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§2-14 Recreation Center Membership Fees

a. For purposes of this section, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

Recreation Center
"Recreation Center" shall mean a building or structure located within property under the jurisdiction of the Department, with the primary purpose of providing recreational programming and other community activities.
Adult Membership Fee
"Adult Membership Fee" shall mean the membership fee for use of recreation centers in a particular class (i.e. Recreation Center with Indoor Pool, Recreation Center without Indoor Pool) ) for all patrons between and including twenty-five (25) and sixty-one (61) years of age, not including session fees, except for patrons who otherwise qualify for the Senior Citizen Membership Fee. Membership includes, but is not limited to, use of fitness equipment, indoor pools and computer resource centers.
Young Adult Membership Fee
“Young Adult Membership Fee” shall mean the membership fee for use of recreation centers in a particular class (i.e. Recreation Center with Indoor Pool, Recreation Center without Indoor Pool) for all patrons between and including eighteen (18) and twenty-four (24) years of age, not including session fees.  For patrons who, as of June 1, 2013, are between and including eighteen (18) and twenty-four (24) years of age and have six (6) months or more remaining on their Adult Membership, the Department will extend membership for three (3) months beyond the current expiration date.  For patrons who, as of June 1, 2013, are between and including eighteen (18) and twenty-four (24) years of age and have less than six (6) months remaining on their Adult Membership, the Department will extend membership for one (1) month beyond the current expiration date.  Membership includes, but is not limited to, use of fitness equipment, indoor pools and computer resource centers.
Senior Citizen Membership Fee
"Senior Citizen Membership Fee" shall mean the membership fee for use of recreation centers in a particular class (i.e. Recreation Center with Indoor Pool, Recreation Center without Indoor Pool) for all patrons sixty-two (62) years of age and over, not including session fees. Patrons who held active Senior Citizen Recreation Center Memberships as of June 30, 2011, but allowed their membership to expire, have until December 31, 2013 to purchase a new membership at the Senior Citizen rate.  Patrons who held active Senior Citizen Recreation Center Memberships as of June 30, 2011, but allowed their Senior Citizen Membership to expire and subsequently purchased an Adult Membership, may purchase a new membership at the Senior Citizen rate after the expiration of their current Adult Membership. Membership includes, but is not limited to, use of fitness equipment, indoor pools and computer resource centers.
Child Membership Fee
"Child Membership Fee" shall mean the membership fee for use of recreation centers in a particular class (i.e. Recreation Center with Indoor Pool, Recreation Center without Indoor Pool) for all patrons under eighteen (18) years of age, not including session fees. Membership includes, but is not limited to, use of fitness equipment, indoor pools and computer resource centers.
Recreation Center without Indoor Pool
"Recreation Center without Indoor Pool" shall include all recreation centers without indoor pools, including, but not limited to the following recreation centers: Hunts Point Recreation Center, Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, Von King Recreation Center, Sunset Recreation Center, Red Hook Recreation Center, J.H. Wright Recreation Center, Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, Al Smith Recreation Center, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Sorrentino Recreation Center, Cromwell Recreation Center, Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, St. James Recreation Center, Faber Recreation Center, Lyons Recreation Center, Al Oerter Recreation Center, and Owen Dolan Recreation Center.
Recreation Center with Indoor Pool
"Recreation Center with Indoor Pool" shall include all recreation centers with indoor pools, including, but not limited to the following recreation centers: St. Mary's Recreation Center, Brownsville Recreation Center, Metropolitan Pool Recreation Center, St. John's Recreation Center, Asser Levy Recreation Center, Hansborough Recreation Center, Recreation Center 54, Gertrude Ederle, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatic Center, Chelsea Recreation Center, and Roy Wilkins Recreation Center.
Session Fees
"Session Fees" shall mean all fees associated with specific instructor-led courses including, but not limited to the following activities: aerobic classes, martial arts instruction, music lessons, and yoga classes.

b. No person shall use any recreation center and/or participate in activities requiring the payment of a session fee as defined in this section unless such person has paid the applicable annual membership fee set forth in subdivision (c) of this section in addition to any applicable session fees.

c. Recreation Center Membership Fee Schedules.
The Commissioner shall charge a recreation center member subject to these provisions the amount set forth in the following schedule for an annual membership. Such annual membership does not include session fees.

Type of Recreation Center Child Membership fee Young Adult Membership fee Adult Membership fee Senior Citizen Membership Fee
Recreation Center with Indoor Pool $0 $25 $150 $25
Recreation Center without Indoor Pool $0 $25 $100 $25

d. Session Fees

1. Session fees will be set pursuant to the following schedule:

Type of Recreation Center Session Fee (Maximum)
Recreation Center with Indoor Pool $10-$100
Recreation Center without Indoor Pool $10-$100

2. Factors for Determination of Session Fees. In determining the amount of the session fees pursuant to the schedule above, the following factors shall be taken into consideration:

  1. the length of the course
  2. the number of scheduled classes
  3. the skill required for the instructor
  4. the expected number of participants
  5. such other information as the Commissioner deems relevant

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