Metropolitan Recreation Center
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
This is a Limited Access Recreation Center.
Since 1910, the Department of Parks & Recreation has provided the most affordable and extensive network of recreational services throughout New York City. Our recreation centers offer facilities such as indoor pools, weight rooms, basketball courts, and dance studios, art studios, game rooms, and libraries. All of our recreation centers offer a range of programs for people of all ages.
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.
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.
Pool (Indoor) (1)
Fitness Room (1)
Dance Room (1)
Cardio Room (1)
Locker Room (2)