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McCarren Play Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

776 Lorimer Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Cross Streets: Bayard Street and Driggs Avenue
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Located in McCarren Park

Center Management: Seamus Moloney (Center Manager), Jeff Cooper (Deputy Center Manager), Tom Beaver (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (718) 218-2380
Fax: (718) 218-2390

Accessible Facilities This is an Accessible Recreation Center.

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Additional Information

Please note: Members must store their belongings in the lockers provided and must secure their lockers with a sturdy key lock. This facility shuts its doors at closing time.  Some activities may shut down 15 minutes early.


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.

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Building Hours

Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 9:45 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM


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Accessible Fitness Equipment (2)

Playground (1)

Afterschool Room (1)

Pool (Outdoor) (1)

Basketball Court (Indoor) (1)

Skate Park (Outdoor) (1)

Basketball Court (Outdoor) (1)

Soccer Field (Outdoor) (1)

Cardio Room (1)

Sprinkler (1)

Computer Resource Center (1)

Stretching Area (1)

Fitness Room (1)

Table Tennis Table (5)

Gymnasium (1)

Tennis Court (Outdoor) (4)

Multipurpose Room (3)

Track (Outdoor) (1)

Picnic Area (1)

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