Al Oerter Recreation Center
131-40 Fowler Avenue
Flushing, New York 11355
Cross Streets: Fowler Avenue and College Point Boulevard.
Directions via Google Maps
Located in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Center Manager: Ken Conyers, John Falzon
Deputy Center Manager: Janet Premus, David Deas
Phone: (718) 353-7853
Fax: (718) 353-7687
This is an Accessible Recreation Center.
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday:
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Registration Desk is open Monday - Friday from 6:00am to 9:00pm,Saturday from 9:00am to 4:00pm and on Sunday from 8:00am to 3:00pm
Registration desk is for new membership processing, membership renewals and class registrations.
Cleaning of fitness areas:
Weight Room: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Cardio Room: Tuesday through Friday 2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
New Cardio Room: Tuesday through Friday 3:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Gym (Basketball Court) and Track: Monday through Friday 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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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Dance Room (1)
Cardio Room (2)
Locker Room (2)
Table Tennis Table (6)
Computer Resource Center (1)
Basketball Court (Indoor) (1)
Track (Indoor) (1)
Handball Court (Indoor) (2)
Fitness Room (1)
Accessible Fitness Equipment (6)