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Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

On Columbus Day, Monday, October 12, this Recreation Center is open from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

177th Street & Baisley Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11434
Cross Streets: Baisley and Merrick boulevards
Directions via Google Maps

Located in Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

Center Manager: Lynn Delossantos
Deputy Center Manager: Dawn Whitfield
Phone: (718) 276-8686
Fax: (718) 276-8690

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: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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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