Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center is closed until Spring 2024 due to structural issues found during an construction project on the center’s exterior and is currently being addressed and rectified.

1 Clarkson Street
New York, NY 10014
Cross Streets:

Clarkson Street at 7th Avenue South

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Located in Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

Accessible Facilities
This is an Accessible Recreation Center.

Center Management: Trevor Merk (Center Manager), Kimberly Donovan (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (212) 242-5228 (212) 242-5419
Fax: (212) 242-5422

How to Join Our Recreation Centers

To become a member, you must first visit your local recreation center. Bring a completed Recreation Center Membership Registration form and a valid ID.

Learn more about our recreation center memberships

Health and Safety

Effective March 7, 2022, proof of vaccination, temperature checks, and health screenings are no longer required to enter our recreation centers.

Masks are strongly encouraged during all activities at recreation centers. Wash your hands before attending a program and stay home if you are sick.

Additional Information

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.

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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Afterschool Room (1)

Locker Room (2)

Artificial Turf Field (1)

Media Lab (1)

Arts & Crafts Room (1)

Multipurpose Room (1)

Athletic Field (1)

Playground (1)

Baseball Field (1)

Pool (Indoor) (1)

Basketball Court (Indoor) (2)

Pool (Outdoor) (1)

Bocce Courts (Outdoor) (1)

Rooftop Sundeck (Outdoor) (1)

Cardio Room (1)

Soccer Field (Outdoor) (1)

Dance Room (1)

Sprinkler (1)

Fitness Room (2)

Table Tennis Table (6)

Gymnasium (2)

Track (Indoor) (1)

Handball Court (Outdoor) (5)

Volleyball Court (Indoor) (1)

Lobby (1)

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