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St. John’s Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

1251 Prospect Place
Brooklyn, NY 11213
Cross Streets: Between Troy and Schenectady Avenues
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Located in St. John's Recreation Center

Center Manager: Steve Groce
Deputy Center Manager: Lawrence James
Phone: (718) 771-2787
Fax: (718) 771-2693

Accessible Facilities This is an Accessible 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 - 10:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Registration hours:

Monday: 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM

Tuesday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 9:45 PM

Saturday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sunday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM 

Members must bring a strong/sturdy key lock and secure their belongings in the lockers.

Management reserves the right to amend all schedules & room availabilities without prior notice. 

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.

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Athletic Field (3)

Locker Room (2)

Basketball Court (Indoor) (3)

Playground (1)

Computer Resource Center (1)

Pool (Indoor) (1)

Fitness Room (2)

Pool Table (1)

Gymnasium (1)

Teen Room (1)

Kitchen (1)

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