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Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

W. 59 St., W. 60 St., bet. Amsterdam Ave. and W. End Ave.

Manhattan

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

The Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, formerly known as Recreation Center 59, has been a vital community resource since the early 20th century. First purchased by the City in 1906 for use as a playground, the park parcel spanned mid-block lots from West 59th to West 60th Streets. Soon thereafter, the 60th Street Bathhouse opened on site. By 1942, the park had expanded to its present size.

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Recreation CentersGertrude Ederle Recreation Center

On Wednesday, January 28, Zumba at 6:30 p.m. is cancelled. On Thursday, January 29, Low Impact Fitness at 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. are both cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience. For more information, please call the center at (212) 397-3159.
Anticipated Completion: 01/29/2015

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center Weather

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    26°F
  • Thu
    Increasing Clouds
    34°F
  • Fri
    Chance Snow
    35°F
  • Sat
    Sunny
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