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Metropolitan Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

On Friday, July 3, this Recreation Center is open 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. On Saturday, July 4, this Recreation Center is closed. We hope you enjoy the holiday!

261 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Cross Streets: Bedford and Metropolitan avenues
Directions via Google Maps

Located in Metropolitan Recreation Center

Deputy Center Manager: James Graham, Isiah Forde
Phone: (718) 599-5707
Fax: (718) 599-5745

Limited Access Facilities This is a Limited Access Recreation Center.

Do you know about NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun series? This (free) program provides NYC's best cultural offerings right to your local Recreation Center. Learn to salsa, tango or merengue; be wowed by a Japanese drumming performance; or paint your own canvas on a stunning rooftop in downtown Manhattan. These are all coming up! Find out more by visiting the Arts, Culture & Fun page.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Every day, the pool schedule and any special announcements can be accessed by calling the center at (718) 599-5707 and then pressing the number 5.

Please note: This facility shuts its doors at closing time.  Some activities may shut down 15 minutes early.

Holidays

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.

Recreation Center Membership Gift Cards

Give the Gift of Sports, Fitness and Fun!

Purchase a Recreation Center Membership Gift Card, and share the joy of health with a family member, friend, or loved one. Gift Cards may be redeemed at any one of Parks' 35 recreation centers across New York City.

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Facilities

Pool (Indoor) (1)

Fitness Room (1)

Dance Room (1)

Cardio Room (1)

Locker Room (2)