, educational activities, trips and computer use.  Registration is free.   
 
For more information regarding the NYC Parks Afterschool Program, or to register, click here.


Child

5:30 p - 8:30 p
Volleyball: Adults
Adult

Volleyball: Adults

Adult volleyball takes place indoors and it's a great way to socialize and exercise.


Adult

7:00 p - 8:30 p
Table Tennis: Adult
Adult, Senior

Table Tennis: Adult

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
8:00 a - 8:45 p

8:00 a - 8:45 p
Fitness Room Access
Adult, Teen

Fitness Room Access

Open access for adults and youth 16+


Adult, Teen

8:00 a - 10:30 a
Table Tennis: Adult
Adult, Senior

Table Tennis: Adult

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.


Adult, Senior

8:30 a - 11:30 a
Department of Education
Child

Department of Education

Physical education: children ages 5-13 years old.


Child

12:00 p - 2:00 p
Basketball: Senior and Adults Open
Adult, Senior

Basketball: Senior and Adults Open

Gymnasium is open for structured basketball practice and play.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 5:00 p
Floor Hockey
Teen

Floor Hockey

Instructor: James Brooks 

Instructional hockey for children and teens ages 6-14 years old.


Teen

3:00 p - 6:00 p
NYC Parks Afterschool Program
Child

NYC Parks Afterschool Program

Open to children ages 6-13, the Afterschool Program offers activities including arts and crafts, sports, educational activities, trips and computer use.  Registration is free.   
 
For more information regarding the NYC Parks Afterschool Program, or to register, click here.


Child

6:00 p - 8:45 p
Basketball: Youth/Teen copy
Child, Teen

Basketball: Youth/Teen copy

Instructor:  James Brooks 

To promote peace and awareness for empowering our youth through athletics, education and non-violence.


Child, Teen

6:30 p - 8:30 p
Culinary Explorers Program
Teen

Culinary Explorers Program

Instructor: James Brooks

The Culinary Explorers cooking program from New York Cares is an integrated nutrition and youth development program designed to help teens ages 13-17 to acquire independent cooking skills.


Teen

Building Hours
8:00 a - 8:45 p

8:00 a - 8:45 p
Fitness Room Access
Adult, Teen

Fitness Room Access

Open access for adults and youth 16+


Adult, Teen

8:00 a - 10:30 a
Table Tennis: Adult
Adult, Senior

Table Tennis: Adult

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.


Adult, Senior

12:00 p - 2:00 p
Basketball: Senior and Adults Open
Adult, Senior

Basketball: Senior and Adults Open

Gymnasium is open for structured basketball practice and play.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 5:00 p
Basketball: Youth/Teen copy
Child, Teen

Basketball: Youth/Teen copy

Instructor:  James Brooks 

To promote peace and awareness for empowering our youth through athletics, education and non-violence.


Child, Teen

3:00 p - 6:00 p
NYC Parks Afterschool Program
Child

NYC Parks Afterschool Program

Open to children ages 6-13, the Afterschool Program offers activities including arts and crafts, sports, educational activities, trips and computer use.  Registration is free.   
 
For more information regarding the NYC Parks Afterschool Program, or to register, click here.


Child

4:30 p - 5:30 p
Girl Scouts
Child, Teen

Girl Scouts

Instructor: Lakira Marshall and Rocio Chavira  

To give young girls the opportunity to experience the many different activities and adventures that Girls Scouts have to offer.  Girl Scouts will also encourage self-esteem, leadership, courage, confidence and character.  We encourage parent participation.


Child, Teen

Building Hours
8:00 a - 8:45 p

8:00 a - 8:45 p
Fitness Room Access
Adult, Teen

Fitness Room Access

Open access for adults and youth 16+


Adult, Teen

8:00 a - 10:30 a
Table Tennis: Adult
Adult, Senior

Table Tennis: Adult

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.


Adult, Senior

8:30 a - 11:30 a
Department of Education
Child

Department of Education

Physical education: children ages 5-13 years old.


Child

12:00 p - 2:00 p
Basketball: Senior and Adults Open
Adult, Senior

Basketball: Senior and Adults Open

Gymnasium is open for structured basketball practice and play.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 5:00 p
Basketball: Youth/Teen copy
Child, Teen

Basketball: Youth/Teen copy

Instructor:  James Brooks 

To promote peace and awareness for empowering our youth through athletics, education and non-violence.


Child, Teen

3:00 p - 6:00 p
NYC Parks Afterschool Program
Child

NYC Parks Afterschool Program

Open to children ages 6-13, the Afterschool Program offers activities including arts and crafts, sports, educational activities, trips and computer use.  Registration is free.   
 
For more information regarding the NYC Parks Afterschool Program, or to register, click here.


Child

5:30 p - 8:30 p
Volleyball: Adults
Adult

Volleyball: Adults

Adult volleyball takes place indoors and it's a great way to socialize and exercise.


Adult

Building Hours
9:00 a - 4:45 p

9:00 a - 11:00 a
Basketball Clinic: Youth/Teen
Teen

Basketball Clinic: Youth/Teen

Instructor:  Brian King

To teach the fundamentals of basketball and to encourage sportsmanship. Also to build character and leadership by using drills of basketball. For ages 12-18 years old. 


Teen

9:00 a - 11:00 a
Basketball Instruction: Boys/Girls
Child, Teen

Basketball Instruction: Boys/Girls

Instructor: Paul Hardy

Basketball tournament every Saturday, teams will be playing competitive games against each other while having fun.  Ages 12 and under.


Child, Teen

9:00 a - 4:45 p
Fitness Room Access
Adult, Teen

Fitness Room Access

Open access for adults and youth 16+


Adult, Teen

9:00 a - 10:30 a
Table Tennis: Adult
Adult, Senior

Table Tennis: Adult

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.


Adult, Senior

11:00 a - 1:00 p
Instructional Soccer
Child

Instructional Soccer

Instructor:  Paul Jeffries

To promote health and wellness through soccer, as well as inspiring positive active lifestyles, including educating youth around healthy eating habits.


Child

2:00 p - 4:30 p
Volleyball: Teen
Teen

Volleyball: Teen

Instructor: LaKira Marshall

Teens are welcome in this interdisciplinary, instructional volleyball class.  In the class, the teens will practice and enhance their volleyball skills, with the theme of promoting peace, awareness and empowerment through education and non-violence while having fun.


Teen

2:30 p - 4:00 p
Art Explorers at Al Smith Rec Center
Child

Art Explorers at Al Smith Rec Center

New York Cares Art Explorers aims to cultivate creativity, communication skills, and confidence in youth by engaging them in various arts and crafts projects with New York Cares volunteers.  Projects are often interdisciplinary and incorporate writing, drawing, art history, performance, and other skills depending on the age range of students, a team leader's creative background, and the need of the Community Partner.


Child

Building Hours
Closed

Computer Resource Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
2/8
Tuesday
2/9
Wednesday
2/10
Thursday
2/11
Friday
2/12
Saturday
2/13
Sunday
2/14

Building Hours
8:00 a - 8:45 p

8:00 a - 12:30 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Adult, Senior

12:30 p - 1:30 p
WF101 Intro to Windows 7/MS Office 2010
Adult, Senior

WF101 Intro to Windows 7/MS Office 2010

The course will introduce students to the Windows 7 operating system and cover standard Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


Adult, Senior

1:30 p - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 4:00 p
YP101 Afterschool Program Tech Curriculum
Child

YP101 Afterschool Program Tech Curriculum

The Afterschool Program Technology Curriculum offers youth ages 6-12 a variety of fun and educational computer-based activities to strengthen their academic and technology skills while encouraging creativity, self-awareness, and social activism.


Child

4:00 p - 6:00 p
YP112 Youth Media Literacy Classes

YP112 Youth Media Literacy Classes

ASP


6:30 p - 7:30 p
MM101a Intro to Photoshop
Adult, Senior

MM101a Intro to Photoshop

Photoshop is the most popular image-editing program used by graphic designers, web designers, fine artists and professional photographers. You, too, can harness the power of Photoshop to edit your photos and add artistic touches. Classes offer from CS3 to CS6, dependent on center licensing.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
8:00 a - 8:45 p

8:00 a - 12:30 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Adult, Senior

12:30 p - 1:30 p
WF050a Job Search
Adult, Senior

WF050a Job Search

A combination of resume writing, interview skills, and using various online databases will be used in order for students to conduct their job search.


Adult, Senior

1:30 p - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 4:00 p
YP217 Google CS First
Child

YP217 Google CS First

Each CS First club is based on a real-world theme and offers about 10 hours worth of lessons and activities. The different club themes aim to attract and engage students of varying backgrounds and interests. All materials are targeted at students in 4th - 8th grades (or between the ages of 9 - 14) and are free and easy to use. http://www.cs-first.com/


Child

4:00 p - 6:00 p
YP112 Youth Media Literacy Classes

YP112 Youth Media Literacy Classes

ASP


6:30 p - 7:30 p
DL101b Intro to Apple Computers
Adult, Senior

DL101b Intro to Apple Computers

Learn to use the Macintosh keyboard and mouse, how to open and save files, basic program functions and introductory internet tools.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
8:00 a - 8:45 p

8:00 a - 10:30 a
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Adult, Senior

10:30 a - 11:30 a
MM107a Intro to Digital Audio (PCs)
Adult, Senior

MM107a Intro to Digital Audio (PCs)

Intro to Digital Audio is a series of workshops designed to introduce students to the PC's audio capabilities. Programs addressed include Audacity, Windows Media Player, PowerPoint, and Windows Movie Maker.


Adult, Senior

11:30 a - 12:30 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Adult, Senior

12:30 p - 1:30 p
MM101a Intro to Photoshop
Adult, Senior

MM101a Intro to Photoshop

Photoshop is the most popular image-editing program used by graphic designers, web designers, fine artists and professional photographers. You, too, can harness the power of Photoshop to edit your photos and add artistic touches. Classes offer from CS3 to CS6, dependent on center licensing.


Adult, Senior

1:30 p - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 4:00 p
YP217 Google CS First
Child

YP217 Google CS First

Each CS First club is based on a real-world theme and offers about 10 hours worth of lessons and activities. The different club themes aim to attract and engage students of varying backgrounds and interests. All materials are targeted at students in 4th - 8th grades (or between the ages of 9 - 14) and are free and easy to use. http://www.cs-first.com/


Child

4:00 p - 6:00 p
YP112 Youth Media Literacy Classes

YP112 Youth Media Literacy Classes

ASP


6:00 p - 8:30 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
8:00 a - 8:45 p

8:00 a - 10:30 a
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Adult, Senior

10:30 a - 11:30 a
DL106 Web 2.0 Social Networking
Adult

DL106 Web 2.0 Social Networking

What are Twitter, Tumblr, Weebly, Google Drive, Facebook, Flickr and You Tube? Web 2.0 will teach you about various forms and methods of information sharing. 


Adult

11:30 a - 12:30 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Adult, Senior

12:30 p - 1:30 p
ST110 Google Earth
Senior

ST110 Google Earth

Explore the physical world through Google Earth! Discover how Google Earth can be used for informational, educational, and recreational purposes.


Senior

1:30 p - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 4:00 p
YP217 Google CS First
Child

YP217 Google CS First

Each CS First club is based on a real-world theme and offers about 10 hours worth of lessons and activities. The different club themes aim to attract and engage students of varying backgrounds and interests. All materials are targeted at students in 4th - 8th grades (or between the ages of 9 - 14) and are free and easy to use. http://www.cs-first.com/


Child

4:00 p - 6:00 p
YP112 Youth Media Literacy Classes

YP112 Youth Media Literacy Classes

ASP


6:00 p - 8:30 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
8:00 a - 8:45 p

8:00 a - 10:30 a
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Adult, Senior

10:30 a - 11:30 a
IT101 Intro to Computer Hardware
Adult, Senior

IT101 Intro to Computer Hardware

Investigate the nuts and bolts of the computer! Students will learn to identify computer parts and their functions.


Adult, Senior

11:30 a - 12:30 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Adult, Senior

12:30 p - 1:30 p
DL108 Intro to External Devices
Adult, Senior

DL108 Intro to External Devices

Learn how to store and access data on various pieces of equipment.


Adult, Senior

1:30 p - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 4:00 p
YP217 Google CS First
Child

YP217 Google CS First

Each CS First club is based on a real-world theme and offers about 10 hours worth of lessons and activities. The different club themes aim to attract and engage students of varying backgrounds and interests. All materials are targeted at students in 4th - 8th grades (or between the ages of 9 - 14) and are free and easy to use. http://www.cs-first.com/


Child

4:00 p - 6:00 p
YP112 Youth Media Literacy Classes

YP112 Youth Media Literacy Classes

ASP


6:00 p - 8:30 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 4:45 p

9:00 a - 12:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Adult, Senior

10:00 a - 12:00 p
DL101d Intro to Computers (Mandarin)
Adult, Senior

DL101d Intro to Computers (Mandarin)

Learn typing and mouse skills, how to open and save files, basic program functions, and introductory internet tools in Mandarin.


Adult, Senior

12:00 p - 2:30 p
OT100 Teen Open Access
Teen

OT100 Teen Open Access

During Teen Open Access hours, users ages 13-17 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Teen

2:30 p - 4:30 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child

OY100 Youth Open Access

During Youth Open Access hours, users ages 6-12 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Child

Building Hours
Closed

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