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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Advisory

Due to the winter storm, Parks Afterschool will be cancelled today. Recreation centers remain open at this time. Other programs and services have also been affected by this storm.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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J. Hood Wright Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

351 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10033
Cross Streets:

West 174th Street & Fort Washington Avenue

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Located in J. Hood Wright Park

Center Management: Sharon Williams (Center Manager), Charlene Edwards (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (212) 927-1563 (212) 927-1514
Fax:(212) 927-8882

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

Registration Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 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. 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: 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM


View Center Schedule

View Media Lab Schedule


Athletic Field (2)

Library (1)

Basketball Court (Outdoor) (2)

Media Lab (1)

Fitness Room (1)

Multipurpose Room (1)

Game Room (1)

Playground (1)

Handball Court (Outdoor) (2)

Pool Table (1)

Kitchen (1)

Table Tennis Table (1)

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