Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center remains closed to the public until further notice. Some recreation centers are being used for COVID-19 testing and vaccination services, the Learning Bridges program, and critical seasonal training. Please visit our Recreation Centers page to find an alternate recreation center.

232 West 60th Street
New York, NY 10023
Cross Streets:

West End Avenue and Amsterdam Avenue

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Located in Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

Center Management: Lincoln Jacobs (Center Manager), Shanel Burgess (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (212) 397-3159
Fax:(212) 397-3059

Accessible Facilities This is an Accessible Recreation Center.

Interested in learning computers or multimedia production? Visit the media lab in your recreation center and sign up for a wide range of programs! Media Education workshops are free with membership and open to people of all ages and abilities.

Additional Information

The swimming pool is open Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM & Saturday: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM 

A swim cap is required to use the pool.

Registration Hours:

Monday - Friday: 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Members are encouraged to secure valuables in security lockers located near the front desk. All other belongings must be secured in the locker room, and it is recommended that a strong/sturdy key lock be used.

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. 

Please note: This facility shuts its doors at closing time.  Some activities may shut down 15 minutes early. Management reserves the right to amend all schedules & room availability without prior notice.



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.

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Building Hours

Monday - Friday: 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Accessible Fitness Equipment (4)

Lobby (1)

Basketball Court (Indoor) (1)

Locker Room (3)

Classroom (1)

Media Lab (1)

Dance Room (1)

Multipurpose Room (2)

Fitness Room (1)

Pool (Indoor) (1)

Gymnasium (1)

Table Tennis Table (2)

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