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Computer Resource Centers Arts and Technology

Learn how to animate a cartoon, film and edit your own comedy show, make your own website, get rid of wrinkles in a picture, mix and edit your own music, and so much more!


Arts and Technology classes enable practiced computer users to explore digital tools to produce high-quality photos, videos, music, graphics, and publications. By joining these classes, students become creators, displaying their artistic abilities while gaining an understanding of the behind-the-scenes world of the media that they see and hear every day.

Introductory classes include:

  • MM060 Intro to Digital Photography
  • MM101 Intro to Photoshop
  • MM104 Intro to Web Design
  • MM107 Intro to Digital Video
  • MM108 Intro to Digital Audio
  • MM109 Intro to Digital Animation Stop Motion

Equipment Available

  • 64 iMac G5 computers
  • Scanners
  • Digital cameras (class-time access only)
  • Video cameras (class-time access only)
  • Audio tools
  • Adobe Creative Suite


To enroll for a class, please email A recreation center membership number is required prior to class registration.


Al Oerter Recreation Center
131-40 Fowler Avenue, Flushing, New York 11355
(718) 353-7853

Al Smith Recreation Center
80 Catherine Street, New York, NY 10038
(212) 285-0301

Brownsville Recreation Center
1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY 11212
(718) 485-4633 (718) 345-2706

Chelsea Recreation Center
430 West 25th Street, New York, NY 10001
(212) 255-3705

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center
128 Pitt Street, New York, NY 10002
(212) 387-7687

Hansborough Recreation Center
35 West 134th Street, New York, NY 10037
(212) 234-9603

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center
85 Bradhurst Avenue, New York, NY 10039
(212) 234-9607 (212) 234-9608

McCarren Play Center
776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn, New York 11222
(718) 218-2380

Sorrentino Recreation Center
18-48 Cornaga Avenue Far Rockaway, NY 11691
(718) 471-4818

St. John's Recreation Center
1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn, NY 11213
(718) 218-2380

St. Mary's Recreation Center
450 Saint Ann's Avenue, Bronx, NY 10455
(718) 402-5155

Sunset Park Recreation Center
7th Avenue at 43rd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232
(718) 972-2135 (718) 972-0567

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