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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

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.

Did you know many Recreation Centers have computer classes? Learn skills from basic computing to making digital art. Visit the Computer Resource Center (CRC) schedule on your center's webpage, or check out the CRC homepage.

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.

Please note: 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.

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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Cardio Room (1)

Locker Room (2)

Dance Room (1)

Pool (Indoor) (1)

Fitness Room (1)

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