Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center
2180 First Avenue
New York, NY 10029
East 112th Street & First Avenue
Directions via Google Maps
Located in Thomas Jefferson Park
Center Management: Sherrie Plowden (Center Manager), Noel Byfield (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (212) 860-1383 (212) 860-1372
Fax: (212) 860-1371
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.
Monday-Fridays, 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Please note: This facility shuts its doors at closing time. Some activities may shut down 15 minutes early.
Recreation centers operate in seasonal schedules, with program availability additionally affected by Parks' afterschool and summer camps. In 2016, programs rotate in the following increments: January - March, April - June, July - September and October - December.
Computer Resource Centers 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.
Accessible Fitness Equipment (1)
Locker Room (2)
Afterschool Room (1)
Multipurpose Room (2)
Artificial Turf Field (1)
Picnic Area (4)
Athletic Field (3)
Basketball Court (Outdoor) (8)
Pool (Outdoor) (2)
Computer Resource Center (1)
Pool Table (2)
Exercise Equipment (Outdoor) (1)
Soccer Field (Outdoor) (1)
Fitness Room (1)
Handball Court (Outdoor) (4)
Track (Outdoor) (1)