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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Advisory

Due to the winter storm, Parks Afterschool will be cancelled today. Other programs and services have also been affected by this storm.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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McCarren Play Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

776 Lorimer Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Cross Streets:

Bayard Street and Driggs Avenue

Directions via Google Maps

Located in McCarren Park

Center Management: Laura Nunez (Center Manager), Tom Beaver (Deputy Center Manager), Bala Huseinovic (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (718) 218-2380
Fax:(718) 218-2390

Accessible Facilities This is an Accessible Recreation Center.

United States veterans and people with disabilities can now become recreation center members for only $25 per year. Visit or call any recreation center to find out more.

Additional Information

Please note: This facility shuts its doors at closing time.  Registration hours end at least 30 minutes before closing time. Other activities may shut down 15 minutes early.

Recreation centers operate in seasonal schedules, with program availability additionally affected by Parks' afterschool and summer camps. Programs rotate in the following increments: January - March, April - June, July - September and October - December.

Media Labs follow their own 6-12 week schedules, depending on the type of class being offered.



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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Building Hours

Monday - Friday: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Accessible Fitness Equipment (2)

Playground (1)

Afterschool Room (1)

Pool (Outdoor) (1)

Basketball Court (Indoor) (1)

Skate Park (Outdoor) (1)

Basketball Court (Outdoor) (1)

Soccer Field (Outdoor) (1)

Cardio Room (1)

Sprinkler (1)

Fitness Room (1)

Stretching Area (1)

Gymnasium (1)

Table Tennis Table (5)

Media Lab (1)

Tennis Court (Outdoor) (4)

Multipurpose Room (3)

Track (Outdoor) (1)

Picnic Area (1)

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