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Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

Effective April 11, 2015, the Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center will be closed until renovations are complete. Parks will continue to serve the Bed-Stuy community by offering quality activities during the exciting renovations to the Center. As part of this preserved programming, there will be a host of recreational activities on weekdays after school in April and May, weekends in May and June, and weekdays in July and August. The programs will range from fitness classes and arts, to bike riding and games for all ages.

670 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Cross Streets: Marcy & Tompkins
Directions via Google Maps

Located in Herbert Von King Park

Center Management: Gene Fowler (Center Manager)
Phone: (718) 622-2082
Fax: (718) 622-2598

Limited Access Facilities This is a Limited Access 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.

Additional Information


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

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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

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


View Center Schedule

View Computer Resource Center Schedule


Amphitheater (Outdoor) (1)

Dance Room (1)

Arts & Crafts Room (2)

Handball Court (Outdoor) (2)

Auditorium (1)

Kitchen (1)

Baseball Field (1)

Multipurpose Room (1)

Basketball Court (Outdoor) (1)

Playground (2)

Computer Resource Center (1)

Spray Shower (1)

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