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Chelsea Recreation Center

W. 25 St., 9 Ave. To 10 Ave.

Manhattan

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A state-of-the-art facility, the Chelsea Recreation Center is a neighborhood gem that boasts eclectic offerings for New Yorkers of all ages. Chelsea is one of the largest recreation centers in the city, and visitors make full use of its crisp facilities and extensive sports, arts, and educational programming for kids and adults alike. The center features a six-lane, 25-yard pool, a gymnasium with basketball and volleyball courts, plus fitness rooms, a dance studio, a game room, and an arts and crafts room. Fitness classes offered range from gymnastics and ballet to aerobics and yoga. Beyond athletics, the center also hosts teen open mic nights, a hip-hop club, drama hour, and senior painting workshops, to name a few. In addition, the Computer Resource Center provides free computer access and instruction for skills such as word processing, internet use, web design, and desktop publishing.

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Youth Wheelchair Basketball

NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages...

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Recreation CentersChelsea Recreation Center

From Friday, December 26 at 7:00 p.m. to Sunday, December 28 at 4:00 p.m., the weight room is closed. It is expected to reopen on Monday, December 29 at 6:30 a.m. Also, there are reduced hours at NYC Parks' Recreation Centers over the holidays. On Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, Recreation Centers open at the normal time, but close at 5 p.m. On Christmas Day and New Year's Day, Recreation Centers are closed. For more information, please visit the holiday schedule link featured on each Recreation Center's homepage under "Holidays".
Anticipated Completion: 01/01/2015

Chelsea Recreation Center Weather

  • Sun
    Showers
    52°F
  • Mon
    Mostly Sunny
    45°F
  • Tue
    Slight Chc Snow
    35°F
  • Wed
    Mostly Sunny
    34°F

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