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Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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


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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 Tuesday, July 22, the Senior Fitness class at 10:00 a.m. and the Toddler Learn to Play Basketball program at 11:00 a.m. are cancelled. Please call Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center staff at (212) 397-3159 for more information.
Anticipated Completion: 07/22/2014

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