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Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

Roy Wilkins Recreation Center will be undergoing Capital improvements starting March 12. Upgrades include: a new roof over the gym, rebuilt activity rooms, and improved drainage and waterproofing in and around the building. Over the next 18 months, some programming spaces and some areas of the building will be closed to complete work. Please check this website regularly for closure details.

Due to ongoing capital projects, the facility will be closed to the public November 26 - November 30. The facility is expected to reopen on December 1, 2018. Thank you for your patience as we complete this project. If you require additional assistance, please contact the facility managers at (718) 276 - 8686 or NYC Parks Queens Recreation at (718) 393 - 7370.

177th Street & Baisley Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11434
Cross Streets:

Baisley and Merrick boulevards


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Located in Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

Center Management: Lynn Delossantos (Center Manager), Ruth Hernandez (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (718) 276-8686
Fax:(718) 276-8690

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: 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. 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.

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.

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: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Facilities

Baseball Field (1)

Locker Room (2)

Basketball Court (Indoor) (2)

Manmade Pond and Falls (1)

Basketball Court (Outdoor) (8)

Playground (1)

Cricket Field (1)

Pool (Indoor) (1)

Fitness Room (1)

Senior Garden (1)

Gymnasium (1)

Table Tennis Table (1)

Handball Court (Outdoor) (4)

Tennis Court (Outdoor) (4)

Kitchen (1)

Track (Outdoor) (1)

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