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Al Oerter Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

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

Fowler Avenue and College Point Boulevard.

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Located in Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Center Management: Anthony Traverso (Center Manager), David Deas (Deputy Center Manager), Alexander Sokol (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (718) 353-7853
Fax: (718) 353-7687

Accessible Facilities 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.

Additional Information

Please note: This facility shuts its doors at closing time.  Registration hours end at least 30 minutes before closing time. Other activities may shut down 15 minutes early. 

Recreation centers operate in seasonal schedules, with program availability additionally affected by Parks' afterschool and summer camps. In 2016, 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.

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Building Hours

Monday - Friday: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


View Center Schedule

View Computer Resource Center Schedule


Accessible Fitness Equipment (6)

Handball Court (Indoor) (2)

Basketball Court (Indoor) (1)

Lobby (1)

Cardio Room (2)

Locker Room (2)

Computer Resource Center (1)

Racquetball (2)

Dance Room (1)

Table Tennis Table (6)

Fitness Room (1)

Track (Indoor) (1)

Gymnasium (1)

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