Al Oerter Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

As of June 14, 2021, Al Oerter Recreation Center is open on a limited basis. Our recreation centers are currently only open to patrons with an active membership as of March 2020. We are not registering new members at this time.

131-40 Fowler Avenue
Flushing, New York 11355
Cross Streets:

Fowler Avenue and College Point Boulevard.


Directions via Google Maps

Located in Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Center Management: Anthony Traverso (Center Manager), Talaya Melton; Monet Davis; Sasha Edwards-Patillo (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (718) 353-7853
Fax:(718) 353-7687

Accessible Facilities This is an Accessible Recreation Center.

Reservations

With safety precautions in mind, in order to limit the number of people in the facility, you must have an advance reservation to use this recreation center. Please visit our Recreation Center Reservations page to schedule your visit page to schedule your visit.

For the safety of our employees and patrons, some amenities or programs may have been changed or removed. Please check your individual center for information.

At this time, indoor pools are not open to the public.

Health and Safety

In order to keep our members and employees safe and healthy, we ask that you help us prevent the spread of COVID-19. When using a recreation center, please make sure that you:

  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Maintain six feet of physical distance
  • Wear an acceptable face covering, and
  • Wash your hands often

You will be asked to complete a health screening and your temperature will be taken before you enter the facility.You will be required to wear a mask unless you are medically unable to do so.

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

Holidays

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.

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Building Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Facilities

Accessible Fitness Equipment (6)

Lobby (1)

Basketball Court (Indoor) (1)

Locker Room (2)

Cardio Room (2)

Media Lab (1)

Dance Room (1)

Racquetball (2)

Fitness Room (1)

Table Tennis Table (7)

Gymnasium (1)

Track (Indoor) (1)

Handball Court (Indoor) (2)

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