Recreation Center 54
348 East 54th Street
New York, NY 10022
1st & 2nd Avenues
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Located in Recreation Center 54
Emanuel Diaz (Center Manager), Alise Brogdon (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (212) 754-5411 (212) 754-0293
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 through Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Please note: Recreation Center members must store their personal belongings in the lockers using a sturdy, key lock. You may be asked to show your lock at the front desk in order to ensure the security of your belongings. This facility shuts its doors at closing time. All activities 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.
Accessible Fitness Equipment (1)
Media Lab (1)
Basketball Court (Indoor) (1)
Multipurpose Room (1)
Cardio Room (1)
Pool (Indoor) (1)
Dance Room (1)
Stretching Area (1)
Fitness Room (1)
Table Tennis Table (3)
Track (Indoor) (1)
Volleyball Court (Indoor) (1)
Locker Room (2)