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Chelsea Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

Beginning Tuesday, April 10th and ending Saturday, June 30th, the center will be replacing all light fixtures and lighting equipment to LED. There will be temporary closures of room scheduled throughout this project. Please speak with front desk or view signage at front desk regarding closures. Thank you for understanding as we improve our center.

On Monday, May 28, this Recreation Center is closed in observance of Memorial Day.

430 West 25th Street
New York, NY 10001
Cross Streets:

9th & 10th avenues

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Located in Chelsea Recreation Center

Center Management: Cynthaly Pinckney (Center Manager), Rich Martinez & Bobby Vangelatos (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (212) 255-3705
Fax:(212) 255-3706

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

Please note: 

On Monday-Friday evenings, the building is open for swimmers only from 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 

Monday-Friday 2/20-2/24 Youth Members are permitted in the facility from 12:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m. for school winter recess. After 6:00 P.M. Youth are permitted in building only if attending a structured youth program.

Registration Hours:

Monday - Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Members are encouraged to secure valuables in security lockers located near the front desk. It is recommended that a strong/sturdy key lock be used to secure belongings in the locker room. 

Management reserves the right to amend all schedules & room availabilities without prior notice.

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: 6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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Afterschool Room (2)

Gymnasium (1)

Arts & Crafts Room (1)

Lobby (1)

Basketball Court (Indoor) (6)

Locker Room (6)

Cardio Room (2)

Media Lab (1)

Dance Room (1)

Pool (Indoor) (1)

Fitness Room (2)

Pool Table (2)

Foosball Table (1)

Table Tennis Table (2)

Game Room (1)

Volleyball Court (Indoor) (2)

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