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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Metropolitan Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

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

Located in Metropolitan Recreation Center

Center Manager: Farrell Coates
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.

Welcome!  Browse here to discover what your new favorite hobbies will be this year!  Recreation Centers have tons to offer, like fitness classes, swimming pools, basketball courts, computer classes, pool tables and more!  Join for only $0-150 per year.

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.

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)

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