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Al Oerter Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

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

Accessible Facilities This is an Accessible Recreation Center.

Do you know about NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun series? This (free) program provides NYC's best cultural offerings right to your local Recreation Center. Learn to salsa, tango or merengue; be wowed by a Japanese drumming performance; or paint your own canvas on a stunning rooftop in downtown Manhattan. These are all coming up! Find out more by visiting the Arts, Culture & Fun page.

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 A: Monday to Friday 2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Sunday 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Cardio Room B: Monday to Friday 3:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Sunday 10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Track: Monday to 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.

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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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)

Racquetball (2)

Gymnasium (1)

Accessible Fitness Equipment (6)

Lobby (1)

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