Owen Dolen Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

Owen Dolen Recreation Center remains closed to the public until further notice. Some recreation centers are being used for COVID-19 testing and vaccination services, the Learning Bridges program, and critical seasonal training. Please visit our Recreation Centers page to find an alternate recreation center.

Join before December 31st, 2021 and receive a FREE one year membership. Valid ID and proof of vaccination required.

2551 Westchester Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461
Cross Streets:

E. Tremont Avenue/Westchester Square


Directions via Google Maps

Located in Owen F. Dolen Park

Center Management: Kathleen Walker-Pinckney (Center Manager), Ray Combest (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (718) 829-0156 (718) 822-4202
Fax:(718) 822-4201

Limited Access Facilities This is a Limited Access Recreation Center.

How to Join Our Recreation Centers

To become a member, you must first visit your local recreation center. Bring a completed Recreation Center Membership Registration form, a valid ID, and proof of your Covid-19 vaccination.

Learn more about our recreation center memberships

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.

Open the 1st & 2nd Saturdays of each month!

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

Facilities

Afterschool Room (1)

Media Lab (1)

Billiard Room (1)

Multipurpose Room (1)

Fitness Room (1)

Performance Space (1)

Kitchen (1)

Pool Table (1)

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