Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, this Recreation Center's hours will be reduced. On Wednesday, November 22, the facility opens at its normal time and closes at 5:00 p.m. The class schedule may change as a result, so please call the center. On Thursday, November 23, this facility is closed.
80 Catherine Street
New York, NY 10038
Cherry & Monroe Streets
Directions via Google Maps
Located in Alfred E. Smith Playground
Center Management: Durice Jones (Center Manager), Kimberly Donovan (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (212) 285-0300 (212) 285-0302
Fax: (212) 285-0304
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.
Please note: This facility shuts its doors at closing time. Some activities may shut down 15 minutes early.
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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.
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.
Artificial Turf Field (1)
Basketball Court (Indoor) (1)
Locker Room (2)
Basketball Court (Outdoor) (1)
Multipurpose Room (1)
Computer Resource Center (1)
Picnic Area (1)
Dance Room (1)
Fitness Room (1)
Table Tennis Table (2)
Volleyball Court (Indoor) (1)
Handball Court (Outdoor) (1)