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Metropolitan Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

261 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Cross Streets: Bedford and Metropolitan avenues
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Located in Metropolitan Recreation Center

Center Management: Isiah Forde (Center Manager), Bala Huseinovic (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (718) 599-5707
Fax: (718) 599-5745

Limited Access Facilities This is a Limited Access Recreation Center.

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Additional Information

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.  Registration hours end at least 30 minutes before closing time. Other activities may shut down 15 minutes early. 

Recreation centers operate in seasonal schedules, with program availability additionally affected by Parks' afterschool and summer camps. In 2016, programs rotate in the following increments: January - March, April - June, July - September and October - December.

Computer Resource Centers follow their own 6-12 week schedules. Please contact crc@parks.nyc.gov for more information.

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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Building Hours

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

Schedules

View Center Schedule

View Pool Schedule

Facilities

Cardio Room (1)

Locker Room (2)

Dance Room (1)

Pool (Indoor) (1)

Fitness Room (1)

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